March 16, 2020
Davie County COVID 10 Update from County Manager

Covid-19 Update from Davie County Manager

Important Announcement: Covid-19 Update from Davie County Manager Davie County Government is collaborating with state and federal officials to monitor the daily development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Counties who have issued State of Emergency Declarations include Buncombe, Forsyth, Guilford, Henderson, Moore, Orange, Rockingham, Wake, and Wilkes. Should Davie County Government make a decision in the future to also issue a State of Emergency Declaration, we will take measures to notify our community members and residents. The spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) should not be a surprise to us, as we have seen what has transpired in other countries, states, and […]
March 7, 2020

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

Essential Information About Cornavirus 2019 is Available The Davie County Health Department homepage is now live with information on coronavirus. Please visit this site to take preventative action to protect yourself and others from the spread of respiratory illnesses, which includes the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The Davie County Health Department and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council management are carefully monitoring the evolving situation regarding the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). From the Davie County Health Department: Coronavirus Disease 2019- What You Should Know Don’t be alarmed, be armed with information. There are some prevention strategies that everyone can take to […]
March 3, 2020
Davie County Courthouse in Historic downtown Mocksville

A Great Day to be in Davie County

Note: This article, by Mike Barnhardt, was originally published in the Davie County Enterprise-Record and is republished here with permission. “It’s a great day to be in Davie County.” Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, used to say that every time there was an announcement about a new business or that one already here was expanding. He was right. Business success means a community is economically thriving. Then, the Chamber of Commerce and other officials started using the phrase for the opening of all types of businesses, big and small. They were right, too. While the […]
February 26, 2020
FOr Your Health Expo at the Davie Family YMCA postponed until June

Update -Health Expo at the Davie Family YMCA is Postponed

  By Jeanna Baxter White Health Expo Postponed! In light of the current recommendations to suspend large gatherings, the Davie County Chamber of Commerce has elected to postpone the For Your Health Expo. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to seeing you healthy and well at the Davie Family YMCA on our new tentative date Tuesday, June 2, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Start the New Decade Right Mark Your calendar and start the new decade off right! Health Expo You’re invited to attend the annual Davie County Chamber of Commerce For Your Health Expo on […]
February 2, 2020

POPSICLE 5K on Saturday, February 8th– Tell Cold Weather to Take a Hike!

Lace up your running shoes, and have a chillin’ good time while supporting a great cause — take part in the 9th Annual Popsicle 5k Run on Saturday, February 8th! All abilities are welcome. Not a runner? No worries! Walkers are welcome too! The route begins at Mocksville Elementary across from Rich Park and goes through Mocksville and the Greenway. The Race kicks off at 8:30 am, with packet pick up and on-site registration beginning at 7:15 am. Click here to register today. The Popsicle 5K is a fun family event, with a variety of fun activities: Each participant receives a […]
January 29, 2020

Mocksville Police Department Following New Blueprint for Success

By Jeanna Baxter White The Mocksville Police Department has finished implementing the most urgent recommendations and is diligently working to complete the rest of the objectives detailed in an independent assessment of the Mocksville Police Department that was released in October, reports Town Manager Matt Settlemyer. “The Police Department has taken ownership of the assessment and views it as an opportunity to enhance the professionalism and create a positive culture shift in the department,” said Settlemyer. “Our hope is that the public will continue to see positive results from our improvements and recognize the Police Department’s commitment to the community […]
January 22, 2020
Thomas Johnson of The Resource — Davie Chamber 2019 Ambassador of the Year

Davie Chamber Celebrates 50 Years at Annual Gala!

By Jeanna Baxter White The Davie County Chamber of Commerce held its 50th Annual Awards Gala and Annual Meeting on Thursday, January 16th at WinMock in Bermuda Run. The sold-out event began with a welcome reception of networking and mingling followed by a delicious dinner in the loft. The Awards Gala was the Chamber’s opportunity to highlight achievements of the past year and to honor the recipients of their signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year. The “Best of Davie” award winners were also announced. Fifty Years of Workforce Support and […]
January 8, 2020

Stand up and be Counted!

It’s time to stand up and be counted! The 2020 Census is coming and the benefits to Davie County and its residents are enormous. During 2015, 132 programs used Census Bureau data to distribute more than $675 billion in funds. “It is imperative that Davie County has strong participation/representation in the upcoming census. More than half a trillion dollars in federal funds will be distributed to state and local governments through census participation,” said John Eller, Davie County manager. The Census is a count taken every 10 years of every person in the United States. It is required by the […]
January 3, 2020

Global Production Powerhouse “Special Event Services” Breaks Ground in Mocksville!

By Jeanna Baxter White Mocksville is rolling out the red carpet and entering the glitz and glam world of show business.  Special Event Services, an industry leader in audio, lighting, design, staging, and live event production broke ground this month on a space that will make room for growth, provide greater efficiency, and free up space for one of its affiliated companies. Founded in 1986 by Jim Brammer and Jeff Cranfill in Brammer’s Winston-Salem garage, SES provides state-of-the-art equipment with unmatched service to clients including Ed Sheeran, Zac Brown Band, Hootie and the Blowfish, Franklin Graham, Joyce Meyer Ministries, and […]