April 25, 2022

Economic Development Continues: Davie County to Get Four New Spec Buildings

After gaining an impressive six new industrial partners last year, Davie County is focusing on the next wave of development by replenishing its inventory of buildings.    Four additional industrial spec facilities, ranging from 130,000 to 500,000 SF, are in the planning stages or under construction to replace those filled by Hayward Holdings, Sportsfield Specialties, DFA, Scott Bader, and Palltronics. Attracting these companies is the result of having available shell buildings with quick access to I-40.  “April 2022 is a time to celebrate our existing partners and welcome new ones into our industrial spec building arena,” said Bralley, president of the […]
March 31, 2022

Annual Chamber Meeting Honors Local Leaders

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce presented its 52nd Annual Chamber Meeting on Thursday, March 24th at WinMock in Bermuda Run.  The meeting was a sold-out event with 178 community and business leaders in attendance to hear about the “state of the region” and to honor the recipients of the Chamber’s signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year.  Chamber President Caroline Moser opened the meeting by acknowledging the continuing impact of the coronavirus global pandemic on the Davie County community. “Our community, like many others, continue […]
March 21, 2022

Internship Program Provides Real-World Opportunities for Davie High Students

Four afternoons a week, Davie High senior Angel Fearrington heads to her internship at Hillsdale Real Estate Group, where she’s putting her interests in video editing, graphic design, and photography to work creating marketing videos and graphics for the company’s social media.  As a high school student with no work experience, she thought it was important to gain some before graduating. An internship gives you a chance to figure out what you might want to do in the future. In addition, it allows you to establish and maintain connections that may serve as potential resources or references in the future. […]
March 2, 2022

Ruffin Named Interim County Manager for Davie County

The Davie County Board of Commissioners has appointed former Davie County Manager Mike Ruffin to serve as interim county manager following County Manager David Bone’s resignation last week. He will serve the county for approximately six months while the county seeks a permanent manager. “We are fortunate to have Mike. Mike will be effective in building confidence and stability within the organization, but will also be exceptionally valuable as we diligently search the marketplace for a permanent county manager,” said Commissioner Mark Jones. Ruffin has more than 40 years of city and county management experience.  He served as Durham County […]
March 1, 2022

Looking for a Job? Davidson-Davie Community College to Host Spring Job Fairs

Looking for a job? Over 45 companies are ready to hire you at the Davidson-Davie Community College’s Job Fairs. Connect with employers from a wide variety of industries to learn more about available positions, preferred skills and training, hiring, and interview processes. Explore career options in healthcare, business, IT, education, manufacturing, and more. Bring your resume, your optimism, and your questions. Discover professional opportunities that can make your future successful and satisfying. Davidson Campus Job Fair March 24, 2022 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 Phone: 336.249.8186 Davie Campus Job Fair April 7, 2022 10 […]
February 17, 2022

The Mac Frampton Trio at Brock Performing Arts Center – Tickets Available Now!

Chase those winter blues away with great music at the Brock!  The Mac Frampton Trio will be back by popular demand on March 26, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Mac Frampton is a pianist that succeeds in taking audiences on a musical journey in a variety of genres from a multitude of eras. Frampton’s programs offer a great variety of music from pop, jazz, “jazzed up classics”, TV and movie themes, and much more. He is a musician of pure energy and talent, and now, fans and newcomers alike can witness him perform live in Davie County.  As a performer, for […]
February 2, 2022

Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat This Saturday 

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 FY2022-2023 Budget Retreat on February 5, 2022, at 8 a.m at Davidson-Davie Community College, 1205 Salisbury Street.  While the budget retreat has always been open to residents, this year the Board decided to go a step further and issue a more public invitation.  It’s all about transparency, according to Town Manager Ken Gamble. “The Town wants to be […]
January 29, 2022

The Science of Healthcare

Cognition Davie and Davidson-Davie Community College are partnering together during the month of February to present the science of healthcare. Students in 5th-8th grades can register now to learn the basics of medical assisting and patient assessments, blood typing and bench science, as well as CPR training and EMS professions. All ages are invited to a session to learn about different careers in the medical field like medical laboratory technology, surgical technology, pharmacy technology, and more. “With all our classes, we want to promote exploration, learning, and creative thinking for kids and families in Davie and the surrounding counties,” said […]
January 27, 2022

Local COVID-19 Testing Site Hours Extended

Need a COVID test? The local COVID-19 testing site at 114 Dr. Slate Drive in Mocksville has extended its hours to 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.  This FREE  testing site is provided by Optum Serve – a contractor for NCDHHS. You will not be charged regardless of whether you are insured or not. Pre-registration is not required but will improve overall wait times. Click here to pre-register or call (877) 562-4850. You will be guided to select an appointment time, but please note that due to testing volume, this site is managed on a first-come, first-served basis. […]