December 7, 2011

$7.5 Million Gift Assures Continued Academic Leadership and Workforce Preparedness for Davidson and Davie Counties

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties, received a $7.5 million gift from the late Christine Harris of Lexington.   The donation is by far the largest gift to the college and is one of the largest gifts in North Carolina community college history, according to Jenny Varner, executive director of the DCCC Foundation. A Cause of Thanksgiving for Years to Come “We pause today to serve up a very sincere thank you to the late Christine Harris, whose extraordinary gift will be cause for thanksgiving for years to come among thousands of students across Davidson and Davie counties […]
December 4, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ “Christmas on Main Street” ~ Video Now Available!

Re-live the Moment If you were in the parade or unable to attend today, or if your kids were in the parade or you just love parades, you may now watch video from the parade on your Davie County YouTube Channel. (Note: We experienced some technical difficulty and unfortunately we were not able to post the last 10 minutes of the parade video.) Live Video ~ More to Come We broadcast the parade live today… and we plan on broadcasting the Advance Christmas Parade next Saturday on the Live Broadcast page (see link at top of hone page). We had […]
December 3, 2011

The Mocksville Christmas Parade ~ Broadcast Live Today Beginning Just After 2 PM

If you know of someone who isn’t able to get out today for the Mocksville Christmas Parade, let them know they will be able to watch the parade live on the Live Broadcast tab here at your Davie County blog! The Advance Christmas Parade will be next Saturday, December 10th!  See you there! Are You in the Parade? ~ Watch it Later on YouTube After the parade is over, you will be able to watch the replay on your Davie County YouTube Channel
December 1, 2011

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday, 2 PM!

Christmas on Main Street The Theme of the 20111 Mocksville Christmas Parade is “Christmas on Main Street, ” celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Mocksville being a “Main Street Community,”  a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The 2011 Mocksville Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December3rd at 2 PM. Christmas Parades commemorate the past through the traditions of Christmas; celebrate the present by bringing together the best in civic groups, churches, businesses, schools, community leaders and public servants; and present a vision of hope to the next generation for a strong and prosperous future. We were […]
November 29, 2011

Help us “Flag” the Tree of Honor

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located beside the Mocksville Police Department during the 2011 holiday season. The Goal is to fill the Entire Tree with Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person.  The contributions will be presented to the Davie County Veteran’s Administration for local veteran services. How to Honor/Remember a Service Member Make your $1 contribution and designate a service person to honor or remember in any of the stores in […]
November 21, 2011

Window Shopping Under the Lights in Historic Downtown Mocksville

Historic Downtown Mocksville ~ Open House & Holiday Lights Visitors, local residents and shoppers of all varieties helped kick-off the holiday season in style during the Historic Downtown Mocksville Open House.  The weather was picture perfect, and the folks strolling through the shops added to the warm holiday mood while Christmas lights bathed the buildings in a soft glow as night drew over the town.  Enjoy a full screen slide-show of Window Shopping Under the Lights. An Abundance of Good Cheer! This annual event included live musical performances, the annual Christmas Ornament unveiling and artist signing, holiday photo sessions, local-author […]
November 16, 2011

“Open House” in Historic Downtown Mocksville, Sunday, November 20th, 1-5 PM

Historic Downtown Mocksville will host the annual Christmas Open House this Sunday form 1-5 PM.  This is your opportunity to experience the excitement of the upcoming holiday season right here in Davie County.  Most of the shops in town will be open with holiday displays and holiday gift ideas. Live Music and Author Book Signings Entertainment for the day will include the Sing-A-Long with Breeze Band will be performing holiday and traditional favorites.  Jane McAllister, of Davie County, will be autographing copies of her newest book, “Images of America: Mocksville.”  Marie Roth, of Advance, NC will also be on hand […]
November 15, 2011

Mocksville Woman’s Club and the Town of Mocksville Celebrate America Recycles Day!

The Mocksville Woman’s Club and the Town of Mocksville celebrate America Recycles Day from noon until 2:00 PM today at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theater. Davie County Schools and local businesses are busy helping protect our environment and their customers by recycling confidential paper reports and other items in a “Shred South” commercial shredding truck set up for this purpose today. This commercial shredding service is being offered to residents and businesses at no cost during this free community event. Thank you to Shred South, the Mocksville Woman’s Club and the Town of Mocksville for hosting this event to celebrate America […]
November 12, 2011

America Recycles Day ~ Tuesday, November 15th ~ Free Event ~ Noon untill 2:00 PM!

Research shows that asking people to make a commitment to recycle actually builds motivation that leads to lasting changes in behavior.  By asking people to “Take the Pledge”, you are joining thousands of America Recycles Day (ARD) organizers across the country working to increase recycling in their communities by motivating their  businesses, families, friends, neighbors and co-workers to recycle more. Together, we can, motivate Americans to recycle more. “Take the Pledge” A partnership of the Mocksville Woman’s Club and the Town of Mocksville A paper document shredding event has been scheduled to promote recycling awareness. Shred South will be […]