November 18, 2015

Bed Races and Christmas Parade Kick-off 2015 Hometown Holiday Celebration

Bed Races Friday night , Parade Saturday – Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 20 as 18 intrepid teams from local businesses, non-profits and WXII-12 News take part in the 4th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Races. The festivities will begin with the lighting of the Oaks and downtown businesses at dusk followed by the bed races at 6 pm. New this Year – Parade of Beds, Surprise Events, WXII-12 Food Drive Race participants, accompanied by their supporters, will parade up and down North Main Street, beneath the twinkling lights, showing off […]
November 10, 2015

Greenlight a Vet!

Change your porch Light to Green on Veterans Day to show our Veterans they are Remembered, Walmart, Lowes, and Home Depot all carry Green Lights. What is Greeenlight a Vet? America’s veterans are some of our nation’s bravest, hardest-working men and women. However, it’s hard to show them the appreciation they deserve when, back home and out of uniform, they’re more camouflaged than ever. Greenlight A Vet is a campaign to establish visible national support for our veterans by changing one light to green. Change One Light to Green Change one light to green in a visible location-on your porch, […]
November 5, 2015

Welcome AccuMED – Company Investing $3.5 Million and Bringing 50 Jobs to Davie County!

In another win for Davie County, AccuMED is moving its corporate headquarters from Buffalo, New York to Mocksville.  The company will invest approximately $3.5 million and create 40-50 jobs here! Another Vacant Building Back in Business – Hiring to Begin in Spring The company is moving into the former Ventlab building, a 78,300 square foot building located at 155 Boyce Drive in Mocksville.  AccuMED corporate headquarters in Mocksville is expected to include jobs in senior management, engineering, supply chain, production planning, information technology, human relations, quality assurance, logistics and warehousing, project management, finance, and general production and support positions. The […]
November 2, 2015

iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo This Thursday at WinMock at Kinderton

Don’t miss the 2nd annual iSHOPDavie Gift Shopping Expo this Thursday, November 5th from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at WinMock at Kinderton, 168 E. Kinderton Way in Bermuda Run. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 300 shoppers packing the majestic WinMock barn, and stocking up on holiday gifts and items purchased from local vendors. This year’s event is 100% focused on gift shopping and considered the official Kick Off to Christmas Shopping with a local flair! Several local restaurants and caterers will be onsite offering a wide variety of food samplings and items to purchase. Davie County vineyards […]
October 30, 2015

Another Davie County Win – Pro Refrigeration Expands to Larger Facility & Celebrates 25 Year Anniversary

Just two years after opening its East Coast manufacturing plant in Davie County, Pro Refrigeration is expanding!  They have outgrown the 40,000 square feet of space in the former Crown Wood building on John Crotts Road and have expanded into over 60,000 square feet of space in the former Renegade Tobacco warehouse on Beechtree Place, just off of Farmington Road near Interstate 40.  The layout of the new location doubles the amount of space dedicated to the manufacturing process. Skilled Workforce, Business Friendly Environment & Amazing Support Pro Refrigeration was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Auburn Washington.  In […]
October 22, 2015

Free Family Event! Four Oaks Festival ~Saturday 10-6 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of fun for the entire family during the annual Four Oaks Festival, this Saturday, October 24, from 10-6:00 in historic downtown Mocksville. Dozens of vendors will feature unique craft and gift items as well as showcase local businesses. There will be food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and free live music at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater beginning at noon. Crafts, Christmas Specialties, and Unique Items for Sale Start your Christmas shopping early, or buy a little something special for yourself as you enjoy the crafts, Christmas specialties, and other original items for sale. Find that […]
October 19, 2015

450 More Jobs for Davie County as Ashley Furniture Continues to Grow!

It’s another economic home run for Davie County as Ashley Furniture Industries Inc., the world’s largest home furnishings company, announced last week plans to create 454 new jobs at its Davie County facility over the next five years and invest an additional $8.7 million at the site by the end of 2019. Ashley plans to add these new positions in the areas of upholstery, case goods, mattress manufacturing, warehousing, and information technology.  There are job openings available at the Davie site today.  Click here to apply! The announcement came last Tuesday during the annual High Point Furniture Market.  “America’s leading […]
October 13, 2015

Zombie Walk & Prom Saturday, October 17th in Mocksville!

Warning!! Lock your doors and guard your brains because the undead will be staggering and lurching their way down US 601 South in Mocksville on Saturday night. Beach ‘n Tan’s Charity Zombie Walk & Prom, benefiting Milling Manor, a home for ladies with special needs, and the “Just Hope” food pantry, will be held this Saturday, October 17th, from 1-10 pm in the Beach’n Tans parking lot at 953 Salisbury Rd. Special features include the Carolina Coffin Cruisers (tricked out hearses), the Forbidden Forest Horror Trail, Digger the Zombie, Infinity Elite Gymnastics, Beach’n Tans Thriller Group, Dance Instructor Leah Hines, […]
October 8, 2015

Chowder Fest and Live Celtic Music this Saturday at O’Callahan’s in Mocksville

Four Oaks Festival is cancelled for this Sat and rescheduled for Oct 24th. This will make it easier to arrive with a healthy appetite and lots of energy for the other downtown Mocksville event this Saturday – The American Rogues and the second annual Chowder Fest from 3-10 pm at O’Callahan’s Publick House Irish Pub and Eatery. Mouth-watering chowder and electrifying music Enjoy four different delicious chowders for $3 a bowl while you clap your hands and stomp your feet to the high-energy, Celtic stylings of the American Rogues. This event benefits Backpack Buddies, a program that provides weekend food […]