March 6, 2011

Explore the History and Culture of Davie County ~ Digital Davie!

Digital Davie shares glimpses of Davie County history through a collection of digital images of the people, places, institutions, and events that have shaped the county in the past and continue to do so today.  This is a truly unique and rich resource for the study of Davie County history and culture.  Placing these assets online makes them available for academic, professional, hobbyist and genealogy researchers. Davie County Library Plays Central Role in Digital Davie Collection Digital Davie has been a very special project for Jane S. McAllister, Interim Director of the Davie County Public Library.  “We were so pleased […]
March 4, 2011

Work Begins Saturday on Davie County Side of RiverPark!

Development of RiverPark at the BullHole in Cooleemee has focused primarily on the Rowan County side of the South Yadkin River up to this point.  That is all about to change! Saturday, March 5 from 8 AM to 2 PM Join the Davie County High School War Eagles Football Team players and coaches and a team of local volunteers on the banks of the South Yadkin River this Saturday from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM to help build the Cooleemee Trail to RiverPark, from the old Riverside Hotel at the end of Cross Street in Cooleemee, down the hill to […]
March 1, 2011

23rd Annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot to Benefit Hospice and Palliative Care of Davie County

The 23rd annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot, sponsored by St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Davie County YMCA and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce, will be held on March 5, 2011.  A portion of the proceeds from this annual event will be donated to Hospice and Palliative Care of Davie County.  If you have ever been through a hospice experience in Davie County, you can appreciate the heroic work being done to provide care and emotional, social and spiritual support for Davie County patients and their families in end-of-life scenarios. The 5k and 10k races are […]
February 27, 2011

Free Health Screenings & More ~ For Your Health Expo!

Presented by The Davie Family YMCA & The Davie County Chamber of Commerce! We’re well on our way into the new year and if you are still keeping your New Year’s resolutions, congratulations!  If you’re like many of us, healthy lifestyle resolutions presented more of a challenge than you anticipated when you made those resolutions… and maybe we can help. For Your Health Expo The Davie County YMCA has teamed up with the Davie County Chamber of Commerce to present the For Your Health Expo on Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 at the Davie Family YMCA.  The For Your Health Expo […]
February 25, 2011

From The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ~ Charlie Thomas’ Drifters Performing in Mocksville Saturday

The Davie County Arts Council presents Charlie Thomas’ Drifters at 7:30 PM on Saturday, Feb 26th at the Brock Performing Arts Center.   Hear Charlie Thomas’ Drifters perform some of their greatest hit songs, including This Magic Moment, Under The Boardwalk, Up on the Roof, Some Kind of Wonderful, Saturday Night at the Movies, I Count the Tears, Save the Last Dance for Me, Sweets for My Sweet, When My Little Girl Is Smiling, and I’ll Take You Home. A Rich History Born in 1937, Charlie Thomas has been in show business for over 50 years, first singing gospel music.  After […]
February 23, 2011

Another Quality American Manufacturer Chooses Davie County ~ Better Outdoor Products!

Better Outdoor Products manufactures the “Quick-series” of commercial lawn mowers, wheeled debris blowers and their upcoming Pioneer Dual-Hydro Brush Mowers in Davie County at the former Hanes facility on NC Highway 801N in Advance, NC.  Better Outdoor’s Quick mowers are in daily use by commercial landscapers and homeowners all across the United States and abroad. fter 35 years of developing equipment designs for some of the world’s best-known brands, in 2003, Gary Patridge founded Better Outdoor Products as a North Carolina company. Working from the old Crown Drug warehouse in Hillsdale, Better started with one model and shipped their first […]
February 19, 2011

Davie County “Town Hall Meeting” ~ 6:00 PM Monday, February 21st ~ Broadcasting Live

Town Hall Meeting ~ Live Broadcast Available! The Davie County Board of Commissioners Town Hall Meeting at the Cooleemee Town Hall will be broadcast live beginning at 6:00 PM on Monday, February 21st. The Town Hall Meeting in Cooleemee is the first event to be broadcast on of your new “Davie County Live” channel.   Check back soon for additional live broadcasts from Davie County. Davie County Board of Commissioners The Davie County Board of Commissioners wants to hear from you!  They want to know what is important to you, your neighborhood, and your community.  In the spirit of democracy, the […]
February 18, 2011

Casino Night on Saturday, February 19th ~ Fundraiser For Davie County Arts Council

This is your opportunity to support the arts in Davie County while enjoying a memorable evening of fun at the Bermuda Run Country Club!  The Davie County Arts Council annual fundraiser event will be held this Saturday, February 19th from 7:30 to 11:30 PM at Bermuda Run Country Club. This will be an evening of fun using play money at professionally run tables of Roulette, Black Jack, Craps and Texas Hold’em. Tickets are available in advance for $45 by calling the box office at 751-3000 or at the door for $50. Admission includes $300 in play money, light refreshments, one merchandise […]
February 15, 2011

Avgol Expansion Bringing 42 New Jobs to Mocksville!

Governor Perdue announced yesterday that Avgol, a leading manufacturer of ultra lightweight nonwoven fabrics, will expand its facility in Davie County. The company plans to create 42 jobs and invest $35 million during the next three years in Mocksville. The project was made possible in part by an $84,000 grant from the One North Carolina Fund. “North Carolina is a world-leader in the nonwoven fabrics industry and these jobs are a win for North Carolina textile workers and Davie County,” said Gov. Perdue. “Creating jobs is my top priority, so it’s essential for the future of our economy to expand […]