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Clerk retiring after 36 years at the courthouse

By Beth Cassidy Enterprise Record If Ellen Drechsler has hopes of fitting all the names of all the ... Read more | Add your comment

Mural Town: Mocksville walls becoming colorful

By Nic Quance Word Master Media Group Although many would say they enjoy reflecting on pieces of artwork, ... Read more | Add your comment

Physical and mental health improves with exercising at the YMCA

By Mike Barnhardt Enterprise Record Ashley Hewitt knows what it is like to be out of shape – ... Read more | Add your comment

Unmask our children: Group takes plea to board of education

By Mike Barnhardt Enterprise Record Davie County Board of Education members last week were met with some upset ... Read more | Add your comment

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More young people testing positive for COVID

The number of Davie residents who test positive for COVID-19 continues to increase, especially among younger people. According to figures released Monday by Davie Health ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Barnhardt.

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COVID numbers still increasing

Davie’s COVID numbers continue to increase, with 350 positive cases reported by Davie Health & Human Services on Sept. 13. That is up from 294 ... Read more | Add your comment

by Mike Barnhardt.

Sports

East manhandles Davie; another big test next week

After opening 4-0, Davie’s football team hit a wall Friday at War Eagle Stadium. East Forsyth was too big, too fast, too physical … too ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Friday, September 24, 2021 11:43 pm

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From the Yankees to the Braves: New Mocksville company helps keep fans safe

By Jeanna Baxter White Word Master Media Group The next time local baseball star Whit Merrifield crashes into the wall catching a flyball, the pads ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Friday, September 24, 2021 11:27 am

Sports

Davie sets record with 73 points against Reynolds

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record Through about 10 minutes of Friday’s Central Piedmont Conference opener at Reynolds, the Davie football team was in a fight. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:13 am

Local

Man faces child sex, child porn charges

A Mocksville was arrested last week on charges relating to child pornography and abuse. Steven Tyler Smith, 22, was arrested at his Stagecoach Road residence ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:11 am

Local

Man accused of ramming car into sheriff’s car apprehended

A man accused of ramming a Davie County Sheriff’s patrol car on Sept. 8 has been arrested. Billy Ray Redmond Jr., 42, who had addresses ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:10 am

Local

Bermuda Run updating comprehensive plan

By Jim Buice Enterprise Record BERMUDA RUN – After developing its first Comprehensive Plan in 2012, the town has already had one update and is ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:04 am

Opinion

Editorial: Chug a lug at 5 mph …

It’s a silly song, really. Like most singer/songwriters, it definitely wasn’t considered among his best – not by him or many others. I’m the son ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:02 am

Local

Law enforcement career taking shape for Davie teen

By Jeanna Baxter White For the Davie Community Foundation Nathan Andrews wants to be a law enforcement officer. The 2020 Davie High graduate is pursuing ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 9:01 am

Local

Public records for week of Sept. 23

Sheriff’s Dept. The following are from Davie County Sheriff’s Office reports. Sept. 18: disturbance, FM Steele Lane, Mocksville; assault, Pineville Road, Mocksville; suspicious activity, Park ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:59 am

Local

District Court

The following cases were disposed of during the Aug. 12 session of Davie District Court. Presiding: Judge Rosalind Baker. Prosecuting: Eric Farr and Pearce Dougan, ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:58 am

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Masonic Picnic raises $1,700 for children’s home

Davie County’s annual Masonic Picnic is going through some changes, and organizers said after Saturday’s event they hope it is headed in the right direction. ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:56 am

Sports

Volleyball tied for first after beating West Forsyth

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record The Davie volleyball team’s showing at Reagan on Sept. 7 tasted like a fortune cookie. Davie dropped two sets that ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:52 am

Sports

Cross country teams win Pfeiffer Invitational

The Davie cross country team was among 15 schools that converged on Pfeiffer University in Misenheimer Sept. 18 for the Pfeiffer Invitational. The War Eagles ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:51 am

Sports

Sports Briefs: Caleb Martin signs with Miami

Caleb Signs With Miami After playing together from third grade through two NBA seasons, Cody and Caleb Martin will go their separate ways in the ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:51 am

Sports

Ellis football blanks South Davie

Connor Dixson scored both touchdowns as the Ellis football team blanked visiting South Davie 14-0 on Sept. 15. The Jaguars’ third win in as many ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:50 am

Local

County seeks input on priorities

Davie residents are invited to participate in an informative and interactive event to provide a venue for conversations that focus on the priorities of the ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:46 am

Local

Local events

Fundraisers Saturday, Sept. 25 Hotdog Saturday, New Union Methodist, 11 a.m-2 p.m., Sheffield-County Line roads. Saturday, Oct. 16 BBQ chicken plates, Cornatzer-Dulin VFD, 1522 Cornatzer ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:46 am

Local

Benefits for veterans exposed to burn pits now available

Davie County Veterans Services continues to counsel and assist veterans and their dependents in obtaining benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Meagan Tomlin, Davie ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 23, 2021 8:45 am

Local

Man accused of child porn with 17-month-old child

A Mocksville was arrested last week on charges relating to child pornography and abuse. Steven Tyler Smith, 22, was arrested at his Stagecoach Road residence ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 11:06 am

Sports

Davie breaks record with 73 points against Reynolds

In the Central Piedmont Conference opener at Reynolds on Friday, Davie’s football team averaged 9.7 yards per play, faced third down just six times, rolled ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Sunday, September 19, 2021 11:06 am

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Officers find indoor marijuana growing operation while looking for another suspect

Sometimes, investigations into one crime reveals another in progress. That was the case last week for the Davie County Sheriff’s Department as they were looking ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 16, 2021 10:18 am

Sports

Summers makes history with 430 yards, 5 TDs

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record • Through three games, Davie quarterback Alex Summers is an impossible-to-believe 58 of 77 for 972 yards with no interceptions ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:18 am

Sports

War Eagles overcome adversity; put up 51 on Mooresville

By Brian Pitts Enterprise Record Davie’s varsity football team was missing three starters on offense. Big Spencer Williams, a third-year starter at offensive tackle; Brodie ... Read more

by Brian Pitts, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:17 am

Local

Picnic has a new look, for the same good cause

The Masonic Picnic is changing. The annual picnic and get-together sponsored by Masonic lodges in Davie County will see changes for the 141st edition on ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:16 am

News

Officers getting to know folks in Mocksville

By Jeanna Baxter White Word Master Media Group If you’ve walked down Main Street in Mocksville lately, you’ve probably received a hearty “hello” from Officer ... Read more

by Mike Barnhardt, Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:15 am