November 3, 2021

Register Now for iSHOP Davie Days!

Become a virtual vendor as the Davie County Chamber of Commerce presents iSHOP Davie Days, a virtual event supporting local businesses in celebration of Small Business Saturday.   “This year, it’s more important than ever to shine a light on our small businesses leading up to the Holidays,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. “Help us celebrate Small Business Saturday with an entire week showcasing local spots in Davie! This includes restaurants, boutiques, vineyards… Everyone!!!”  Showcasing Davie Businesses Throughout the week of November 22- 26, the Davie Chamber will feature different vendors each day on its […]
November 2, 2021

Things You May Not Know About the Davie Community Foundation

Did you know… The Davie Community Foundation has invested in the post-secondary education of Davie students for the last nineteen years. The Foundation has invested more than $2 Million in scholarships to more than 1,360 students! Most of the investments have been made for students attending four-year colleges and universities both in and outside of North Carolina.  After reviewing a 2018 White Paper on strategic scholarship investments, the Foundation board began discussing the most strategic use of its scholarship investments. Should we make a more significant investment in Davie County students who would fill positions in local companies, thus helping […]
October 29, 2021

IGNITE DAVIE Student Highlight: Desiree Johnson

Born and raised in Davie County, Desiree Johnson is taking advantage of the educational opportunities close to home. As a graduate of Davie High’s Class of 2021, she is in her first semester of college at Davidson-Davie Community College as a member of the IGNITE DAVIE College Promise Program. Thanks to the opportunities offered by Davie County High School, IGNITE DAVIE and Davidson-Davie Community College, she hopes to one day have a career in human services. Last year, as Desiree was beginning to think about college and the next steps in her academic career, she began to consider IGNITE DAVIE […]
October 25, 2021

IGNITE DAVIE Student Highlight: David Bates

David Bates— a graduate of Davie High Class of 2021, IGNITE DAVIE student, and proud member of the Davie County community. Many know David Bates as a hard worker, an achiever and a student who knows what he wants to do, where he wants to go and what he needs to do to get there. And at this point in time, IGNITE DAVIE is one of the resources he is using to advance his academic and professional goals. He first found out about IGNITE DAVIE as he was taking dual enrollment classes with Davidson-Davie Community College and Davie High School. […]
October 23, 2021

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race – November 19th

There’s no time to sleep … register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! The bed race will be held Friday night, November 19th at 6 p.m. (rain date November 20th). Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams racing bed sleds down Main Street in a competitive yet FUN event! Industry, corporations, churches, nonprofits, and individuals are invited to participate.  Presented by the Mocksville Tourism Authority, the annual “Twas The Night Before Bed Race” has become one of Mocksville’s most popular events with dozens of teams competing for the cheers of the fans and $600 in […]
October 21, 2021

Register Now! — Hometown Christmas Parade – December 4th

The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get into the spirit by registering for the Hometown Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 4th at 2 p.m. The Hometown Christmas Parade is a beloved tradition that has been delighting young and old for decades. This year’s theme is “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Parade categories include businesses, churches, civic/non-profit groups, school groups, single/individual entries, and horses with entry fees ranging from $15 to $25. There is an additional charge of $10 for multiple vehicles i.e float + gator, float + truck.  Download the 2021 Mocksville […]
October 20, 2021

IGNITE DAVIE Student Profile: Josh Pilcher

By Jordan Bolch IGNITE DAVIE is a place-based last dollar scholarship for students in Davie County and through the opportunities it provides, it is making a difference in the lives of the students in our community. IGNITE DAVIE will pay tuition, required fees and a stipend for books for students to attend Davidson-Davie Community College full-time. In 2021, over 80 students joined the IGNITE DAVIE program and are benefiting from the opportunities it provides— students like Josh Pilcher. Josh was born and raised in Davie County, graduated from Davie High in 2021 and is attending Davidson-Davie Community College through the […]
October 19, 2021

Halloween Happenings in Davie County Begin This Week!

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Davie County has 10 days of spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages beginning Thursday, October 21st through Sunday, October 31st!  Halloween Bookmarks – Thursday, October 21st  Make a foldable Halloween-themed bookmark at the Davie County Public Library on Thursday, October 21, from 5 – 6 p.m. Choose between a pumpkin, bat, or ghost. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. The library is located at 371 North Main Street, Mocksville. For more information, please email ahutchens@daviecountync.gov.  Teen Movie Night – Back to the Future: Part 1 – Thursday, October 21st  […]
October 15, 2021

Farmington Community Center Anniversary Celebration

Davie County’s rich history runs deep within our community, and one group of people that help keep that  history alive while also providing for the future is the Farmington Community Center. This October, the Community Center is celebrating 50 years since it’s conception in 1971, and 100 years since the first school was constructed on the property in 1921. Since then, the Farmington Community Center has restored historic buildings and built new facilities on the grounds, offering public recreation for all to enjoy. “The mission statement at the Farmington Community Center is ‘preserving the past to promote the future,’so I […]
October 14, 2021

Scott Bader to Invest $16 Million in New Production Site in Mocksville

Global chemical company, Scott Bader, has acquired a new facility in Mocksville as it strives to meet growing domestic and global demand for its market-leading structural adhesives and gelcoats. The company has invested $16 million to purchase a 110,000 square foot industrial building on a 15-acre site in the SouthPoint Business Park on Hwy 601 N. With further investment, the site will be developed into a state-of-the-art gelcoat and structural adhesives manufacturing facility. This will be the company’s second North American manufacturing site; the new development is expected to create 27 new jobs locally, with 21 in manufacturing and the […]