May 15, 2020
Class of 2020 Social Distance Style with Sunrise in the background

Davie County High School Announces Plans for a Drive-In Graduation

Creative Graduation Plans Chosen By the Class of 2020 Davie County High School principal, Doyle Nicholson, announced yesterday that Davie County High School will hold a drive-in graduation ceremony with a drive-thru diploma pick up. Senior students were asked to complete a survey with graduation ceremony options that aligned with celebrations that could lawfully be held at this time.  They were also offered an option to postpone the ceremony to a later date.  The majority chose to keep their current graduation date of June 13 and enjoy the graduation ceremony from their cars in the Davie County High School parking […]
May 13, 2020

Family Promise Finds a Partner in the Fight Against Homelessness

Family Promise of Davie County Receives $50,000 Grant as Part of a Pilot Program to Combat Homelessness  Kenyal Braswell was scared. She and her three young sons under the age of three were homeless, with nowhere to go, following a divorce. Then a local assistance agency referred her to a brand new program, Family Promise of Davie County, and suddenly there was hope.  Established in September 2017, Family Promise of Davie County (FPDC) serves families with children who are experiencing homelessness. Its core program is the Interfaith Hospitality Network or Shelter Program, as it is referred to locally, which is made […]
May 8, 2020
Davie County Tourism initiative through The Discover Davie Website

Tourism Initiative Promotes Davie County Small Business Community

Davie County Chamber of Commerce Launches Tourism Initiative  We all know that Davie County is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and it is time for the rest of the world to know it too!  The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and Davie Tourism in partnership with Word Master Media group are kicking off the Discover Davie Tourism initiative to showcase all that there is to do in Davie County.  “The initiative will harness the power of social media to reach those outside of Davie County who may not be aware of all there is to do in […]
May 5, 2020

Forbes Magazine Ranks North Carolina Number One for Business

NC Leads Forbes’ List for Third Year North Carolina leads Forbes’ Best States for Business list for the third year running, followed by Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Florida.  Forbes has been rating the business climates of the 50 states since 2006, with only North Carolina (three times), Utah (six times), and Virginia (five times) ever claiming the top spot. The report looks at 40 metrics across six main categories: business costs, regulatory environment, economic climate, growth prospects, and quality of life.  Our State Gets Top Marks in All Six Categories The #1 ranking came as no surprise to Davie County […]
April 3, 2020

CARES Act Overview and Loan Comparison

Overview and Comparison of New SBA Loan Opportunities An Overview and Comparison by the SBA of Loans Through CARES This information comes to us from the SBA and compares the relief loans available to small businesses as well as giving business owners the details of next steps to take. SBA Emergency Loans The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, 2020, allocates $349 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the current circumstances they are encountering. The CARES Act provides funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, modifies the existing Emergency Injury […]
April 1, 2020

Free Online SBA Loan Webinar

Free Small Business Loan Webinar, Monday, April 6th at 11 a.m. Confused about the ever-changing governmental programs designed to support small businesses through the Covid-19 pandemic? Find out more about SBA loan programs through this timely webinar co-hosted by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) and the US Small Business Administration (SBA).   Get More Information About Loan Opportunities The goal of this webinar is to review two lending opportunities offered by the SBA: Paycheck Protection Program Injury Disaster Loan We will also review regional economic recovery strategies coordinated by the PTRC. How to Register Registration is free, but spaces are […]
March 31, 2020
Davie County NC Schools Remote Learning Resources

Keeping Davie County Students Connected Through Remote Learning

Davie County Schools Successfully Launches Remote Learning Platform Davie County Schools has been diligently preparing for an efficient and effective remote learning rollout. The planning process has been thoughtful and calculated, with the goal to keep students active and engaged. Knowing these are challenging times, Davie County Schools made a conscious effort to make sure they are sensitive to the stressors that already exist in our homes. Teachers will provide grace during this time, as students become acclimated to the new learning environment. That being said, Davie County Schools is excited about the new opportunities this remote learning platform provides. […]
March 30, 2020

The Paycheck Protection Program for Small Businesses

EDC Update for Local Small Businesses This update contains important information from Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, for small businesses. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed amid the pandemic and economic downturn. Loan Guarantees Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses that maintain their payroll during this emergency. This also includes independent contractors and self-employed businesses. Download Your Guide Importantly, these loans may be forgiven if borrowers maintain their payrolls during the crisis […]
March 27, 2020
A Message From County Manager, John Eller We hope you will find the information links below helpful as we try to compile everything into one place.  This information is not exhaustive by any means but should save some of you from trying to search multiple sites for information.

Resources and Update From Davie County Manager

A Message From County Manager, John Eller We hope you will find the information links below helpful as we try to compile everything into one place.  This information is not exhaustive by any means but should save some of you from trying to search multiple sites for information. Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Davie County, NC Davie County Health and Human Services Director, Suzanne Wright, announced this morning that Davie County has 2 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19.  Please click here for more information about this. Ms. Wright also issued a statement yesterday after the county’s second lab-confirmed case, noting measures that […]