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Tourism funds a variety of events; requests being accepted

The Davie County Chamber and Davie County Tourism accept grant requests annually for projects that positively impact tourism ... Read more | Add your comment

Unheralded and often unnoticed: Town’s public works crew on the job at all hours

By Jeanna Baxter White Word Master Media Group It’s 4:30 on a Friday morning. While most folks are ... Read more | Add your comment

Davie duo rubbing elbows with the famous

By Betsy Ramsbotham For the Enterprise Accumulated skill and experience are two advantages of having a career that ... Read more | Add your comment

250 acres of Davie farmland preserved

Three Rivers Land Trust announces the permanent conservation of 250 acres of land in Davie County. The farm, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Mocksville getting 3 new board members; fall races set for towns

Mocksville will be getting three new town board members this fall. None of the three incumbents – Brian Williams, Amy Vaughan-Jones and Eric Southern, filed ... Read more | Add your comment

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Davie COVID numbers going in wrong direction

The number of COVID 19 cases in Davie County is increasing. From a low of nine active cases reported on July 2, it increased to ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Barnhardt.

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Take a stand against mask mandate

To the editor: With only a few weeks left before the start of the school year, it is imperative that we take a stand against ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Monday, July 26, 2021 8:36 am

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Young cardboard engineers show off creations

Young local engineers showed off their cardboard trains and mini golf creations at the first Cognition showcase event sponsored by Ashley Furniture on Saturday. Children ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Sunday, July 25, 2021 1:59 pm

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Lift the mask mandate for students

To the editor: After reading some news from various organizations recommending masks for children older than 2, I wanted to voice my concern. With the ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Sunday, July 25, 2021 1:46 pm

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Mandatory vaccinations welcomed

To the editor: A very loud thanks to the several healthcare companies which announced mandatory vaccinations for its employees. It is long-settled law that private ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:37 pm

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Iredell man charged with sexually assaulting child

A report was filed with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Special Victim’s Unit regarding a juvenile having been sexually assaulted. The investigation was assigned to ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:37 pm

Opinion

Letter to the editor: Be bold and make masks optional for Davie students

To the editor: Given the latest news from Gov. Cooper, essentially 12 and under have to wear masks (K-8) and 9-12th no mask necessary if ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:13 pm

Opinion

Letters to the editor: Don’t let Raleigh have louder voices than locals

To the editor: My name is Charlin Coley, I am a mother of two children in Davie County Schools – one in middle school and ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, July 23, 2021 3:12 pm

Opinion

Editorial: The Bullhole deserves our support

I give credit to Blinky and his cronies. Do you remember Blinky? He was a catfish. An old catfish who lived at The Bullhole. He ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:42 am

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Davie planners to hear rezoning requests

There will be a meeting of the Davie County Planning Board on Tuesday July 27, at 3 p.m. in the second floor Commissioners Room of ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:40 am

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Public records for week of July 22, 2021

Building Permits The following building permits were issued in Davie County, listed by applicant, type of construction, estimated cost and location. – Morgan & Parker ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:39 am

Sports

Ward earned payback with state title

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record Third in a series on Davie’s all-time individual state champions. As a sophomore wrestler, Jon Ward carved out a 34-9 ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:36 am

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Rally lifts juniors

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record West Rowan finally cracked in the seventh inning, and Kason Stewart, Jacob Leonard, Colt Wright and Carson Queen made the ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:35 am

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McKnight’s Legion coaching run ends on high note

By Brian Pitts Davie Enterprise Record Jackson Sink was too much for visiting Kannapolis to handle, and the Mocksville Junior Legion baseball team capped a ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:34 am

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Local Events

Fundraisers Saturday, July 24 Breakfast, Advance VFW Post 8719,  7:30-11 a.m., 130 Feed Mill Road. Donations benefit post activities. Biscuits, gravy, grits, scrambled eggs, bacon, ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:30 am

Sports

Bermuda Run swimmer setting record after record

By Mandy Haggerson The Clemmons Courier BERMUDA RUN – Skylar Zuleger went into the Greater Winston-Salem Forsyth Swim League finals on July 12 undefeated for ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Monday, July 19, 2021 8:24 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: It’s time to unmask our children

To the editor: What’s everyone else’s story? Has your child or grandchild suffered from depression, headaches, infections from the masks, etc.? For me, my story ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Monday, July 19, 2021 7:57 am

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Biden a liar and hypocrite

To the editor: If all you ever watch on TV news is MSNBC or CNN you might never know the truth about the crisis at ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Saturday, July 17, 2021 2:12 pm

Sports

4-H shooters bring home national awards

Davie County 4-H Shooting Sports Club has some new national champions and a whole lot of awards from the 2021 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Saturday, July 17, 2021 2:04 pm

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Habitat switches gears and builds deck, ramp for Mocksville couple

Habitat for Humanity of Davie County has not been able to build a home over the last year because of the pandemic. However, an outdoor ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, July 16, 2021 2:53 pm

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Community foundation funds $57,500 to help neighbors in need

This is the third in a series of articles about the Davie Community Foundation and its work in the county. In 2021, the Davie Community ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, July 16, 2021 2:24 pm

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Gang member arrested for vehicle theft in Davie

A man wanted for a vehicle theft in Davie County has been arrested by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Department. On Saturday, July 3, Iredell Deputy ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 15, 2021 12:17 pm

Local

Shred for a Cause: Saturday event to benefit Ben Wallace family

Shred those important documents and support a good cause at the same time. A shred truck will be at Deano’s Barbecue, 140 N. Clement St. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 15, 2021 9:51 am

Opinion

Letter to the editor: History proves that vaccines work

To the editor: Rarely is any unvaccinated person safe from developing illness from the COVID-19 Coronavirus. There are procedures we may take to reduce one’s ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 15, 2021 9:47 am

Opinion

Editorial: Rude hospital patients and stupid commercials

Being in a hospital bed for days is, to say the least, boring. Boring may not be the right word for being in a hospital. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 15, 2021 9:46 am

Local

Cooleemee goes red, white and blue for Independence Day celebration

By KC Smith Cooleemee Correspondent Cooleemee’s July 4th parade was celebrated Monday, July 5.  The sidewalk was filled with spectators filled with anticipation for candy ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, July 15, 2021 9:44 am