May 6, 2011

Exciting Live Auction 3:00 PM Saturday

A busy day ahead on Saturday in historic downtown Mocksville! The Daniel Boone Family Festival, the Davie County Spring Auction and entertainment throughout the day will fill the square and Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at 10:00 AM. You must pre-register to take part in the live auction, so get there early and place a few bids on the silent auction items too! Below is a partial list of the exciting live auction items. • 2011 Heartland Trail Runner (25RLQ) Travel trailer donated by Campers Inn • Heritage Gun Safe donated by Davie Farm Service/Southern States • Kentucky Long Riffle […]
May 3, 2011

2011 Daniel Boone Family Festival and Spring Auction All Day Saturday!

A Day of Family Fun with Exciting Live and Silent Auctions, Historic Tours, Beach Music, Rock Climbing Wall, Cow pie Bingo and More All Day Saturday, May7th! Join us for a day of family fun this Saturday, May 7th from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM as Historic Downtown Mocksville and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce present the 2011 Daniel Boone Family Festival and Spring Auction. Celebrate Daniel and Rebecca Boone’s Wedding and enjoy both a silent auction and a live auction in Historic Downtown Mocksville and Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Historic Tours, Kids Activities, and Live Entertainment All Day […]
May 2, 2011

Attend The Town of Bermuda Run Long Range Planning Meetings This Week

Residents of the Town of Bermuda Run are invited to attend public input meetings on the town’s long range plan These meetings will provide citizens with an opportunity to share thoughts on issues like community character, land use, growth management, transportation, infrastructure, services, open spaces, parks and recreation, a town center, etc.  Please plan on attending at least one of these meetings being held on March Monday, May 2nd, Tuesday, May 3rd and Thursday, May 5th.  See the time and location details below.  Pending verification of sufficient bandwidth availability, these meetings will be broadcast in real time on the Davie […]
April 29, 2011

Free Event ~ The Chris Lane Band with American Idol Star Chelsea Sorrell Performing Saturday, April 30th from Noon to 3 PM.

Come celebrate with Campers Inn, this Saturday and Sunday with free hot dogs, face painting, family entertainment, door prizes and more as they celebrate the opening of North Carolina’s newest RV dealership. The Chris Lane Band, featuring American Idol Star Chelsea Sorrell,  performs from Noon until 3:00 PM Saturday.  In addition to her American Idol Top 50 Finalist claim to fame, Chelsea Sorrell, from Stokesdale, North Carolina was the 2010 Childress Idol Winner. In addition to some great door prizes, including free chairs for the first 30 guests each day, grand opening sale prices are also being featured with factory […]
April 29, 2011

Tornado Destroys VF Corporation Distribution Center in Hackleburg, Alabama

Employees at the Lee Jeans Distribution Center in Mocksville are waiting to find out what they can do for their co-workers in Alabama. For employees at the VF Corporation Lee Jeans Distribution Center in Mocksville, tornadoes this week hit closer to home than mere geography might indicate. A sister plant, the VF Distribution Center in Hackleburg, Alabama was completely destroyed by a tornado on Wednesday, April 27th. VF was able to evacuate the majority of their employees before the storms, but there were still a few employees at the plant when the tornado slammed into Hackleburg. One employee was killed […]
April 28, 2011

Deano’s Barbecue “Famous Pimento Cheeseburger” Gets Even More Famous!

The Pimento Cheeseburger is a Davie County favorite served in many of our local restaurants including Miller’s, C’s, and Deano’s Barbecue.  Enjoy the Fox8 News video below about this local favorite.  It may be time to try each one and compare notes. Use the comment area below to vote for your favorite Davie County Pimento Cheeseburger!
April 28, 2011

Free Event ~ Enjoy Classic Rock and Roll with the Flat-Kar Ryders This Saturday at Misty Creek Vineyards

Misty Creek Vineyards hosts the Flat-Kar Ryders this Saturday, April 30th from 3-6 PM.   Enjoy classics by Bob Seger, John Cougar Mellencamp, George Thorogood,  Tom Petty, Dire Straits, Jimmy Buffet, Eric Clapton, The Eagles and much more! As always, there’s no cover charge at misty Creek and you can bring snacks, just no alcoholic beverages please.  Head on down to the creek-side Upper Pavilion at Misty Creek Vineyards to enjoy an afternoon of great rock and roll along with Misty Creek’s award winning wines. Misty Creek is located at 710 Wyo Road in Mocksville.  Use the map below to get […]
April 25, 2011

Davie County’s Kenan Fellows: Denise Absher, Elizabeth Bustle, Marty Creech & Diane Ireland

On Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at Bermuda Run Country Club in Davie County, the 2012 class of Kenan Fellows teachers gathered for an orientation and opportunity to meet their mentors. They were welcomed by Dr. Valerie Brown-Schild, Director of the Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development. Dr. Brown-Schild remarked, “We are proud to be able to honor this group of effective teacher leaders from this region as Kenan Fellows.  They are joining a distinguished group of outstanding educators from across North Carolina to positively impact other teachers, students, school districts and their communities.   Meet Your Davie County […]
April 20, 2011

Davie County Schools Collaborate with Industry ~ Energize STEM Curriculum With Cutting Edge Science

STEM UPDATE: Davie County is bringing engaging curriculum with cutting edge science & real world relevance into Davie County’s elementary, middle school, high school and early college classrooms! Four Davie County teachers have been named to the Class of 2012 Kenan Fellows. The Kenan Fellows Program energizes school curriculum and promotes teacher leadership in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education by pairing selected teachers with industry mentors. 4 Davie County Teachers  and Their Mentors Davie County High School teacher, Elizabeth Bustle will focus on “STEM and Lean Manufacturing” with mentors Jerry Lakey and Lewis Anderson from the Ingersoll Rand […]