November 9, 2022

Nominations for E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and Business of the Year Open Now: Deadline Wednesday, November 30

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2022 E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award and the 2022 Business of the Year Award, which will be presented at the Chamber’s 53rd annual meeting in early Spring 2023 at WinMock at Kinderton. Do you know an unsung hero, someone who goes above and beyond to make our community a better place to live? Nominate them now for the 2022 E.C Tatum Humanitarian Award. Download the E.C. Tatum Nomination Form here. This award is named in honor of E.C. Tatum, “A Man of Vision,” who personified “commitment to your community” for […]
November 1, 2022

Veterans Day 2022

Veterans and community members are invited to Lambert Funeral Home’s Chapel for a special Veterans Day program on Friday, November 11, 2022, at 11 a.m. This program is an opportunity for our community to honor and recognize Veterans for their selfless service to our great nation. Hear from special guest speaker, US Navy Reservist Jeremy Gupton, who has served for 15 years and currently holds the rank Chief, E-7. There will be patriotic music, as well as the presentation of colors by our local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America. “This program was born out of the care and […]
October 31, 2022

Vote for Smart Start of Davie County to Win $10,000 in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards!

A minute of your time could change a child’s life! Smart Start of Davie County is excited to announce that it is in the running with eight other local nonprofit organizations to win a $10,000 award in Triad Kids Dental’s Caring4Community Awards. Smart Start of Davie County is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that serves to ensure that young children enter kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and beyond. Since opening its doors in November of 1997, Smart Start has reached over 1,000 children a year through its various programs. “Our Mission is to connect the community through programs […]
October 28, 2022

Have a Ghoulish Good Time: Celebrate Halloween in Davie County

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Davie County spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages begin on Saturday, October 15th through Monday, October 31st!  Watch Hocus Pocus at the Library on Saturday, October 15  You won’t want to miss a special showing of Disney’s Hocus Pocus at the Davie County Public Library on Saturday, October 15th from 11 a.m – 1 p.m.   After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of […]
October 26, 2022

Terry Bralley Named Triad Business Journal 2022 Power Player

Congratulations to Terry Bralley, president of the Davie County Economic Development Commission, who has been named a 2022 Power Player by the Triad Business Journal.  To build the 5th annual list, TBJ looked back through the headlines of the past 18 months at leaders championing efforts that can dynamically change the region’s trajectory. These key leaders are shepherding and executing game-changing initiatives or developments that are moving the Triad economy forward. Many of these initiatives were in the making. The list includes people who stepped up boldly during the Covid-19 pandemic, helping keep critical elements of the economy moving forward […]
October 23, 2022

Get Local Emergency Alerts Sent Right to Your Phone! Sign up for Hyper-Reach Today!

Dangerous weather, environmental hazards, criminal activity, and missing persons – signing up for Davie County’s Hyper-Reach notification system will help ensure that you are aware of situations affecting your neighborhood.  Thousands of public safety agencies across the US use telephone-based mass notification systems to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards, and other threats. Davie County launched Hyper-Reach in July to help bring this same life-saving capability to this area.  The emergency alert system provides rapid notification of hazardous and urgent situations using a mix of telephone calls, text and email messages, and TTY/TDD service for the hearing impaired. The system […]
October 21, 2022

Race Your Way to Health: Sign Up Now for Superhero Sprint & Main Street 5K

Register now for the Main Street Mocksville Superhero Sprint and Main Street 5K coming up on November 11th and 12th. These action-packed events will allow kids and adults alike to get up, get out, and get moving together! The Superhero Sprint To kick off the weekend, the Superhero Sprint will be held on Friday, November 11th, at 142 N. Main Street. Kids aged 2 to 12 will have the opportunity to don their own superhero costumes and sprint to the finish line! The race runs the length of Main Street and is approximately 0.25 miles long. Packet pick-up starts at […]
October 17, 2022
Family Promise Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Fundraiser

Night Without a Bed Social Media Challenge Raises Awareness of Family Homelessness

Participants are asked to spend one night sleeping anywhere outside of their bed to support Family Promise. Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting this year’s Night Without a Bed on October 22, 2022. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness. Family Promise of Davie County along with 200+ other Affiliates nationwide will be participating in the event. Night Without a Bed participants are asked to sleep anywhere without a bed for one night: cars, a tent, a treehouse, living room floor, a couch, etc., and use […]
October 12, 2022

Davie County Honors Veterans With Operation Green Light

Update from Davie County Government DAVIE COUNTY TO LAUNCH ‘OPERATION GREEN LIGHT’ IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL VETERANS DAVIE COUNTY – In advance of the upcoming Veterans Day holiday, Davie County announced that county buildings would be illuminated green during the entire month of November as part of Operation Green Light, a new national collaborative initiative of the National Association of Counties (NACo) to support military veterans, as well as raise awareness about the unique challenges faced by many veterans and the resources that are available at the county, state, and federal level to assist veterans and their families. The new […]
October 10, 2022
Tacky Sweater contest winners stand in colorful sweaters

A Promise of Christmas

Put on your tacky Christmas sweater and get into the holiday spirit at Family Promise of Davie County’s annual fundraiser, A Promise of Christmas! Join them at The Farm at Oak Hill on November 19th from 6-9 p.m. The evening will consist of catered food, a tacky Christmas sweater contest, and a silent/live auction. ​All funds raised will support the work they do to address the issue of family homelessness. Family Promise provides prevention services before families reach crisis, shelter and case management when they become homeless, and stabilization programs once they have secured housing to ensure they remain independent. […]