March 28, 2023

Davie County Breaks Ground on New Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant

Last week Davie County and the Towns of Mocksville, Cooleemee, and Bermuda Run broke ground on their most significant collaboration yet: a $50 million state-of-the-art water treatment plant that will serve all residents of Davie County.  State-of-the-Art Water Treatment Plant Will Serve All of Davie County Davie County owns and operates the Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in southern Davie County, with an intake on the South Yadkin River. The Town of Mocksville owns the Hugh A. Lagle WTP with an intake on Hunting Creek. Both water treatment facilities are at the end of their useful life, costing more to […]
March 24, 2023

Spring Fling in Downtown Mocksville This Saturday

Get ready for a delightful afternoon in downtown Mocksville. The Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) is hosting the Downtown Mocksville Spring Fling this Saturday, March 24th, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Featuring dozens of  vendors, young entrepreneurs, food trucks, kids’ activities, and live music, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! This event will be held rain or shine.  “We want to invite the community to come out and welcome spring. Everyone is tired of winter, so this is an opportunity to get out and enjoy those spring vibes,” said DMC Vice-President Suzanne Lakey. “Our goal is to create events […]
February 24, 2023
Children play on new equipment at Cooleemee Park

Cooleemee Park Gets New Playground Equipment

With a new playset and fresh mulch, Cooleemee Park is getting a facelift. The playset, purchased with a grant from Davie County Recreation & Parks, replaces an outdated wooden structure and features a slide, bridge, swings, and a climbing section.  “We hope that all the kids really enjoy this new playset,” said Town Clerk Aaron Thies, thanking Recreation & Parks for the grant that made it possible. He also expressed his gratitude to Hendrix Manufacturing of Woodleaf for donating the mulch, which has beautified the park, and Willard’s Grading for fixing the driveway, grading, and spreading the mulch.  Stay Tuned for More! […]
January 26, 2023

IGNITE DAVIE Adds Short-term Training Programs for Fall 2023

Beginning in Fall 2023, the IGNITE DAVIE College Promise program will include four short-term training programs at Davidson-Davie Community College.  Previously, IGNITE DAVIE paid for tuition and fees with a stipend for books for graduates to attend DDCC full-time in a certificate, diploma, or associate/transfer program at either campus.  Now IGNITE DAVIE students will have the option to enroll in a 16-week program for Electrical, HVAC, Nursing Assistant 1, or Phlebotomy, which will allow them to quickly start a career in an in-demand field or complete the first step of a certification program.    “This is a new, expanding opportunity that […]
January 11, 2023

Budgeting for Mocksville’s Future: Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat February 4

Budgeting plays an essential role in ensuring a town’s financial stability. 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 FY2023-2024 Budget Retreat on February 4, 2023, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. beginning at Davidson-Davie Community College (1205 S. Salisbury Street.)  “Mocksville residents are invited to come out to the annual budget retreat and hear how your elected officials work through the budget requests and come […]
December 6, 2022

Mocksville Christmas Parade Winners

Holiday spirits were high as thousands lined the streets Saturday, December 3rd, for one of Mocksville’s most beloved traditions, the Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade.  The crowd waved and children scrambled for candy as the dozens of participants, everything from walking groups, performers, single vehicles to full-blown floats, and of course, Santa Claus, traveled down Main and Depot Streets.  Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon appreciates all of the parade entrants and said that the points were very close for awarding top prizes. The winners of the 2021 Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade are:  BEST OVERALL FLOATS WINNER PRIZE FIRST PLACE KNIGHTS […]
November 12, 2022

Pink Friday 2022

Pink Friday is right around the corner! Davie County’s fabulous boutiques will be rolling out the pink carpet and offering special deals and promotions from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on November 18. Grab your friends and family and get your holiday shopping done ahead of time! “Pink Friday is a small business spin on the traditional Black Friday shopping experience, reminding people to #shopsmallfirst or, in our case, #ishopdavie,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie Chamber, which is partnering with the boutiques to host the annual nationwide event. “This is a new and fun event to showcase all of our […]
October 26, 2022

Terry Bralley Named Triad Business Journal 2022 Power Player

Congratulations to Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, who has been named a 2022 Power Player by the Triad Business Journal.  To build the 5th annual list, TBJ looked back through the headlines of the past 18 months at leaders championing efforts that can dynamically change the region’s trajectory. These key leaders are shepherding and executing game-changing initiatives or developments that are moving the Triad economy forward. Many of these initiatives were in the making. The list includes people who stepped up boldly during the Covid-19 pandemic, helping keep critical elements of the economy moving forward […]
October 12, 2022

Davie County Honors Veterans With Operation Green Light

Update from Davie County Government DAVIE COUNTY TO LAUNCH ‘OPERATION GREEN LIGHT’ IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL VETERANS DAVIE COUNTY – In advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Davie County announced that county buildings would be illuminated green during the entire month of November as part of Operation Green Light, a new national collaborative initiative of the National Association of Counties (NACo) to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by many veterans and the resources that are available at the county, state, and federal level to assist veterans and their families. The new […]