June 1, 2016

All Veterans Invited! Veterans Coffee Thursday, June 2, in Mocksville

A free Veterans’ Coffee will be held in Mocksville this Thursday, June 2nd from 8:30‐10:30 am at Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1562 Yadkinville Road.  This is a monthly event scheduled for the first Thursday of each month.  Veterans of all ages have the opportunity to meet, share stories, and enjoy informal presentations by community organizations in Davie County. Similar events are being held across the country to provide Veterans a place to gather and for local health and human service organizations to show their support by offering a casual environment where veterans can meet and learn about services available to them. These […]
May 25, 2016

Free Concert this Saturday! – Special Occasion Band

The Town of Bermuda Run will be alive with the sounds of beach music as Special Occasion Band (SOB) kicks off the Sounds on the Square concert series this Saturday night, May 28th, from 7 pm-10 pm at the gazebo near Town Hall. This is the first of two free concerts co-sponsored by the Town of Bermuda Run and the Davie County Arts Council. The next concert, Gershwin on the Square with Martha Bassett, will be held June 25th at 7 pm. If You Love Beach Music Special Occasion Band is known throughout the Carolinas for its versatility and depth […]
May 23, 2016

Nourish Your Mind – Enjoy the Little Free Library at Rich Park in Mocksville

A trip to Rich Park nourishes the body and soul, and now the mind thanks to the Mocksville Woman’s Club. The club has placed a Little Free Library in front of the playground near Mocksville Elementary School that is also handicapped accessible courtesy of a sidewalk prepared by the town’s public works department. “On behalf of the Town of Mocksville, we are grateful to the Mocksville Woman’s Club for choosing Rich Park as the new home for the “Little Free Library”,  said Town Manager Christine Bralley. “This new addition is an opportunity to encourage reading while you experience nature and […]
May 19, 2016

Free Event This Saturday – Davie Medical Center Community Day!

Wake Forest Baptist Health – Davie Medical Center in Bermuda Run will be hosting a community day on Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m – 2 p.m, rain or shine. The free event has something for everyone, including plenty of food, music, car seat safety checks, health screenings, face painting, a balloon artist, giveaways and more. Fun for the Kids A bike rodeo will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Children should bring their own bicycles to the rodeo and each child will also be provided with a free helmet while supplies last. The Farmington and Smith Grove […]
May 18, 2016

Mackenzie Smith Service Dog Benefit – Event Postponed

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED Please stop by Scarlett’s Unique Boutique in Mocksville and help make a difference in the life of a young member of our community, Mackenzie Smith, who suffers from juvenile diabetes. Mackenzie’s family and friends have been hard at work trying to raise $10,000 to provide her with a diabetic alert dog, and they have almost met their goal. From 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Scarlett’s Unique Boutique and Constant Creations Crafts and Gifts will be hosting a fundraiser for Mackenzie with a silent auction, numerous raffles for photography packages, baskets from numerous artisans in the […]
May 16, 2016

Classic “Cruise-In” Tonight in Mocksville!

Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville on Monday evening, May 16th for  “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association. (http://www.piedmont-cars.com/) Festivities begin at 5:30 and continue until dark. This event is the make-up cruise-in due to storms on May 2nd. All types of cars ranging from old classics to the cars of tomorrow will be on display.  The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties.  If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as […]
May 12, 2016

Free Community Event This Saturday ~ KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family

KidsFest: Fun for the Whole Family will be held Saturday, May 14th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Brock Gym and Masonic Picnic Grounds located at 644 North Main Street in Mocksville. This free community event is co-sponsored by Smart Start of Davie County, Inc. and the Mocksville-Davie Parks and Recreation Department, and will occur rain or shine. A Host of Activities for Children and Families Kids of all ages will enjoy the excitement of an inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, fire truck and smoke house, bunnies, a magic show and balloonist, Zumba, Lowe’s Build and Grow, face […]
May 10, 2016

Riveting Success at GESIPA® Fasteners USA -­ Expansion in Davie County Adds 16 Jobs

GESIPA® Fasteners USA, Inc., a German-based company which manufactures rivets and state-of-the-art riveting systems, is growing and expanding its Davie County operations, creating sixteen new manufacturing jobs in Mocksville. How to Apply In addition to expanding its facilities and adding jobs, GESIPA® Fasteners USA is also  transitioning to two shifts. According to Karen Creason, HR/Office Manager, the company has  hired a number of positions already this year and is actively seeking a plant electrician as well as  skilled machine operators. The company anticipates adding sixteen additional highly skilled, well-paying positions by the end of 2016. For information on how to […]
May 3, 2016

Once Just Passing Through, Now Part of the Community – Davie County Welcomes Shelba D. Johnson Trucking

After 30 years of traveling along NC Highway 64 through Davie County to pick up furniture from the Hickory/Lenoir area, Shelba D. Johnson Trucking, Inc., a leader in the furniture transportation and delivery industry, has opened a furniture distribution center in Mocksville. Another Vacant Building Back in Business – Hiring Now! This new warehouse/distribution center, in the former Baker Furniture Upholstery plant, a 168,820 square foot building located at 970 Milling Road in Mocksville, is an extension of the company’s Lexington distribution center. The company plans to bring 15 new jobs to Davie County, and is currently hiring eight general […]