December 2, 2009

NORTH CAROLINA NAMED NATION’S ‘TOP BUSINESS CLIMATE’ FOR 5th CONSECUTIVE YEAR

North Carolina remains the state with the “Top Business Climate,” according to Site Selection magazine. It is the fifth year in a row and the eighth time in nine years that the state has taken the top honor in the annual ranking by Site Selection, one of the nation’s premier magazines for economic development. Terry Bralley, President of the Davie County Economic Development Commission notes that “recent developments in Davie County, including the Townsend expansion, the world-class event center planned for Kinderton by Sterling Events, and the opening of Interstate Business Park with Wake Forest University Health Sciences Dialysis Center […]
November 23, 2009

Great New Future for a Stunning 17,000 Square Foot Barn in Davie County

Thanks to Sterling Events of Clemmons, NC, the historic Win-Mock barn at Kinderton is scheduled for restoration.  It will be updated for safety and comfort and will be transformed into an event center that will soon host some of the most beautiful weddings, social events and corporate meetings in the southeast. The barn was built in the 1920’s by S. Clay Williams, former president of RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company. Like most structures with a claim to RJR heritage, this barn is architecturally magnificent. The culmination of a 2 year effort to obtain engineering, architectural and historic data, the restoration will […]
November 5, 2009

“Smart Development” – Interstate Business Park

Many of you have noticed the construction along Interstate Drive on US Highway 601 just across from the Wal-Mart shopping center in Mocksville, NC. Construction has started on a facility for Sherwin Williams, scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2010.  Construction will begin soon for an outpatient dialysis center for Wake Forest University Health Sciences.  The dialysis center is also scheduled to open in the spring of 2010. This is part of a vision for Smart Development maturing at “Interstate Business Park.”   Smart Development is land-use that is environmentally friendly and fiscally sound.  It provides jobs and grows […]
November 3, 2009

Regional Transportation Network Expands in Davie County

Beginning on December 7th, the Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) will begin operating a daily express bus service between Mocksville and Winston Salem.    A temporary “Park and Ride” lot will be utilized in the Mocksville Wal-Mart parking lot until construction of the permanent facility is completed.  Initially the service will include stops at both major hospitals in Winston-Salem and a stop in downtown Winston Salem.   A more detailed schedule will be published by PART in mid-November and will be available on the PART web site at www.partnc.org.   Perhaps the best way to get the schedule information as soon […]
November 3, 2009

Health Care Investment Trend Continues in Mocksville!

Autumn Care is investing in a new 57,000 square foot, 108 bed state of the art skilled-nursing home in Mocksville.  The $9.7 investment will be used to replace the current Autumn Care facility located on Howard Street in Mocksville.  The current facility was built in several phases beginning in the 1960’s and continuing through the early 1990’s. Autumn Corporation, based in Rocky Mount, NC originally considered a renovation plan that would have replaced or upgraded the existing facility one wing at a time.  In the end they determined that a new modern facility would allow them to better meet the […]
October 30, 2009

East Coast Wings Celebrates Expansion ~ All Day Saturday!

East Coast Wings of Mocksville, located at 1112 Yadkinville Road, Mocksville, in the Bear Creek Shopping Center celebrates its Grand Re-Opening this weekend.  Owners Ken Millwood and Mike Smith began working on the expansion in July, and finished up just this week.  The expansion includes a bar and expanded dining room which work together to add style and atmosphere to this fun place to eat. Starting on Saturday morning, October 31st, 2009 at 11:00 AM, East Coast Wings will celebrate the expansion with a full day of draft specials, a live DJ, free basket of chips for each table and […]
October 28, 2009

“Businesses Can Lower Their Costs and Prosper in Davie County!”

Last year, “Inc. Magazine” identified Hollingsworth Capital Partners as the 12th fastest growing company in America and the Hollingsworth Companies continue to invest in Davie County. If you drive by the SouthPoint Business Park during business hours and see the traffic flowing into and out of SouthPoint, you can appreciate the number of Davie County jobs that have been created there.  And the level of investment is not slowing down! “Companies from larger cities and other regions are attracted by our pro-business government, labor-rich environment and proximity to several interstates.  Davie County is a place where businesses can lower their […]
October 20, 2009

Davie County Chamber of Commerce 40th Annual Awards Banquet!

Nearly 200 Davie County business and civic leaders attended the Davie County Chamber of Commerce 40th Annual Awards Banquet for an evening of delicious food, lively entertainment and engaging company at the beautiful Bermuda Run Country Club on Friday, October 15th. The dance floor was full to capacity for much of the evening as “The Black and Blue Band” belted out popular blues, rock, and dance classics.  The band displayed an amazing range of vocal and instrumental talent as they played dozens of requests from the audience. While the food and entertainment drew in the crowds for a memorable evening, […]
October 13, 2009

“Foster Drug” in Mocksville, NC Wins Prestigious National Award!

Congratulations to Foster Drug in Mocksville, NC for winning the highly coveted “Top Independent Pharmacists” award.  This prestigious award, given annually by Drug Topics Magazine, the leading newsmagazine for pharmacies, is the cover story for the October, 2009 issue. Most Davie County residents already appreciate the friendly, professional service they get at Foster Drug.   This well-deserved award lets others across the nation know that Davie County is home to this world-class independent pharmacy which continues to have a positive impact on our community. The event leading to the award began at about 10:30 PM on March 12, 2007 when an […]