December 3, 2013

Festive Spirit Takes Center Stage With Holiday Home Tour and Art Boutique

Need a little inspiration for your holiday decorating this year? Searching for gift ideas for that special someone? Then you don’t want to miss the Davie County Arts Council Holiday Home Tour & Art Boutique slated for Saturday, December 7 in Historic Mocksville. From 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, the gracious owners of eight of Historic Mocksville’s most storied homes will open their doors so visitors can see how they’ve been decked out in the spirit of the season. The tours begin at the Brock Performing Arts Center, with on-site transportation departing to each home every fifteen minutes. But the […]
November 27, 2013

“iShopDavie Days” Puts Local Businesses In The Holiday Spotlight

Everyone loves a great deal during the holiday shopping season, and the Davie County Chamber of Commerce has come up with one that truly can be described as the gift that keeps on giving. iShopDavie Days November 29 – December 1 At its first meeting this November, the Davie County Board of Commissioners announced it was officially designating the three days immediately following Thanksgiving this year—November 29 through December 1—as “iShopDavie Days.” The goal of the program? To encourage all Davie County residents to do their shopping at Davie County businesses during that period. Given the headaches involved with traveling […]
November 20, 2013

“Twas the Night Before” Bed Race Kicks off 2013 Hometown Holiday Celebration

No one’s sure exactly when the word “bedroll” entered the English lexicon, but it definitely will take on a whole new meaning on Friday, November 22 in Historic Downtown Mocksville as intrepid teams from across Davie County and beyond take part in the 2nd annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. The zany competition is a warmup for the main event: the annual Hometown Christmas Parade to be held the next day starting at 2:00 PM. New This Year ~ Kids Superhero Race Kids can join the fun this year with the Kids Superhero Race.   Kids ages 5/6, 7/8 […]
November 13, 2013

America Recycles Day Event ~ Friday, November 15

Join us for the America Recycles Day event at Junker’s Mill, 105 S Salisbury Street in historic downtown Mocksville this Friday, November 15th from 12 pm until 2 pm.  The event is being sponsored by the Mocksville Woman’s Club and the town of Mocksville. More than a celebration, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States.  One day to inform and educate.  One day to get our neighbors, friends and community leaders excited about what can be accomplished when we all work together.  One day to make recycling […]
October 28, 2013

Another Davie County Business is Expanding – Trailers of the East Coast

Thanks to a loyal customer base, business is growing at Trailers of the East Coast and they are expanding to better meet customers’ needs.  Trailers of the East Coast is adding 80,000 square feet (2 acres) to their location adjacent to Interstate 40 in Mocksville, NC bringing the total space to 10 acres. Expanding for a better shopping experience Trailers of the East Coast stocks hundreds of dump and utility trailers, horse and stock trailers, open and enclosed cargo trailers, car haulers, toy haulers, vending trailers, trucks and motor homes.  This additional space will help improve the positioning and display […]
October 25, 2013

Experience the Thrill of Flight for Free at Sugar Valley Airport ~ Saturday, October 26th!

The Aviation Center of Sugar Valley Airport, is hosting the annual “Spirit of Aviation: The Next Generation” Fly-in, on Saturday, October 26, 2013. Arrivals will begin at 8:00 a.m. and there will be activities from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., so come early and you won’t miss a thing. Pilots can earn “WINGS” credits There will be engaging activities to entertain and educate both kids and adults. There will be activities for pilots seeking to earn WINGS credits; Mayday 101 taught by Robert Sutherlin and Air Traffic Control will teach more about what happens in the tower. Those who are […]
October 24, 2013

Peachtree Farmer’s Market Open Friday 3 PM to Dusk

Here’s another chance to buy fresh, local and healthy this week!  The Peachtree Farmers Market is open on Friday afternoons from 3 PM until dusk.  The Peachtree Farmer’s Market is located in the town of Bermuda Run at the intersection of Hwy 158 and 801 on the street behind Bojangles. Mocksville Farmer’s Market Going Strong The Mocksville Farmer’s Market on Wednesday had 20 producers participating and a parking lot full of folks buying up produce, breads, honey, mushrooms, pumpkins, apples, and more. A Fresh, Local and Healthy Bounty This writer went home with several bags of goodies including an assortment […]
October 22, 2013

Mocksville Farmer’s Market open Wednesday, October 23rd, 4-6 PM

The Mocksville Farmer’s Market is growing, adding eight new producers this week for even more fresh. healthy and local products this Wednesday from 4-6 pm. The Mocksville Farmer’s Market is in the Mocksville Town Hall Parking Lot located at 171 S. Clement St in Mocksville, just a block down W Depot street from the town square.  For more information call: 336-671-0553 or 336-753-6700. The following producers are among those who will be attending the market on Wednesday, October 30th. Harold Latham- Worm Compost Bill Miller – Sweet Potatoes Sharon Tally – Pumpkins, Peppers, Soap, Pottery, Jellies Callahan Farms – Mushrooms, […]
October 21, 2013

Hundreds of State and Local Leaders Honor NC Rep Julia Howard

The N.C. League of Municipalities (NCLM ) last week awarded Representative Julia Howard its Community Champion Award for her work on behalf of cities and towns. Representative Howard was on hand at the league’s annual conference in Hickory to accept the award. In addition to the hundreds of League officials in attendance at the conference, also present to see Rep. Howard accept her award were her former House colleague and current Commissioner of Labor Cherie Berry, current N.C. Representative Andy Wells, former N.C. Representative and current Senior Advisor to the Office of the Secretary of the N.C. Department of Health & […]