July 14, 2011

North Carolina Receives 5-Star Rating from 550 Chief Executive Officers in “Best States For Business” Survey!

For the second consecutive year, North Carolina is ranked near the very top on Chief Executive Magazine’s list of best states for business!  North Carolina received five stars for living environment and four stars each for workforce quality and taxation and regulations in the rankings compiled from surveys of 550 CEOs from across the country. The CEOs considered the factors most critical to an environment where business can thrive. North Carolina Has What Business Needs “These CEOs recognize that North Carolina has what their business needs,” said Gov. Bev Perdue. “Our workers are well-educated and well-trained. There is no doubt […]
July 13, 2011

5 Run Rally in the Bottom of the Ninth ~ History at Mando Field!

Mocksville Davie American Legion Baseball It had been a long night, waiting for the bats to come out.  Even after playing from behind for seven innings, and 2 outs in the bottom of the ninth, the home crowd on the hill never gave up.  With 2 outs in the bottom of the ninth and 2 strikes, it could have been the end of a great winning season for your Mocksville Davie American Legion Baseball team.  It was the noisiest it has been on the hill along the first base line in quite a while. With 2 men in scoring position, […]
July 11, 2011

Site Selection Alert! Seneca Medical Chooses Davie County for New Distribution and Logistics Center

New Center Will Be Fully Operational by September 1st, 2011 Seneca Medical is expanding its operations into Davie County with the opening of their newest distribution center in the SouthPoint Business Park in Mocksville.  The Ohio based company has leased a 72,480 square foot warehouse on 14 acres and plans to be fully operational by September 1, 2011. Seneca Medical Expansion Brings Dozens of New Jobs to Mocksville and Davie County Leveraging a continued successful relationship with Hollingsworth, owner and developer of the business park, Seneca chose this strategic location to better serve a growing base of healthcare customers in […]
July 8, 2011

Grand Opening Celebration ~ Skinny Wheels Bike Shop ~ Saturday, July 9th

Skinny Wheels ~ Welcome to Mocksville and Davie County Join us in welcoming Skinny Wheels Bike Shop to Mocksville and Davie County.  Skinny Wheels Bike Shop, founded by Eric Phillips of Davie County is located at 119 North Salisbury Street in historic downtown Mocksville, they can be reached at 336 751-RIDE… Grand Opening, Saturday, July 9th The grand opening celebration for Skinny Wheels Bike Shop is this Saturday, July 9th.  The grand opening celebration includes a FREE fully supported 35 mile bike ride in Davie County with a 20 mile option also available. Registration for a  Free Fully Supported Ride […]
July 7, 2011

The 2011 Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball Team Enters the Playoffs with Home Field Advantage

2011 Playoffs Begin at Home on Friday, July 8th at 7 PM The 2011 Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball Team, sponsored by Coolemee American Legion Post 54 and the Mocksville-Davie Youth Baseball Association are poised to continue their winning ways during the Area III Playoffs.  The playoff format has been changed to a double elimination tournament for 2011. Mocksville-Davie Begins the 2011 Playoffs with Home Field Advantage! In the new playoff format, games are played at the home field of the highest seeded team.  A regular season Southern Division Area III record of 13 wins and 3 losses places Mocksville-Davie in […]
July 4, 2011

Independence Day in Mocksville ~ Free Events for the Entire Family!

Classic Cars Cruise-In Visit the beautiful and historic square in downtown Mocksville this evening for a classic car “Cruise-In” presented by the Piedmont Classic C.A.R.S. Club. The cruise-in draws participants from the surrounding areas stretching from the Virginia border to the Sandhills ~ West from Wilkes County and East to Alamance and Wake Counties.   If the weather is kind, the cruise-in will draw as many as 250 cars. Independence Day Celebration ~ 4th of July Fireworks! There will be music, entertainment, and food venders starting at 7:30 pm. The fireworks will begin at 9:30pm. Come on out and enjoy the […]
June 30, 2011

Free Admission ~ 12th Annual Tractor & Engine Show and Parade in Mocksville on June 30th, July 1st and 2nd

Admission is Free ~ Step back in time, relax, eat, and have lots of family fun Piedmont Antique Power Association presents the 12th Annual Tractor and Engine Show and Parade at the Clement Grove Picnic Grounds located at 201 Poplar Street off North Main Street (behind the Brock Performing Arts Center) in downtown Mocksville, NC on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 30th, July 2nd and 3rd. Rolling Down to Clement Grove Musicians perform while tractors and their proud owners roll through Mocksville and down to Clement Grove Picnic Grounds. Other people come by, too, to visit and look at the […]
June 22, 2011

Development Plans Finalized ~ Hundreds of New Jobs Coming to Davie County!

The Town of Bermuda Run has approved plans for Wake Forest Baptist Health to develop the 88-acre Davie Campus at Hwy 801 and Interstate 40. Development Plan Includes Loop Road and Amenities The Town Council approved a “development agreement,” defining a vision for phased development over the next 20 years.  The agreement establishes design standards for a quality development, comprised of permitted uses, roadways, landscaping, setbacks, signage, parking and architectural standards. “The Town believes this agreement will become a model of cooperation for municipal governments and developers coming together to plan for large-scale, quality land use over a period of […]
June 10, 2011

The Boys of Summer ~ American Legion Baseball is in Full Swing at Rich Park

Have you ever felt like you were a character in a Norman Rockwell painting?  Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball at Mando Field in Rich Park on a summer evening is like a live version of a Norman Rockwell Painting. Mando Field at Rich Park provides the perfect setting for an evening of baseball and it might remind you of the movie “Field of Dreams.”   There is plenty of shade and usually a nice cool breeze, night lights and great food, and fans doing the wave on the hill that parallels the first base line. The enclosed bleachers offer seating to those […]