November 30, 2023

Revolutionizing Education: The Mebane Masters Program’s 15-Year Impact on Davie County Schools

Launched in 2008, the Mebane Masters program changed the face of education in Davie County. Providing a holistic method of teaching to technology-savvy students, Mebane Masters quickly earned overwhelmingly positive responses from students, teachers, administrators, and the community. The core of the program was a 30-month partnership between Davie County Schools and the ASU Reich College of Education. The 15 teachers in the program remained in their Davie County classrooms while pursuing their Master of Arts Degrees in Instructional Technology. They acted as the school’s primary resource for their peers when it came to questions about the best and most […]
November 13, 2023

November is Career Development Month at Davie County High School

Are you a Davie County High School student wondering what the future holds for you after graduation? Look no further! November is National Career Development Month, and Davie County High School is gearing up for an exciting Career Development Week, beginning on November 13th.  Throughout this month, the Career and Technical Education (CTE) department at Davie is using flex and lunch times to bring students an array of guest speakers and learning opportunities. Students can gain valuable insights from professionals, explore various career paths, and network with the possibility of job shadowing or internship opportunities. From army recruiters to wildlife […]
November 9, 2023

Get Ready for the Most Exciting Shopping Event of the Year: Pink Friday in Davie County Boutiques!

The holiday season is just around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time to start planning for the most exciting shopping event of the year!  PINK FRIDAY – Davie County Chamber Boutiques is back and better than ever, and we can’t wait to share all the incredible details with you. This annual event takes place on November 17th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and is all about supporting local businesses while having a blast. In this blog post, we’ll give you a sneak peek of what’s in store for Pink Friday 2023, so get ready […]
November 7, 2023

IGNITE DAVIE and Pro Refrigeration – a Success Story at Work

Max Martinez’s journey from a recent graduate to a successful technician at Pro Refrigeration in Mocksville is a testament to the transformative power of the  IGNITE DAVIE College Promise. The program not only benefits students, but provides invaluable employees to our local businesses, fostering a brighter future for this community. The 2022 graduate of Davie County High School (DCHS) initially had plans to attend a four-year college but was persuaded by some of his peers and elders to pursue a trade free of charge through IGNITE DAVIE.  IGNITE DAVIE is a place-based last-dollar scholarship, meaning students must live in and […]
November 2, 2023

Remembering Davie County’s Heroes –Veterans Day Activities Abound

The brave men and women who serve and protect the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are parents, children, and grandparents. They are friends, neighbors, coworkers, and an important part of our community. Davie County will honor our veterans throughout the month of November. Davie County Schools to Host Special Events to Honor Our Veterans  Davie County’s schools are hosting special events to honor our veterans. Please see the listing below:  Davie County Senior Services Veteran’s Appreciation Meal Davie County Senior Services invites all veterans and active military personnel and one guest to a special event in their […]
October 29, 2023

New Community Pavilion Takes Shape in the Heart of East Depot/Mill Street Neighborhood

Exciting developments are on the horizon for the East Depot/Mill Street Community in Mocksville, promising a safe haven for local students waiting for the school bus and a welcoming spot for neighborhood gatherings. The Heritage Alliance Project (HAP) and the Town of Mocksville recently celebrated the groundbreaking of a new community pavilion at the corner of East Depot and Pine Streets. In her address to the attendees, HAP President Tamela Tatum shared the significance of this moment, acknowledging the hurdles that had to be overcome. “This special day has been a long time coming for all of us. We had […]
October 25, 2023

Davie County Seeking Your Input!

Davie County Recreation and Parks (DCRP) and Davie County Senior Services are both conducting surveys to determine what you, Davie County’s residents, would like to see in the future. It will only take a few minutes, and your input is invaluable. The deadlines are fast approaching, so please respond today!  Citizen Feedback Crucial for Recreation and Parks Comprehensive Master Plan Update Davie County Recreation and Parks (DCRP) is conducting a Community Survey to help establish priorities for future improvements and development of parks, trails, water and land-based recreation facilities and services within the County. The survey is a component of […]
September 6, 2023

Family Promise of Davie County Receives $40,000 SECU Grant

Family Promise of Davie County has been awarded a $40,000 capacity-building grant from the North Carolina State Employee Credit Union (SECU) Foundation.  “The needs of families experiencing housing crises continue to rise in our community. Our Board of Trustees and staff are always looking at how we can grow and better serve Davie County. We are so excited about this SECU Foundation grant because it is giving us the opportunity to build capacity and plan for future program expansion.” Lisa Reynolds, executive director of Family Promise of Davie County. The funding was part of the Foundation’s Mission Development Grant (MDG) […]
August 25, 2023

A Life Well-Lived: An Interview with Jack Jerome

Jack Jerome is an incredible character who continues to leave a lasting impact on those he comes in contact with. Throughout his lifetime, he has held many titles, such as son, brother, chemist, husband, father, and volunteer. I had the pleasure of interviewing this Davie County treasure and one of his daughters, Martha, a few weeks shy of his 97th birthday!  Born in Pittsboro, NC, on August 19, 1926, Jack Jerome has lived the life of several men. After high school, he planned to study engineering at North Carolina State University. However, upon arrival at the university, he realized that […]