July 25, 2023

Businesses in Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Construction Zone Remain Open

Despite ongoing construction, businesses near the intersection of Wilkesboro Street, Yadkinville Road, Mumford Drive, and Meroney Street are fully operational and easily accessible. Don’t hesitate to drop by and support your local establishments! The Town of Mocksville expressed its commitment to supporting these affected businesses as much as possible. They urge individuals to show their support by dining in or opting for takeout, engaging with the businesses’ Facebook pages, and staying updated on any announcements they make. Together, they aim to assist these establishments in navigating through the completion of the DOT project. To assist everyone in finding their way […]
July 17, 2023

Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Construction Update

WILKESBORO STREET ROUNDABOUT OPENING DELAYED – NEW PROJECTED COMPLETION is OCTOBER 1st Citing delays in replacing underground utility lines, CBL, INC has informed NCDOT and the town that the project will not be completed by the end of August as originally projected. New Completion Date The new completion date is estimated to be October 1st. An almost four-week work stoppage occurred due to delays caused by a water line subcontractor waiting on back-ordered parts to put a new water line under the project area in service. This line must be completed, and the old line abandoned before any other water, […]
July 12, 2023

National Civic League Presents All-America County Award at Commissioner’s Meeting

Davie County was officially recognized as a 2023 All-America County by the National Civic League during the Davie County Commissioner’s meeting on July 10th.  “I was extremely impressed by the collaborative spirit of Davie County as well as the multiple avenues available to young leaders, and I loved the enthusiasm and results that were shared as part of the presentation,” said Patti Garrett, National Civic League board member, immediate past president, and Mayor of Decatur, Georgia, who came to present the plaque to the commissioners and Davie County community.    The award, bestowed yearly on ten communities (over 500 recipients in […]
May 31, 2023

The Hollingsworth Companies Continues Industrial Expansion in Davie County

The Hollingsworth Companies is taking advantage of the recent dry weather to begin construction on two new speculative industrial buildings in Mocksville. These facilities are being built for long-term lease by light manufacturing or distribution companies in the SouthPoint Industrial Park – North Carolina. Creating Opportunities for Light Manufacturing and Distribution Companies The buildings will be constructed at 130,492 SF and 152,241 SF to expand the park to 12 single-tenant industrial buildings. With 40 years of project experience from Virginia to Mississippi, The Hollingsworth Companies has completed Build to Suit and “Spec” industrial building projects in multiple markets throughout the […]
May 4, 2023

Another Win for Davie County – Avgol to Invest $100 Million & Create 52 New Jobs

Global manufacturer Avgol is investing approximately $100 million to expand its Mocksville facility to include both a sixth multibeam spunlaid production line and a laminate finishing line to meet the growing domestic demand for its ultra-lightweight nonwoven fabrics. The investment will create 52 new jobs by Dec. 31, 2024, at an average annual wage of $55,647. The company currently has 260 employees at its facility at 178 Avgol Drive. Grants & Incentives The company will receive incentives of up to $1.1 million from the county and $416,788 from Mocksville once the investment and job-creation targets are met. In addition, the […]
May 3, 2023

Davie County Intersection Scheduled for Summer Roundabout Construction

Road closures for Mocksville’s Wilkesboro Street roundabout began May 1st, and construction will continue until the end of August. The NC Department of Transportation (DOT) assures everyone that all businesses in the area will continue to be accessible throughout the project and will issue maps and updates throughout the process.  The closures affect the intersection of Wilkesboro Street, Yadkinville Road, Mumford Drive, and Meroney Street. Traffic will be detoured to Salisbury Street and Valley Road to access portions of Wilkesboro Street and Yadkinville Road. Local traffic will be able to access locations on either side of the project site up […]
May 2, 2023

All-American City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is. Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks to identify communities that are breaking down barriers to meaningful youth participation and enacting programs that will improve the quality of life for youth and, by extension, all members of […]
March 31, 2023
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Have a Hopping Good Time in Davie County! Easter Egg Hunts Begin Saturday, April 1st!

Hop on down and enjoy the fun! These exciting Easter egg hunts in Davie County will put a little spring in your children’s steps!  Saturday, April 1st  He is Risen Celebration – 1-3 p.m. Cornerstone Christian Church, 1585 NC Hwy 801 N., Mocksville, will host the He is Risen Celebration from 1- 3 p.m. This fun event for the whole family will feature a Gospel message, egg hunts, games, a bounce house, and food.  Rain or shine.  Saturday, April 8th  Cooleemee Easter Egg Hunt – 10 a.m.  Get your Easter basket ready! Cooleemee will host its annual Easter egg hunt […]
March 28, 2023

Davie County Named Finalist for All-America City Award

Congratulations, Davie County! You are a finalist for the All-America City Award! Davie County will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. Although the award is called All-America City, it is actually a competitive forum of best practices open to cities, counties, tribes, and community organizations of all types.   The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. The Award, bestowed yearly on ten communities (over 500 recipients in all), recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement to address critical issues and create stronger […]