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Planning board says no to big solar

Davie County planners last week voted 6-1 to deny a request for a zoning change that would allow ... Read more | Add your comment

Dorothy Graham awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine

By Carrie Miller Events Coordinator Davie Sr. Services Wednesday, Feb. 17 was a wonderful day. The weather was ... Read more | Add your comment

Moving to Farmington Road: Sheriff’s, human services departments ready for new digs

The new Davie County Government Center on Farmington Road was officially opened Monday, and the sheriff’s and health ... Read more | Add your comment

North 6th grader wins county spelling bee

By Beth Cassidy Enterprise Record In 2019, Porter Spann came in third in the annual Davie County Schools ... Read more | Add your comment

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Child predators on chat rooms: Schools need help preventing it here

The Davie County School System is doing what it can to help keep children safe – and that includes from online predators. But the fight ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Barnhardt.

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Mocksville’s interim police chief steps down

Mocksville’s Interim Chief of Police, Tim Parks, stepped down on Feb. 26, citing family obligations. The former Yadkinville police chief came out of retirement in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Barnhardt.

Opinion

Editorial: Simple question puts county manager in defensive mode

It was a simple question. But for Davie County’s new manager, David Bone, it was a question he didn’t want to answer, was afraid to ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:40 pm

Local

UK company moving here; workers needed

By Jeanna Baxter White For Davie Economic Development Have you ever wished to convert your vehicle into a comfortable place to sleep on the road? ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:39 pm

Sports

James, North impress in opener

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record North Davie’s football team smothered visiting Starmount 20-0 on Feb. 25, and the ringleaders were Coy James and Landon King. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:37 pm

Sports

Ellis football escapes with win

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record Last season North Davie and South Davie broke the Ellis football team in half like a twig. The scores against ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:36 pm

Sports

War Eagles home opener Friday – with fans

Davie’s football team is 1-0 with a 28-point win in the bag. West Rowan is 0-1 with a 36-point loss around its neck. Yes, the ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:35 pm

Sports

Carney scores early and often in opening football win

After waiting 15 months and 462 days, Davie football season finally arrived Thursday at 7 p.m. By 7:02, Tate Carney was off to the races. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:31 pm

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Black history coverage impressive; women’s history time now

To the editor: Founder Carter G. Woodson, if he were alive, might well be surprised and pleased. Nationwide media coverage of Black history, during February ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Sunday, February 28, 2021 8:00 am

Local

Fundraisers canceled: 4-H seeks Summer Fun Camp sponsors

COVID-19 has hampered donations and prevented annual fundraisers for many organizations last year and continuing into this year. Davie County 4-H is no exception. The ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:41 am

Local

Public records for week of Feb. 25, 2021

Land Transfers The following land transfers were filed with the Davie Register of Deeds, listed by parties involved, acreage, location and deed stamps purchased, with ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, February 25, 2021 10:40 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Family thankful for community support

To the editor: On behalf of the Jim Spry family, we would like to thank all of the individuals who made donations and the churches ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:38 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Leaders should mask by example

To the editor: This comment is about the photos in the Davie County Enterprise Record.  A lot of the photos show people not wearing masks. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:37 am

Opinion

Editorial: Joys of freedom slowly returning

Walking through the grocery store on Saturday morning, my big head got in the way. One of those little straps that held my face mask ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, February 25, 2021 9:35 am

Sports

Williams’ 47 points not enough in losses

A 12-0 deficit was too much to overcome for the Davie freshman basketball team against visiting Mt. Tabor on Feb. 3. This was the rubber ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:18 am

Sports

South girls pound North, Ellis

Emmy Johnson set the tone in the first quarter, and the South Davie girls basketball team rolled past North Davie 37-23 on Feb. 2. Johnson ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:17 am

Sports

King scores 29 for North boys

Landon King of the North Davie boys basketball team poured in the most points by a Wildcat in 34 games, and North used 11 different ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:15 am

Sports

Lacrosse teams split CPC games

The Davie boys lacrosse team had an up-and-down week in the Central Piedmont Conference, winning 14-1 at Glenn and losing 21-8 at home to East ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:14 am

Sports

Soccer puts up fight against West Forsyth

Davie’s varsity soccer team remained winless last week. The good news is it put up a fight against West Forsyth. The day before at Reynolds, ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:14 am

Sports

Lawhon takes over in crunch time win for JVs

Davie’s money players (Coleman Lawhon and Hunter Davis) showed up at money time, and the Davie JV boys basketball team staved off East Forsyth 58-56. ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:09 am

Sports

Varsity girls show progress in defeat

The Davie varsity girls basketball team was behind by 14 after the first quarter and by 31 after the third at East Forsyth on Feb. ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:08 am

Sports

Dirks scores 13 as JVs pound East

When you lose the first meeting by two and win the rematch by 16, it’s a big deal. The Davie JV girls basketball team continued ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:07 am

Sports

Boys hit Reagan with 32-4 run

When a good team gets hit in the mouth, it has to get back up and fight. Davie’s varsity boys basketball team absorbed one in ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:04 am

Local

Public records for week of Feb. 18, 2021

Land Transfers The following land transfers were filed with the Davie Register of Deeds, listed by parties involved, acreage, location and deed stamps purchased, with ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:01 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Family loses all in fire

To the editor: I would like to give a special thank you to the heroes of Mocksville, Cooleemee, Jerusalem, Center, Cornatzer-Dulin and County Line fire ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, February 19, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Manager should be able to handle questions

To the editor: After reading the articles and letters in this paper in the last few weeks regarding the interim town manager and an elected ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:58 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: County should say no to big solar complexes

To the editor: We have watched with interest as Davie County has become a hotbed of solar development recently. These are often referred to as ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, February 19, 2021 10:57 am