December 15, 2023

Miraculous Survival: A Heart-Stopping Journey and Gratitude to Davie County First Responders

Joe Scott shouldn’t be here today. On November 3rd, his heart suddenly stopped while walking his dog, and for two to three minutes, he was clinically dead.  Each year, approximately 350,000 persons in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest or sudden death; a staggering  90% die. Yet, on December 9th, just five weeks later, Joe, accompanied by his wife, Joyce, walked into Davie County EMS Station 1 with homemade cookies to express gratitude to the first responders who saved his life. Joe Scott Thanks Davie County Emergency Personnel For Saving His Life  “God was guiding every one of […]
October 6, 2023

Jennifer Evens Assumes Role as Mocksville’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Bright and early on Monday morning, Jennifer Evens stepped into her new role as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator for the Town of Mocksville. Having spent the past several months shadowing her predecessor, the recently retired Tami Langdon, Evens is poised to make a significant impact in her new position. Not every incoming hire gets the unique opportunity to receive guidance from their predecessor, and Evens is sincerely appreciative of the knowledge and insights she gained from Langdon. “Working alongside Tami has been an absolute delight! She has been an invaluable mentor, teaching me to approach challenges with humor, how […]
July 17, 2023

Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Construction Update

WILKESBORO STREET ROUNDABOUT OPENING DELAYED – NEW PROJECTED COMPLETION is OCTOBER 1st Citing delays in replacing underground utility lines, CBL, INC has informed NCDOT and the town that the project will not be completed by the end of August as originally projected. New Completion Date The new completion date is estimated to be October 1st. An almost four-week work stoppage occurred due to delays caused by a water line subcontractor waiting on back-ordered parts to put a new water line under the project area in service. This line must be completed, and the old line abandoned before any other water, […]
June 7, 2023

Free Concert on the Square in Mocksville This Saturday – The Band Tess! 

Enjoy a little Blues, Beach, Country, Funk, and Rock as one of Mocksville’s favorite hometown bands, The Band Tess, takes center stage Saturday night, June 10th, from 7-10 p.m. in the quad near Restaurant 101 in Downtown Mocksville The Band Tess Founded in 2014, this multi-talented group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – vocals; Grady McClamrock – rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – lead guitar; Ken Simonds – bass; Jerry Smith – keyboards; and Darren Boles – drums. Clap your hands, tap your feet, and sing along as they play your favorites from a wide range of artists like Sheryl […]
May 31, 2023

The Hollingsworth Companies Continues Industrial Expansion in Davie County

The Hollingsworth Companies is taking advantage of the recent dry weather to begin construction on two new speculative industrial buildings in Mocksville. These facilities are being built for long-term lease by light manufacturing or distribution companies in the SouthPoint Industrial Park – North Carolina. Creating Opportunities for Light Manufacturing and Distribution Companies The buildings will be constructed at 130,492 SF and 152,241 SF to expand the park to 12 single-tenant industrial buildings. With 40 years of project experience from Virginia to Mississippi, The Hollingsworth Companies has completed Build to Suit and “Spec” industrial building projects in multiple markets throughout the […]
May 9, 2023

All-America City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special – Part II

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is.  Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023.   This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks to identify communities that are breaking down barriers to meaningful youth participation and enacting programs that will improve the quality of life for youth and, by extension, all members of […]
May 2, 2023

All-American City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is. Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks to identify communities that are breaking down barriers to meaningful youth participation and enacting programs that will improve the quality of life for youth and, by extension, all members of […]
March 24, 2023

Spring Fling in Downtown Mocksville This Saturday

Get ready for a delightful afternoon in downtown Mocksville. The Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) is hosting the Downtown Mocksville Spring Fling this Saturday, March 24th, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Featuring dozens of  vendors, young entrepreneurs, food trucks, kids’ activities, and live music, there will be something for everyone to enjoy! This event will be held rain or shine.  “We want to invite the community to come out and welcome spring. Everyone is tired of winter, so this is an opportunity to get out and enjoy those spring vibes,” said DMC Vice-President Suzanne Lakey. “Our goal is to create events […]
August 22, 2022
COGNITION Davie celebrated it’s first full year with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce

COGNITION Celebrates Year of Learning and Exploration with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

COGNITION Davie celebrated its first full year of fostering childhood learning and exploration with a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Davie County Chamber of Commerce.  “We are always excited about COGNITION,” said Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin.“We know this is something that has been in the works for years. COVID put the brakes on it for a little while, but now we are glad to see it have new life. COGNITION is a wonderful asset for the town and we are thankful to all those who helped make it happen.” Located at 119 N. Salisbury Street, COGNITION Davie is a community-driven, […]