January 18, 2021
Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services

Davie County Vaccination Clinics Can Now Run Rain or Shine Thanks to Special Event Services

Over 1,000 Davie County residents are one step closer to COVID-19 immunity following a drive-thru vaccination clinic at Davie County Community Park on Friday, January 15, 2021. Despite a little rain, both recipients and staff stayed dry thanks to shelters provided for use free of charge by Special Event Services (SES).  SES, which dedicated its new headquarters in Mocksville in October, is an industry leader in audio, lighting, video, design, staging, and live event production for businesses, religious organizations, and major recording artists. With live events on hold because of the pandemic, the company offered to build two drive-through shelters […]
January 13, 2021

Important Vaccine and Testing Location Changes

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic This Friday at Davie County Community Park Davie County Health and Human Services (DC HHS) will hold a drive-thru vaccination clinic this Friday, January 15th from 10 a.m – 2 p.m at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive. This Friday’s clinic is for frontline healthcare workers (1a) and individuals 75 years of age and older (1b, Group 1).  Moving the vaccination clinics from the Davie County Health Department to the park will maximize efficiency and reduce traffic flow issues in Mocksville. Drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be held at the park every Friday from […]
January 7, 2021

Stay At Home Extension And Safety

As of January 6, 2021, North Carolina’s Modified Stay At Home Order requiring people to remain home between 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. has been extended until 5 p.m. on January 29, 2021. Other safety measures remain in place including the statewide mask mandate, closure of indoor bars, and limits on mass gatherings and retail establishment capacity. Read Executive Order No. 188 for more information. Community Virus Spread North Carolina continues to experience record-high numbers of COVID-19 cases reported each day, people being hospitalized with COVID-19, people in the intensive care unit, and the percent of tests that are positive. […]
December 31, 2020

Free COVID Testing and Vaccination Schedule Updates

2021 Free COVID-19 TESTING Davie County’s free COVID-19  testing will continue in 2021 with a few changes. Beginning January 4, 2021, all testing will be conducted at Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive in Mocksville. Testing will be available Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be no testing on January 18 due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Preregistration for testing is online at https://lhi.care/covidtesting or by calling (877) 562-4850. For more information, call 336-753-6540 or visit https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/. North Carolina Vaccination Prioritization Plan  The vaccine will eventually be available to anyone, but supplies […]
December 21, 2020

Extraordinary Times Call for Extraordinary Help: Davie County Non-Profits Need Your Help Now More Than Ever

Susan*, a single mom with two children, temporarily lost her job as a waitress when the pandemic hit and was evicted from her basement apartment because she could no longer pay her rent. She didn’t qualify for unemployment and her ex-husband, who also lost his job, was no longer required to pay child support. The family was forced to move into a motel which they also couldn’t afford.   “We have also seen an increase in clients that are at-risk for homelessness and since we don’t have a shelter, our motels have filled up with families who have lost their jobs […]
December 18, 2020

Colorful Mural is a New Downtown Attraction

Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square.  Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is no exception. Commissioned by Mocksville Tourism, in partnership with Davie County Tourism, the 1200 sq ft mural, which took five weeks to complete, is a step forward for East Depot revitalization, according […]
December 3, 2020

Mebane Foundation Grant Expands Reach Out and Read Program in Davie County Medical Practices

By Jeanna Baxter White Anyone who has ever looked into the eyes of a child entranced by the soothing cadence of Goodnight Moon knows that shared reading is magical. “One of the best ways to engage with young children is through looking at books together. Every time a parent or caregiver snuggles with a child on their lap to read a book, a message is sent to the child that they are loved and will be okay,” explains Callee Boulware, regional director for Reach Out and Read Carolinas (RORC).“ Shared reading helps to develop not only strong parent-child bonds, but […]
December 2, 2020

Free Testing for COVID-19 Continues in Davie County

Free drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will continue through December at the Davie County Community Park and Smith Grove Community Center.   Locations & Schedule Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC Mondays: December 7, 14, and 21                            9 AM – 6 PM  Tuesdays: December 1, 8 ,15, 22, and 29                 9 AM – 6 PM  Wednesdays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30           9 AM – 6 PM    Testing will occur in the […]
November 25, 2020

Business and Humanitarian Award Nominations Open

Seeking Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award & Business of the Year: Deadline Monday, November 30 The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2020 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2020 Business of the Year Award which will be presented The award will be presented at the State of Davie & Chamber Annual Meeting to be held in early Spring 2021 at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2020 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. […]