January 15, 2012

HondaJet Presentation in Davie County ~ 400 New Jobs Coming to North Carolina!

Davie County’s Sugar Valley Airport Hosted the HondaJet Presentation to an Enthusiastic Crowd Nick Newby, Manager of Eastern US Sales for HondaJet was on hand at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County on Saturday, January 14th to talk about HondaJet. At Honda Aircraft’s World Headquarters campus in North Carolina, the birthplace of aviation, the company’s employees work in more than 500,000 square feet of state-of-the-art R&D, manufacturing and administration headquarter buildings to develop, produce, market and support the HondaJet with HondaJet dealers. The challenging spirit upon which Mr. Soichiro Honda founded Honda Motors is still alive today as Honda Aircraft […]
January 5, 2012

You Are Invited! HondaJet Presentation at Sugar Valley Airport in Davie County

Mark Your Calendar ~ Saturday, January 14th! Sugar Valley Airport, located near the very center of Davie County will be hosting a presentation by HondaJet on Saturday, January 14th.  The event is free and open to the public. Nick Newby, manager of eastern US sales for the new HondaJet in Greensboro will make a presentation about the new HondaJet aircraft and its impact on the economy of the area. There will be coffee and snacks beginning at 9:00 AM with the HondaJet presentation from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The HondaJet presentation will focus on the substantial impact on aviation […]
December 15, 2011

Davie County EDC Provides Development Update to NC Department of Commerce

The Davie County Economic Development Commission met with the North Carolina Department of Commerce at their offices in Raleigh in late November.  The purpose of the meeting was to update the Department of Commerce on development activities in Davie County and to provide details on buildings and sites available for development in the county. Davie County is home to top tier commercial buildings and sites that are shovel-ready for development.  We have well-developed energy, utilities and transportation infrastructure in place, favorable climate and topography and we have an abundant supply of high-quality workers available. Fast-Tracking Projects Reduces Development Costs A […]
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 […]
November 9, 2011

Manufacturing Jobs Coming to Mocksville

National Flooring Distributors of Louisville, Kentucky will open a 31,500 square foot manufacturing operation on Industrial Boulevard in Mocksville. Production at the plant will begin ramping up before 2011 year end and dozens of new jobs will be created before the plant reaches production capacity of 20,000 square feet per 8 hour shift. Employment growth at the plant should continue through at least 2012. Betting on the Future in Mocksville, NC Lee Harmeling, the owner of National Flooring Distributors is confident that the US economy will rebound. “Domestic manufacturing capacity for wood flooring has been shrinking for several years due […]
October 25, 2011

DCCC Awarded $2.6 Million ~ Deliver High Skilled Training for High Wage Jobs!

DCCC, the Community College of Davidson and Davie Counties is one of the first community colleges in North Carolina to benefit from workforce development and training grants announced by the US Department of Labor and the US Department of Education. Preparing a Highly Skilled Workforce for Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and Bio-Tech Jobs The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant Program (TAACCCT) will expand DCCC’s capacity to provide workers with the skills and credentials they need in today’s advanced manufacturing economy. This multi-year federally-funded grant will help DCCC place more people in high-quality jobs in fields ranging from […]
October 10, 2011

Marketing Davie County & Our Region to the World! Piedmont Triad Partnership

The Piedmont Triad Partnership and the 13 local Economic Development organizations in the Piedmont Triad area of North Carolina have developed a new management structure for the regional marketing program. The Piedmont Triad Economic Developers Council has been established as an LLC, with its own board comprised of the local economic development offices, with Terry Bralley, President of the of Davie County Economic Development Commission, as their chairperson.  “The new structure gives all of the Economic Development offices a hand in developing a program of work to advance external marketing and prospect development for everyone in the region,” explained Bralley. […]
October 6, 2011

Davie County Economic Development Commission Receives Land Donation from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The Davie County Economic Development Commission (EDC) today announced that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has donated approximately 360 acres of land in Davie County to the EDC. The land has a property tax value of $3.5 million. “R.J. Reynolds’ gift of this prime industrial site greatly enhances the Commission’s economic development opportunities and consequent job creation,” said Terry Bralley, president of the EDC. “This gift is especially important, given the present economic climate. This contribution represents what our EDC hopes will be a model for other substantial gifts of industrial sites. The EDC and all citizens of Davie County are […]
August 29, 2011

Construction Begins This Fall on $10 Million Health Care Facility in Mocksville

Autumn Care is investing in a new 70,000 square foot, 108 bed state of the art skilled nursing home in Mocksville, just off of Madison Road.   The $10 million investment will be used to replace the current Autumn Care facility located on Howard Street in Mocksville. 70,000 Sq Ft Project Means NC Jobs John M. Campbell Co. of Monroe, NC has been named as the general contractor and they are currently in the process of selecting sub-contractors for the year long construction project.  Construction should begin sometime this fall.  Patients should be moving in sometime in 2013. Room for Expansion […]