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. […]
November 24, 2020

Save, Support, and Celebrate This Holiday Season!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and your local merchants are ready to help you find that perfect gift for all of the special people on your list! The Davie County Chamber of Commerce has created two initiatives to highlight Davie County’s unique shops, tantalizing restaurants, and delightful services and activities to encourage everyone to support your friends, neighbors, and community by shopping local. “Shopping where you live is like giving a present to your friends, neighbors, and even yourself,” said Chamber President Caroline Moser. “When we choose to purchase goods and services in the community where we live, […]
November 18, 2020

Davie County in the Red Zone for Community Spread

North Carolina Introduces COVID-19 County Alert System:  Governor Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) have announced a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and to offer specific recommendations to bring numbers down. This system will provide information about how each county is faring and will help local leaders make decisions about actions to slow the virus’s spread. The map will be updated every four weeks.  How To Read the Detailed Report You can read the report online or download […]
November 15, 2020

Step Back in Time – Davie Chamber Creates Downtown Mocksville Walking Tour Guide

Visitors to Mocksville often marvel at the magnificent old homes gracing Main Street and wish to know their history.  Now visitors and locals alike can learn more about these stately structures by picking up a copy of the new Walking Tour of Downtown Mocksville guide created by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce.  “Mocksville has such a rich history. We thought a walking tour brochure would be a terrific way to showcase our beautiful downtown homes and attract visitors to our area,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Chamber. “As people are taking the self-guided tour, we hope they will […]