March 11, 2014

Shamrock BBQ Event in Cooleemee ~ Saturday, March 22

On Saturday, March 22, Cooleemee will host a community Bar-B-Que starting at noon on the Zachary House grounds at 131 Church Street in Cooleemee. Continue the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day ~ wear something green and come to the Zachary House Grounds at 131 Church Street in Cooleemee.   Wind permitting, there will be a kite flying contest at 1 pm (bring your own or buy one there). Grill Master Walter Ferrell will once again stay up the night before roasting and smoking Boston Butts. Last year, in a short hour and a half, all the meat was gone. More is […]
March 6, 2014

Join DCCC Travel Club for a Trip to the Big Apple

Community members have the perfect opportunity to visit the Big Apple with the DCCC Travel Club, a unique community travel club at DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties. The trip, scheduled for April 6-8, will take participants to New York City and give them the chance to enjoy the sights and sounds of the city… and the opportunity to spend an evening at the Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center to see Davidson County native Victoria Livengood, performing “Arabella,” followed by a VIP backstage tour led by the “Dixie Diva” herself. Sponsored by the DCCC Community Travel Club, […]
February 27, 2014

Join the Fun ~ 26th Annual Shamrock Run This Saturday!

The 26th annual Shamrock Run, Walk and Tots Trot will be held on Saturday, March 1st, 2014.  A portion of the proceeds from this annual event will be donated to Davie Domestic Violence Services and Rape Crisis Center.   The 2013 event raised $1,000 for the Davie Pregnancy Center!  Online registration is closed but runners may register in person on Friday, February 28th from 4-7 PM and on the day of the race.  Download and complete the 2014 Shamrock Run registration form which includes the schedule of events, fees, directions, etc. The 5k and 10k races are certified by the USA Track […]
February 21, 2014

New Jobs Landing in Davie County?

Our partners in economic development and job creation from the North Carolina Department of Commerce flew clients into Mocksville on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. The North Carolina Department of Commerce is helping their client select the very best possible location for their business.  Davie County is competing for this project with other sites in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. While North Carolina Department of Commerce projects are a normal part of what Terry Bralley and your Davie County Economic Development Commission work on throughout year, the arrival by helicopter stirred up a little more interest (and straw – see […]
February 14, 2014

Schools Closed For Students & Staff – Friday, February 14, 2014

Davie County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Friday, February 14, 2014.  There will be no school on Saturday.  We hope to be back on a regular schedule on Monday, February 17.  Make-up days will be announced at a later date.  In the meantime, enjoy some pictures of the snow storm below.  Full resolution copies of the images below are available at  
February 12, 2014

Winter Storm ~ A State of Emergency Declared for Davie County

A state of emergency has been declared for Davie County.  Residents are asked to please curtail non-essential travel to keep local roads and highways clear for emergency vehicles. There will be a shelter open at the Brock gym today staring at 4pm today.  The red cross will be operating the shelter.  If there are clients with special needs please bring a care giver with you. If you have questions about a shelter you can contact Jerry Myers with Emergency Management at 753-6163.
February 7, 2014

Congratulations! Mocksville Police Win NC “Blue Light Special” Award

A Mocksville Police Car was selected one of the best looking and best equipped law enforcement vehicles in the State of North Carolina as a 3rd place winner of the 2014 “Blue Light Special Competition” during the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) Symposium held in Concord, North Carolina during the second week in January. More than 600 North Carolina law enforcement officers, district attorneys, magistrates and judges voted on entries from across the State of North Carolina in the 2014 Blue Light Special competition during the annual GHSP Safety Symposium. The mission of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is […]
January 30, 2014

Gildan Activewear ~ 290 New Jobs ~ An Investment Worth Making

An editorial in the Winston Salem Journal commented positively this week on the investment in grants and incentives that helped bring the new Gildan Activewear manufacturing facility to Mocksville.  Gildan Activewear is investing $112 million to bring 290 jobs to Mocksville.  Groundbreaking will occur soon and production is scheduled to begin in 2015. From the Winston Salem Journal editorial: “It’s also nice to see textile and furniture manufacturers beginning to return some production to the United States because of rising labor and productions costs in Asia and Central America. Davie County’s skilled labor force and its access to transportation routes […]
January 21, 2014

Sterling Events Group Announces Warehouse Relocation to Davie County!

Sterling Events Group and Sterling Audio Visual are pleased to announce that they are relocating their main warehouse operations from Winston-Salem, NC to Farmington, NC in January, 2014. “Our growth in audio-visual equipment and in our prop and décor inventory made this move necessary” commented Wayne Thomas, President of Sterling.  “We also wanted a warehouse convenient to our Charlotte and Triangle offices and closer to our historic event venue, WinMock at Kinderton.  This new 17,500 square foot facility, convenient to I-40, was the perfect location.” “We want to thank Terry Bralley and the Davie County Economic Development team that made […]