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 […]
April 18, 2011

Annual “Signature Women’s Luncheon” on Tuesday, April 26th

Join the Davie County Chamber of Commerce for the annual “Signature Women’s Luncheon”. We’re taking things up a level with a new location, a fully catered lunch and an inspiring presentation entitled “RISE AND SHINE – Enjoy the Serious Fun of Peak Performance” by Cathy Seaver of Effective Connections. This year’s Signature Luncheon will be held at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, April 26th at Hillsdale United Methodist Church.  A delicious catered meal will be served to your table, including your choice of salads and entres with delicious appetizers and decadent desserts. Reservations can be made through this Thursday, April 21st […]
April 13, 2011

A Grand Celebration of Arts Education in Davie County This Saturday!

Over 230 students from across the entire Davie County Schools system will be presenting their talents at a grand celebration of Arts Education this weekend. Each Arts teacher from each Davie County school will bring a student performance group or student art work to display at the festival this Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at North Davie Middle School, located at 497 Farmington Rd, Mocksville. Dance, Jazz, Chorus, Band, Drama and More! Entries include the Davie High School Dance Company and DHS Jazz Band, the William Ellis, South and North Davie Middle Schools’ Musical Theatre […]
April 5, 2011

18,000 Scholars, Experts and Scientists From Around the World Meet On the Front Lines of the Battle Against Cancer

18,000 scholars, experts and researchers from around the world gathered for 5 days from April 2-6, 2011 in Orlando, Florida for the American Association for Cancer Research 102nd Annual Meeting 2011. Being in a room surrounded by thousands of brilliant scholars discussing their latest work, eager to learn from one another is inspiring.  Having the opportunity to report on the research findings of Winston Salem, NC scientists from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center testing the anti-cancer properties of products from a successful Davie County company, Nature’s Pearl, is exciting. These annual meetings of the AACR bring the brightest minds in […]
April 1, 2011

“I Don’t like Country Music but I LOVE Patsy Cline!”

That’s a line you may hear as you enter the Brock Performing Arts Center in historic downtown Mocksville this Saturday evening, April 2, at 7:30 PM  to catch the Springer Theatricals production of “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline!” In this happy, loving tribute to one of the music industry’s most enduring superstars, this biographical musical traces the legendary singer’s rise to stardom from her hometown in Winchester, VA to the Grand Old Opry, Las Vegas and Carnegie Hall.  With songs like “Sweet Dreams,” “Crazy,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” and “I Fall to Pieces,” this show cuts across Country, Pop, Bues, […]