March 1, 2022

Looking for a Job? Davidson-Davie Community College to Host Spring Job Fairs

Looking for a job? Over 45 companies are ready to hire you at the Davidson-Davie Community College’s Job Fairs. Connect with employers from a wide variety of industries to learn more about available positions, preferred skills and training, hiring, and interview processes. Explore career options in healthcare, business, IT, education, manufacturing, and more. Bring your resume, your optimism, and your questions. Discover professional opportunities that can make your future successful and satisfying. Davidson Campus Job Fair March 24, 2022 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 Phone: 336.249.8186 Davie Campus Job Fair April 7, 2022 10 […]
February 17, 2022

The Mac Frampton Trio at Brock Performing Arts Center – Tickets Available Now!

Chase those winter blues away with great music at the Brock!  The Mac Frampton Trio will be back by popular demand on March 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Mac Frampton is a pianist that succeeds in taking audiences on a musical journey in a variety of genres from a multitude of eras. Frampton’s programs offer a great variety of music from pop, jazz, “jazzed up classics”, TV and movie themes, and much more. He is a musician of pure energy and talent, and now, fans and newcomers alike can witness him perform live in Davie County.  As a performer, for […]
February 2, 2022

Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat This Saturday 

Have you ever wondered how the Town of Mocksville sets its budget and determines how to allocate your tax dollars? Now is your opportunity to find out.  Mayor Will Marklin and the Mocksville Board of Commissioners invite you to attend the Town’s FY2022-2023 Budget Retreat on February 5, 2022, at 8 a.m at Davidson-Davie Community College, 1205 Salisbury Street.  While the budget retreat has always been open to residents, this year the Board decided to go a step further and issue a more public invitation.  It’s all about transparency, according to Town Manager Ken Gamble. “The Town wants to be […]
January 29, 2022

The Science of Healthcare

Cognition Davie and Davidson-Davie Community College are partnering together during the month of February to present the science of healthcare. Students in 5th-8th grades can register now to learn the basics of medical assisting and patient assessments, blood typing and bench science, as well as CPR training and EMS professions. All ages are invited to a session to learn about different careers in the medical field like medical laboratory technology, surgical technology, pharmacy technology, and more. “With all our classes, we want to promote exploration, learning, and creative thinking for kids and families in Davie and the surrounding counties,” said […]
January 27, 2022

Local COVID-19 Testing Site Hours Extended

Need a COVID test? The local COVID-19 testing site at 114 Dr. Slate Drive in Mocksville has extended its hours to 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  This FREE  testing site is provided by Optum Serve – a contractor for NCDHHS. You will not be charged regardless of whether you are insured or not. Pre-registration is not required but will improve overall wait times. Click here to pre-register or call (877) 562-4850. You will be guided to select an appointment time, but please note that due to testing volume, this site is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. […]
January 16, 2022

Honoring Martin Luther King, Junior

Almost 60 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. On Monday, Davie County will honor that dream and his legacy with a virtual celebration of his life.  The Davie County NAACP is hosting a virtual program of dance, recitation and music featuring youth and young adults from the community at 2 p.m. This year’s theme is “Keeping the Dream Alive,” or “What Having a Dream Means to You.” Harold Moore of Maxx Promotions will provide the music. Join the Zoom at 2 p.m. with ID: 850 5561 9706, Passcode: 955985. Please note: the annual parade of cars […]
January 4, 2022
(L to R) Chief Frank Carter, Captain Cameron Cheppell, Lieutenant C.J. Dwiggins, Firefighter Joshua Collins, and Firefighter Chris Shoffner were instrumental in helping the Mocksville Fire Department achieve its heavy rescue certification. The hydraulic cutter & spreader, AJAX pneumatic breaker, metal saws and rope gear bags on the table represent a portion of the $50,000 worth of equipment the certification required.

Heavy Rescue Certified: Mocksville Fire Department Goes Above and Beyond for Our Community

When disaster strikes, many of us don’t think twice about the availability and capability of our first responders. However, the hard-working people behind the scenes are constantly making sure that these emergency services are ready for anything. It’s no small feat to accomplish this; rigorous training and equipment go into an outstanding first responder service, particularly a renowned fire department. Frank Carter, Chief of the Mocksville Fire Department, shared about the certifications and preparation that went into achieving this goal, including the department’s new certifications; heavy rescue and machinery & agricultural. The heavy rescue certification signifies that the department has […]
December 1, 2021

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office Orders Burn Ban

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office By order of the Fire Marshal, effective 12/01/2021, there is a zero tolerance burn ban placed on Davie County. “It is fall wildfire season in North Carolina, and we are seeing wildfire activity increase due to dry conditions. With these ongoing conditions, a statewide burn ban is necessary to reduce the risk of fires starting and spreading quickly. Our top priority is always to protect lives, property and forestland across the state.” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a State-wide ban on all open burning […]
October 29, 2021

IGNITE DAVIE Student Highlight: Desiree Johnson

Born and raised in Davie County, Desiree Johnson is taking advantage of the educational opportunities close to home. As a graduate of Davie High’s Class of 2021, she is in her first semester of college at Davidson-Davie Community College as a member of the IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Program. Thanks to the opportunities offered by Davie County High School, IGNITE DAVIE and Davidson-Davie Community College, she hopes to one day have a career in human services. Last year, as Desiree was beginning to think about college and the next steps in her academic career, she began to consider IGNITE DAVIE […]