March 28, 2024

54th Annual Chamber Meeting Honors Local Leaders and Businesses

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce presented its 54th Annual Meeting on Friday, March 22nd, at WinMock in Bermuda Run.  The meeting was a sold-out event with 220 community and business leaders in attendance to hear about the state of the region, learn about leading by your values, and honor the recipients of the Chamber’s signature awards:  E.C. Tatum Humanitarian Award, Business of the Year, and Chamber Ambassador of the Year.  Bermuda Run Mayor Mike Brannon welcomed attendees to Bermuda Run. Chamber Chairwoman Allison Carr opened the meeting on behalf of Chamber President Caroline Moser, who is on maternity leave, […]
March 27, 2024

Forging a Legacy: Fuller Welding is Investing in the Future

In 1972, Phil Fuller set out to start his own business, embarking on a lifelong journey in localmanufacturing. At just 19 years old, his determination and passion for welding helped him lay the foundation for what would become Fuller Welding and Fabricators, Inc. (Fuller Welding) in Mocksville. Today, over five decades later, Fuller Welding stands as a testament to his commitment to bothcraftsmanship and the community. “I went through the Forsyth Technical Community College welding program in 1971. I started this business because I was interested in the welding profession, and now, it’s turned into so much more than that.” […]
March 19, 2024

Input Sought for Lake Louise Park PARTF Grant Application

Davie County, NC – Davie County Recreation and Parks is preparing a grant application to the North Carolina Parks and Recreation Trust Fund (PARTF) in conjunction with McGill Associates, P.A. The PARTF application is specific to Lake Louse Park acquisition and development. Lake Louise Park (also known at The Park at Lake Louise) is a 2+/- acres privately owned parcel/park which has historically served the community and currently contains: a playground, picnic shelter, restroom and walking trail. These public meetings are an excellent opportunity for residents to understand the current history of the park and provide critical feedback on the […]
March 18, 2024

Hop on Over to Davie County For Easter Fun!

Hop on down and enjoy the fun! These exciting Easter activities in Davie County will put a little spring in your child’s steps!  Easter Peeps Book Scene Diorama Contest – Now until March 28th  Join the Davie County Public Library for its FIRST-EVER peeps book scene diorama contest! Grab a shoebox and a set of Peeps from the circulation staff or from home and recreate a scene from a family-friendly book. All characters in your scene should be made using Peeps. (free shoeboxes and peeps can be provided by the circulation staff!) Dioramas with attached entry forms may be dropped […]
March 12, 2024

It’s Your Lucky Weekend! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Mocksville!

If you want to experience a touch o’ the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day, Mocksville is the place to be!  O’Callahan’s Publick House, a family-owned Irish pub and eatery, is celebrating all week with food and drink specials, Irish breakfasts, live music, and bagpipers.  Old Irish charm and extensive menus are a focal point of O’Callahan’s Publick House. Be sure to check out all of the Irish favorites like corned beef and cabbage, bangers and mash, scotch eggs, Rueben egg rolls, and fish and chips. There’s plenty to drink, too! The restaurant offers a wide selection of red and white […]
March 7, 2024
Flow Automotive is a proud sponsor of IGNITE DAVIE as an Employer of Choice. Flow Automotive has 15 dealerships in Statesville and Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

A Drive for Success: Flow Automotive Companies’ Journey of Employee and Community Empowerment

In the bustling world of the automotive industry, where trust can be scarce and customer loyalty hard-won, Flow Automotive Companies (Flow) stands out above the crowd as more than just another dealership. Flow’s approach to doing business shines as a beacon of integrity, employee empowerment, and community involvement. In a recent interview with Annie Carper, Flow’s director of team member experience, and Dixon Douglas, director of partnerships and customer loyalty, Flow’s principles shine as they discussed Flow’s commitment to employees and the local communities where they do business. It Takes a Team  Flow focuses on ensuring that employees thrive in […]
March 4, 2024

Preparing for a New Fiscal Year – Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2024-2025 Budget Process

Recognizing that a goal without a plan is just a wish, the Mocksville Town Board kicked off its budget process with a half-day meeting that allowed the board and staff to discuss the challenges and needs facing the town during the coming year and to look at the big picture before making specific decisions about allocating resources.  Town Board members listened to presentations by the town manager, economic development, town engineer, Envirolink, and the heads of each department. Each department provided a mid-year progress report toward its strategic goals and shared funding needs for the 2024-2025 fiscal year.  Town Manager […]
February 23, 2024

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center: Excellence in Patient Care and Community Partnerships 

Standing as a beacon of healthcare excellence, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center (Davie Medical Center) provides more than just routine medical care; its entire staff is committed to fostering a culture of compassion and excellence.  Davie Medical Center’s passion for patient care and community enrichment shines through every aspect of the medical center’s operations.  An Exceptional Culture Central to Davie Medical Center’s success is its exceptional team and culture. Lori Koethe, Davie Medical Center’s chief nursing officer and campus administrator, speaks passionately about the employees at the Davie campus. “I’ve been in healthcare for over 30 years, […]
February 15, 2024
Cyclists on the road in Farmington North Carolina

Sign up for the NC Cycling Festival – A Weekend of All Things Cycling!

Get ready for an action-packed weekend of cycling fun! The inaugural 2024 NC Cycling Festival in historic downtown Mocksville has lots of fun in store.  A New and Improved Cycling Extravaganza The first annual NC Cycling Festival traces its roots to the Tour of Farmington, an annual cycling race that occurs each fall. Beginning in 2019, event organizers created an additional spring race, the NC Cycling Rendezvous. After a brief lapse in the event due to COVID, organizers were excited to bring back the event in full force, but this time, with a new face and vision. The first year […]
February 12, 2024

Calling all runners! The Shamrock Run Returns to Mocksville on March 16th

Calling all runners! It’s back! After a three-year hiatus, the Shamrock Run returns to Mocksville!  St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church has passed the baton to the Rotary Club of Mocksville, which will host the  Shamrock Run 5K and a 0.0K on March 16, beginning at 8:15 a.m.  The race will begin and end at O’Callahan’s Publick House at 115 N. Main Street. The course will wind down Main Street to the greenways at Rich Park, past Mocksville Elementary School and Davie Family YMCA, and back downtown. Not a runner? Support the cause by registering for the 0.0k, and you […]