Archives for April 2014

Mocksville Recognized as One of the Safest Cities in North Carolina

safe-citiesGood Work Everyone and Good News for the Town of Mocksville!!!…..Mocksville is number 26 in the top 50 Safest Cities in NC, home to approximately 552 cites/towns.

Thank You to Mayor Slate and the Town Board of Commissioners, Will Marklin, Johnny Frye, Lash Sanford, Rob Taylor and Amy Vaughn-Jones for their support and leadership within the Town of Mocksville.  The town is fortunate to have employees who cooperate and collaborate with other local and state resources to safeguard our environment for all residents and visitors.

Thank you to the EDC, the Chamber of Commerce and the many folks inside and outside of our town who continue to strive daily to maintain and promote our town as a safe place to live, learn, work and play.

About the Safest Cities in North Carolina Report
The SafeWise Report released its “50 Safest Cities in North Carolina” report this week.  “It’s easy to see why families and businesses are flocking to North Carolina,” SafeWise security analyst Alexia Chianis said. “A pleasant year-round climate, an abundance of recreational opportunities, and especially safe streets are a few of the Tar Heel State’s many assets.”

See the full list, here: http://www.safewise.com/blog/50-safest-cities-North-Carolina/

Piedmont Antique Power Association Summer Events

The Piedmont Antique Power Association has the following events scheduled for Mocksville this summer:

May 3rd – Spring Tractor Ride

May 23rd & 24th – 3rd Annual PAPA Swap Meet and Yard Sale

July 4th, & 5th – 15th Annual Tractor & Engine Show

Sept. 20th – Fall Antique Tractor and Truck Pull

 

If you have any questions, please contact

Arthur Bostick – 336-492-5992 or Bob Conaway – 336-753-0702

Or visit: www.piedmontantiquepowerassociation.com

Summer “Cruise-Ins” in downtown Mocksville

Mocksville Cruise-InThe first and third Monday of each month from 5:30 till dark, the Piedmont C.A.R.S. Association is hosting its summer Cruise In.  The Cruise In dates for 2014 are as follows:

April 7                   April 21                 May 5                    May 19                 June 2                   June 16

July 7                     July 21                   August 4              August 18            Sept. 1                  Sept. 15

Oct. 6

For more information visit  www.piedmont-cars.com

Daniel Boone Family Festival – Free Event

Daniel Boone Parents MarkerThe annual Daniel Boone Family Festival will be held , Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 in downtown Mocksville…..Hours will be, 10:00am to 9:00pm…..We will have historical tours, re-enactors, craft vendors, kid’s play area, food, music entertainment, frozen t-shirt contest, and hula hoop contest.  Frozen t-shirt contest will require $5 entry fee with cash prizes/gift certificates for   1st, 2nd and 3rd  place winners.    Categories to compete will consist of ages: 6 thru-10, 11 thru-16, and 17 and up.

In addition to local groups, music will be provided by Folsom Prison Gang, Davie County’s own- Tony Bailey, and headliner; Mountain Heart Band…..for more information: www.danielboonefamilyfestival.com, or call 336-671-0553 or 336-909-2263.

Mocksville Farmers Market “Eat Fresh, Healthy and Local”

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The Mocksville Farmers Market will open on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 and be open each Wednesday through November 26th, 2014…..Market hours will be, 3:00pm to 6:00pm ……The location will again be in the Mocksville Town Hall parking lot on the corner of W. Depot and S. Salisbury Street…..A wide variety of farm produce is scheduled to be at the market….Make plans to attend and select your fresh, locally grown produce…  For more information, call 336- 671- 0553 or 336- 753- 6700.  For additional details, please visit Mocksville Farmers Market.