January 28, 2015

Congratulations “Best of Davie” and Chamber Award Recipients!

The 2014 “Best of Davie” awards were announced at the 45th Annual Davie County Chamber Awards Gala and Annual Meeting held at Winmock at Kinderton on Thursday, January 22nd.   In addition to the Best of Davie Awards, the annual Davie Chamber Awards were presented to the following Davie Chamber members. Member of the Year 2014 Tom Lentz – Davie Electrical Co. Small Business of the Year 2014 Subway of Mocksville Business of the Year 2014 Twin City Youth Soccer Association E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award Dr. Darrin Hartness   Voting for the 2014 Best of Davie Awards was open to all members […]
January 21, 2015

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS – Dozens of Openings

Dozens of full time and part time job openings in and around Davie County have been posted this week to the Davie County Jobs listing. You can help by Sharing… Hit the “Share” button below and tell your friends about this job resource to help connect job seekers with local employers while helping local businesses find local talent. New Job Openings Posted Daily Here is a sampling of openings posted this week:  Distribution Center at Ashley Furniture, Material Handler at Ingersoll Rand, Equipment Operator at Vulcan Materials, F/T Deli/Bakery at Food Lion, Scheduler at Reeb Millwork, Elementary Math Tutor in […]
January 12, 2015

2nd Annual Best of Davie Awards – Vote Online today!

Please vote online today for “THE BEST” in over 20 categories in the 2nd Annual Best of Davie Awards! We all know just how special our community is—and judging from all the new businesses and enterprises choosing to locate here it seems the word is starting to spread.  Now the Davie County Chamber of Commerce is giving you a chance to highlight the businesses, services, and destinations that make Davie County so appealing with its 2nd Annual “Best of Davie Awards.” This new component of the Chamber’s iSHOPDAVIE initiative offers residents and visitors alike the chance to nominate and vote […]
January 7, 2015

Arctic Air Arrives – School Delays and Duke Energy asks Customers to Reduce Electricity Use During Next 24 Hours

From Davie County Schools web site: Due to the below freezing wind chill advisory in effect for tomorrow morning, Davie County Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay for students on Thursday, January 8, 2015.  Staff will report on regular schedule.  Now, Duke Energy officials are asking customers to reduce electricity use during the next 24 hours to help avoid potential high-energy demand on the electrical grid caused by frigid temperatures. “The forecasted conditions are very similar to those we experienced last January during the Polar Vortex, and are affecting a large portion of the country,” said Nelson Peeler, Duke Energy vice president […]
January 7, 2015

How to Get Started in Beekeeping – Class Starts This Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Davie County Beekeepers Association will hold its annual Beginner Beekeeping Short Course starting this Saturday, January 1oth. Did you know North Carolina has more backyard beekeepers than any other state?  Have you ever considered keeping bees?  Would you like to know more about this fascinating hobby or occupation?  Join the Davie County Beekeepers Association for the 2 day class, “How to Get Started in Beekeeping.” Classes Begin Saturday, January 10th, 2015. When: Saturday ,January 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st and Feb 7th, 9:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m, and tentative field day April 4th weather permitting Where: Davie County Extension Office […]
December 31, 2014

Free Ice Skating & Toboggan Slide This Saturday at Davie Academy in Mocksville!

PLEASE NOTE LOCATION CHANGE AND SHARE WITH FRIENDS THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD CENTRAL DAVIE ACADEMY GYM – 220 CAMPBELL ROAD, MOCKSVILLE Come on out, bring the kids, and skate and slide with us in Mocksville!  Join us again as “Winterfest” continues on Saturday, January 3rd from 12 noon until 5 PM at (Junkers Mill outdoor theater)  Central Davie Academy Gym, 220 Campbell Road, Mocksville, NC for free ice skating and the inflatable toboggan slide.  Ice skates will be supplied!  Come enjoy the fun on this artificial skating surface that accommodates up to 30 people at a time, perimeter fencing, […]
December 15, 2014

In the Service of Others ~ Davie County Equestrian to Lead Special Olympics Team in 2015 World Games

Marissa Lee Brzescinski has been selected as the next Head Coach for the 2015 US Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles California. Marissa currently serves as the Head Coach for the Davie County Special Olympics Equestrian Team, and has served previously as the Assistant Coach for Team USA at the 2007 Games in Shanghai, China and the 2011 Games in Athens, Greece. The 2015 World Games will be held in Los Angeles California from July 25th-August 2nd, 2015. For additional information, please visit www.specialolympicsteamusa.org, www.LA2015.org, or www.dixielandfarm.com. Marissa was introduced to the Special Olympics program shortly after moving to […]
December 9, 2014

Time for a New Career? Introduction to Industrial Technology at DCCC Davie Campus

What do Ashley Furniture, Pro Refrigeration, Dunlop Tyres, Ingersoll Rand, Hampton Inn, Wake Forest Baptist Health Davie Campus, Lee Jeans, Funder America, Avgol and CPP Global all have in common?  They have all expanded or opened new facilities in Davie County over the last several years… AND, they all need people with proven skills in industrial technology. In a perfect example of how North Carolina Community Colleges respond to the needs of local industry and prepare students for local careers, the Davie Campus of Davidson County Community College will offer a new course,  Introduction to Industrial Technology  beginning in February, […]
December 3, 2014

Celebrate the Christmas Season in Historic Farmington This Saturday, December 6

On Saturday, December 6th, from 10 am until 3 pm, the Farmington Community Center and Nature Park at 1723 Farmington Road, Mocksville will come alive with the sounds and sights of the season for the 3rd Annual Christmas in Historic Farmington. Come on out and listen to beautiful Christmas music sung by The Journeys, a mother and son (who is autistic) from Dobson who make beautiful music together and share the joys of having  a child with special needs, but wonderful God-given talents.  Also featured will be Steve Gray and Berach Choir and Cornerstone Christian Church Choir. Many local businesses […]