NEWS

Forging a Legacy: Fuller Welding is Investing in the Future

(L to R) Phillip and Darlene Fuller own Fuller Welding and Fabricators, located off Salisbury Street in Mocksville. In 1972, Phil Fuller set out to start his own business, embarking on a lifelong journey in localmanufacturing. At just 19 years old, his determination and passion for welding helped him lay the foundation for what would become Fuller Welding and Fabricators, Inc. (Fuller...

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A Drive for Success: Flow Automotive Companies’ Journey of Employee and Community Empowerment

Flow Automotive is a proud sponsor of IGNITE DAVIE as an Employer of Choice. Flow Automotive has 15 dealerships in Statesville and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In the bustling world of the automotive industry, where trust can be scarce and customer loyalty hard-won, Flow Automotive Companies (Flow) stands out above the crowd as more than just another dealership. Flow’s approach to...

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Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center: Excellence in Patient Care and Community Partnerships 

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center in Bermuda Run includes an emergency department, outpatient surgery, orthopedics, occupational and physical therapy, and cardiac rehabilitation facilities, among a host of other services. Standing as a beacon of healthcare excellence, Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Davie Medical Center (Davie Medical Center) provides more than...

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DEX Heavy Duty Parts: A Driving Force in Sustainable Business

DEX renovation technicians Alex Perez (left) and Tim Pegram (right) at work refurbishing a truck engine. DEX Heavy Duty Parts (DEX), a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, is the country’s largest supplier of renovated, recycled, and surplus heavy-duty and all-makes truck parts for medium and heavy-duty trucks. The company has more than 3 million parts on hand across more than 30,000 different...

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IGNITE DAVIE and Pro Refrigeration – a Success Story at Work

Max Martinez’s journey from a recent graduate to a successful technician at Pro Refrigeration in Mocksville is a testament to the transformative power of the  IGNITE DAVIE College Promise. The program not only benefits students, but provides invaluable employees to our local businesses, fostering a brighter future for this community. The 2022 graduate of Davie County High...

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IGNITE DAVIE: Fueling Career Ambitions Through Education

Despite enduring a particularly grueling 24-hour shift, Ashley Lipscomb, a dedicated paramedic at Davie County EMS, can’t fathom pursuing any other profession. “I’m an adrenaline junkie, so I thrive on the lights, sirens, and running emergency calls,” she declared with an infectious grin. “Having to think fast to develop a treatment plan fires all of your brain cells; it’s exhilarating.”...

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IGNITE DAVIE Helps Students Find Careers in Davie County 

Emma James Finds a Career Close to Home Emma James has found a career close to home, thanks in part to IGNITE DAVIE College Promise.  Born and raised in Davie County, she graduated from Davie High in 2021, Davidson-Davie Community College through IGNITE DAVIE in Spring 2022, and immediately went to work as a Dental Assistant 2 at Hillsdale Dental in Advance.  READ MORE

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Davie County Named All-America City 

Davie County, NC, has been named an All-America City by the National Civic League.  Davie County was one of 20 communities selected as finalists from across the country to compete for this prestigious award in Denver, Colorado.  The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. Although the award is called...

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IGNITE DAVIE is Meeting the Needs of Both Students and Employers

(L to R) Robby Bostic and George Webb. Thanks to IGNITE DAVIE, Bostic started a career as an HVAC installer without educational debt, and Webb Heating & Air Conditioning gained a valuable new employee. IGNITE DAVIE is proving to be a win-win for students and local employers alike.  Thanks to Davie’s college promise program, Robby Bostic started a career as an HVAC...

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