June 10, 2021

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, June 12 – The Usual Suspects

The wait is over! The Usual Suspects come to Downtown Mocksville LIVE this Saturday, June 12th from 7-10 p.m. on the square near Restaurant 101.  Experience a fresh blend of soul, blues, and rock to kick off the series of exciting concerts this summer. The Usual Suspects were established in Winston-Salem and are ready to rock Mocksville; click here to take a listen! Tami Langdon, the Community Development Coordinator for the Town of Mocksville, has spoken with us about her excitement to bring back concerts on the square this summer, “We are ready to ‘kick in’ outdoor concerts and enjoy […]
June 7, 2021

Pro Refrigeration Introduces CO2 Chiller System in Plan to Phase Out Refrigerants with High Global Warming Potential

Pro Refrigeration, the leading cooling technology and equipment company for fermented craft beverages, dairy, and food processing, has begun production of its first carbon dioxide (CO2/R744) chiller system. This is the first step in the company’s plan to reduce refrigeration global warming potential (GWP) by phasing out its use of refrigerants with high GWP.  Pro Refrigeration, which provides EPA compliant HCFC-based systems, is competing to be the first US-based manufacturer to add a carbon dioxide (CO2), also known as R744, chiller system to its standard product offering. “This is such an exciting time to be in the refrigeration industry, natural […]
May 28, 2021

RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls Reopens for Memorial Day Weekend

The wait is over! RiverPark at Cooleemee Falls, known locally as the Bullhole, will reopen this Friday, May 28th, just in time for the Memorial Day weekend!   Last June, the RiverPark executive committee made the difficult decision to close the park after an unprecedented number of visitors resulted in multiple public safety issues including the inability of first responders to quickly access the park.  RiverPark’s board and volunteers worked diligently to prepare the park for reopening and implemented some changes to ensure its efficient operation. The park now also has a full-time manager to see to day-to-day operations. The park […]
May 20, 2021

Just Hope is More Than a Thrift Shop

When Krystal Dumas started Just HOPE Inc. 11 years ago, she never imagined that using her couponing skills to feed hungry mouths with her pantry stockpile and her old delivery car would evolve into transitioning over 800 families into their own homes after experiencing homelessness. Dreaming Big The ministry moved from her house to a large room at Advance United Methodist Church, to the back room at A Storehouse for Jesus, to the basement of the old Napa building, to a 4,000 square foot building on Wilkesboro Street, to its new 9,000 square foot home at 814 South Main Street in […]
May 17, 2021

WinMock Hosts 10th Anniversary Event and Celebrates Being Back to Business

BERMUDA RUN, N.C.— WinMock at Kinderton is hosting a free community celebration on Saturday, June 5th from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in celebration of its 10-year anniversary and the community being back to business. This event will feature food, beverages, music, games, face painting, specialty vendors, local non-profits, free Wi-Fi courtesy of Yadtel and WinMock tours. Hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce along with WinMock at Kinderton, the entire community is invited to celebrate this milestone.  After over a year of being apart due to Covid-19, this will be a true celebration. “We are excited to celebrate […]
May 14, 2021

Davie County Schools Launches New Virtual World of the Arts

Davie County Schools Launches an Exciting New Virtual World of the Arts Davie County Schools is pleased to announce the 2021 Arts Smart Festival has transitioned into a new and exciting virtual world. Launching May 11, 2021 and sponsored by Ashley Furniture, the new virtual realm features student artists and performers from all schools in Davie County. Artist’s ages span from kindergarten through the 12th grade. Ashley Furniture Industries has a national focus on building community around arts celebrations. Ashley Furniture began their partnership with Davie County Schools in 2014. The new virtual Arts Smart experience mimics school and business […]
May 11, 2021
Close-up of the keys of the new empty apartment with moving boxes on the floor

Mocksville Addresses Housing Shortage

North Carolina has a housing shortage.  Since February of 2020, the number of available homes in North Carolina has dropped by more than 50%, and the prices have increased by 6.5 – 7.9 percent, economic strategist Ted Abernethy, Economic Leadership LLC,  shared during his State of Davie address in April.  Davie County is no exception. While four income-based apartment complexes have been constructed in the last five years, there have been few single-family homes built. After a high of 445 homes in 2005, the banking crisis of 2008 hit, and only 334 permits were requested between 2009 – 2014. Building […]
April 28, 2021

Stepping Back in Time — Bermuda Run West Hiking Group Enjoys Historic Downtown Walking Tour

When the Bermuda Run West Hiking Group heard about the Davie County Chamber of Commerce’s Walking Tour of Downtown Mocksville guide it sounded like the perfect opportunity to learn more about the community while enjoying their monthly outing.   Davie County’s Rich History Highlighted Phil Bargoil, the group’s founder, called Chamber President Caroline Moser to inquire about a guided tour, and she was happy to comply. “Mocksville has such a rich history. We thought a walking tour brochure would be a terrific way to showcase our beautiful homes as well as attract both visitors and residents to our unique downtown stores […]
April 23, 2021

Mebane Foundation and Local Businesses Come Through For Davie Youth and 4-H Programs

When Mebane Foundation President Larry Colbourne saw a plea in the Enterprise for sponsors for Davie County’s 4-H summer camps he immediately asked himself, “What would Allen (Mebane) do?” — then he wrote a check.  “Allen read the paper every morning and I remember vividly how he’d call me into his office and tell me to take a look at a story he’d just read, articles similar to the 4-H one. He’d say, ‘I think they can use our help, what do you think?’  I knew all along we were going to help the organization, but he did that so […]