September 8, 2022

Summer Beach Days Free Concert Downtown Mocksville – Saturday, September 17th

Enjoy the last official Saturday of summer at Summer Beach Days in Downtown Mocksville. This FREE concert, featuring two fabulous bands, will be held on September 17th from 4 – 8:30 p.m. on West Depot Street.  You’ll be filled with “Respect” as Phatt City brings on the beach, R&B, and dance music when they kick off the concert from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Phatt City is a 9-piece band that was formed in the early 70s by a group of high school band directors.  This is the fourth version of the group. There are three remaining charter members – Dan […]
August 1, 2022

Mocksville Amends Rose Cemetery Rules for Safety and Maintainability

The Town of Mocksville loves to see residents honor their loved ones buried at Rose Cemetery. However, for the safety of staff and visitors and proper maintenance, the Town Board made some changes to the rules at its July meeting. The most significant change involves the types of remembrances that may be placed at a grave during the high maintenance season. From March 21st until the week of Thanksgiving, only floral arrangements placed in a vase permanently affixed to a grave marker will be allowed. Other floral arrangements, toys, balloons, and other items are prohibited and will be removed. However, […]
July 22, 2022

Ducks on Sale Now – Great Bullhole Duck Race on Saturday, August 6th

What is small, yellow, and races? If you said a rubber ducky floating down the South Yadkin River, you would be correct! Great Bullhole Duck Race organizers hope that 1500 of them will plunge into the South Yadkin near the Cooleemee dam on Saturday,  August 6th at 1:00 p.m. sharp. The first numbered duck to reach the finish line downriver will win its “owner” a cash prize of $250. The 2nd place winner will garner its ticket-buyer $100, and the 3rd place bettor will win $50. That’s something to quack about! This year’s Great Bullhole Duck Race, which runs from […]
July 18, 2022

CNBC Named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business in 2022

CNBC has named North Carolina America’s Top State for Business in 2022. Consistently in the top 10 since the study began in 2007, and a close 2nd last year, this is the first time North Carolina has taken the #1 spot.  How States Were Ranked CNBC scored all 50 states on 88 metrics in 10 broad categories of competitiveness. Those categories were Workforce; Infrastructure; Cost of Doing Business; Economy; Life, Health, & Inclusion; Technology & Innovation; Business Friendliness; Education; Access to Capital; and Cost of Living.  Each category was weighted based on how frequently states used them as a selling […]
June 13, 2022

Greenway Connection Study Now Available

Read and Comment on the Greenway Connection Study A draft of the Greenway Connection Study is now available for residents to review.  The study includes guidance for implementation and highlights the benefits of greenway and trail development from downtown Mocksville to the Davie County Community Park.  Public Comments Are Welcome – Please Respond by Thursday June 23, 2022 Read the May 2022 Greenway Connection Study and take an opportunity to provide input on this investment in our community no later than Thursday, June 23.  Please contact the Town Manager, Ken Gamble to comment. Better Infrastructure for Healthy Growth If you […]
June 1, 2022

Vote for Family Promise of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s First Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a local family’s life! Family Promise of Davie County is excited to have made it through the nomination phase and into the voting period in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. “We are in the running with 8 other triad nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award,” explained FPDC Executive Director Lisa Foster, noting that $10,000 would prevent homelessness for 20 local families in Davie County.  Since opening its doors in 2017, FPDC has served over 1,000 parents and children through its shelter, transitional housing, and emergency financial assistance programs.  “Our mission is to […]
May 20, 2022

Songs in the Summertime: Live Music in Davie County

Live music across Davie returns this summer, as Mocksville, Bermuda Run, and Davie County Recreation and Parks offer a multitude of free concerts that are sure to have you tapping, clapping, and singing along. With a mix of Pop, Rock, R&B, Beach Music, and classics from all decades, there will be variety for all to enjoy. Community Park Summer Concert Series Dates/Times:  Music on the Green is back for 2022 this Summer at the Community Park, and this lineup of marvelous musical talent is sure to excite. Davie County Parks and Rec is proud to have six concerts lined up […]
May 20, 2022

Popcorn Flicks! Movie Nights in Davie County

Davie County’s summer movie nights from both the Town of Mocksville and Davie County Recreation and Parks are here! Bring out family and friends for local outdoor cinematic entertainment. Download a free printable summer movie schedule here and keep reading for all the details of summer movies nights in Davie County! Davie County Community Park Movies – 151 Southwood Drive Friday, May 27 @ 7:00 p.m. – Encanto Friday, June 24 @ 7:00 p.m. – Spider-Man: No Way Home Friday, July 29 @ 7:00 p.m. – Sing 2 Friday, August 26 @ 7:00 p.m. – Ghostbusters Afterlife On May 27, […]
May 19, 2022

Students Learn About Job Opportunities in Davie County During Career Exploration Day

Davie County’s 7th-grade students recently got a jump start on career exploration with unique behind-the-scenes tours of several local businesses and manufacturers. Students from Ellis, North Davie, and South Davie Middle Schools each toured two different locations including Comfort Bilt/Larson Manufacturing, Fuller Welding & Fabricators, Gildan, Pro Refrigeration, Rise Indoor Sports, and Davidson-Davie Community College – Davie Campus. Other students from all three schools spent their tour time experiencing many different facets of Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc.  Traditionally held in the fall as part of the annual national Manufacturing Day, the tours were the collaborative efforts of Davie CONNECT, Davie […]