Free Progressive Storybook in the Park — Friday, July 20th

Mocksville’s new downtown park is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic and a story, so you won’t want to miss  the progressive storybook, “The Bear Ate Your Sandwich,” from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, July 20th.

Participants will be led through a series of storyboards that share the charming story of a bear and a sandwich, followed by some cold refreshments.  

This free family event is sponsored by the Davie County Public Library and the Town of Mocksville.

Bring your lunch or purchase one from our local restaurants and bring a chair or a blanket for seating.

The storyboards will be left in place until 5 p.m. for those who are unable to attend the event.

A PARENT OR GUARDIAN IS REQUIRED TO STAY WITH CHILD/CHILDREN.

For more information, call Tami Langdon at 336-753-6705 or tlangdon@mocksvillenc.gov.

Free Family Movie in the Park — Friday, July 20th

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of A Dog’s Purpose on  Friday, July 20th. The movie will begin at 8:45 p.m. at the new downtown park on Main Street.

A Dog’s Purpose is the story of a devoted dog who discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan. As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self. Warning, this is a tearjerker!! PG — 98 minutes.

A Dog’s Purpose is the second of four movies that the Davie County Library and the Town of Mocksville will be hosting at the park. The other dates and titles are:

Friday, Aug. 17 BLACK PANTHER…2 HRS. 14 MINUTES…PG

Friday, Sept. 21 TANGLED…140 MINUTES…PG

All movies will begin at 8:45 p.m. Please bring your own chair or a blanket for seating. Bring your own snacks or purchase from SCOOP’S Ice Cream, The Factory Coffee House, or our other local restaurants.

A PARENT OR GUARDIAN IS REQUIRED TO STAY WITH CHILD/CHILDREN.

For more information, call Tami Langdon at 336-753-6705 or tlangdon@mocksvillenc.gov.

Free Concert on the Square This Saturday in Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy some motown and beach music as Tess Black & Blues Band takes the stage this Saturday night, July 14th, from 7 p.m-10 p.m in the quad near Restaurant 101 in downtown Mocksville. Their performance is part of the free Concerts on the Square series sponsored by the Town of Mocksville.

More Free Concerts for 2018
Future performances are July 28th — Mel Jones & His Bag O’Bones (Americana), August 11th — 60 Watt Combo (70s & 80s rock), August 25th — Brad Ratledge & The Happy Ones (soft rock & country). All of the concerts begin at 7 pm.

Tess Black & Blue Band
Founded in 2014, this multi-talented hometown group features Davie County locals Tess Welch – Vocals; Grady McClamrock – Rhythm guitar; Gary Chilton – Lead guitar; Ken Simonds – Bass; Jerry Smith – Keyboards; and Darren Boles – Drums.

Break Out Your Lawn Chairs This Saturday!
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy this free concert. Don’t forget to check out the delicious restaurants and unique shops.

For questions or to get more information contact Tami Langdon at (336) 753-6705 or visit http://www.mocksvillenc.org.

This Wednesday, June 13th at the Mocksville Farmer’s Market

Ice Cream samples featured this week!

Great variety of fresh vegetables, baked goods, eggs, and Beef from Granite Ridge Farm and Pork from Trivette Farm. Pang will be at market with her fresh cut seasonal flowers.

The Mocksville Farmer’s Market is held in the parking lot at Junker’s Mill Outdoor Theatre, next door to the Davie County Chamber of Commerce at 135 South Salisbury Street, just across the street from the Mocksville Town Hall Parking Lot located, and just a block down W Depot Street from the town square.

The farmers market operates from 3-6 pm on Wednesdays continuing through 10/24/2018.

Notice of Special Called Meeting to be Held at 6 PM on Thursday, June 14th.

A special called meeting of the Mocksville Town Board will be held on Thursday, June 14th at 6:00 pm.

Movies in the Park – “Sing” – Friday, June 22, 2018

Join us on Friday, June 22, 2018, for our first “Movies in the Park” for the movie “Sing.”  Rated PG, the movie will begin at 8:45 and is 108 minutes long.

Parent or Guardian MUST REMAIN W/Child or Childre

Bring your own chair or blanket for seating. Bring Your Own Snacks or purchase from SCOOP’S Ice Cream, The Factory Coffee House, or our local restaurants.

For more info. call Tami at 336/753-6705 or tlangdon@mocksvillenc.gov

Public Notice – Sale of Surplus Town Property

The Board of Commissioners for the Town of Mocksville has determined a certain Town owned property, more particularly described as follows, to be surplus to the needs of the Town. That portion of Davie County parcel number J50000003 located at 465 Eaton Road, Mocksville, N.C. 27028.

As such, the Town Board hereby authorizes the Town Manager’s office to advertise for sealed bids under N.C G.S. §160A-268, utilizing a published advertisement for at least 30 days before opening sealed bid. The Town Manager’s office shall open the bids and submit the highest bid to the Town Board at its regularly scheduled meeting.

The Town Board sets the following conditions of the bid and sale:

  • The Town Board reserves the right to reject and all bids; and
  • If the Town Board accepts the highest bid, the bidder and the Town shall enter into a contract provided by the Town to close on the Property in no more than sixty (60) days; and
  • The selected winning bidder shall deposit five per cent (5%) of his or her bid with the Town Clerk within five business days of the Board’s acceptance of the bid.
  • If the bidder fails to sign the proffered contract or to close, the deposit will not be returned; and
  • Each side will pay its own closing costs; and
  • The Town will not pay any broker’s or agent’s fees unless and until the Board enters into a contract for such fees.

Sealed bids for the property will be accepted from June 13th 2018 until July 13th, 2018.

Inquiries about the property and the sale may be made to the Mocksville Town Manager’s office at 171 S. Clement Street, Mocksville, NC 27028; (336) 753-6700 or; ltrivette@mocksvillenc.gov

 

 

 

Mocksville Accepts Town Manager Resignation

Marcus Abernethy resigned as Town Manager.  Marcus worked tirelessly for the Town and accomplished a great deal in the time he was here.  On behalf of the Board of Commissioners and the Town staff, we wish him every success in the future.  Marcus’ resignation is effective on June 1, 2018.  Lynn Trivette, Town Clerk and Finance Officer, is appointed Interim Town Manager.  The Town will immediately begin a search for a new permanent Manager.

Strawberries this Wednesday at your Mocksville Farmers Market!

YES…STRAWBERRIES this WEDNESDAY at your Mocksville Farmers Market!

We will have japanese turnips, lettuce, tomatoes, sweet onions, beets, thyme, and basil plantings.  Featuring BEEF from Granite Ridge Farms and PORK from Trivette Farms.

There will be cakes, breads, pies, and cookies from Teresa, Lynn, and Yellow Bell Farm PLUS we will have Yellow Bell Farm’s strawberry jams.

Eggs…we have EGGS!  Fresh flowers at 4 p.m. from Pang.  Celebrating Muscadine Month…we will serve “samples” of muscadine slushies.

Come to Mocksville Farmer’s market at 105 S. Salisbury St… Shop Local, and Eat Healthy!

Petition for Annexation – Notice of Public Hearing June 5, 2018

RESOLUTION OF THE MOCKSVILLE TOWN BOARD
FIXING DATE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON QUESTION OF ANNEXATION
PURSUANT TO G. S. 160A-31

WHEREAS, a petition requesting annexation of the area described herein has been received; and

WHEREAS, the Mocksville Town Board has by resolution directed the Town Clerk to investigate the sufficiency of the petition; and

WHEREAS, certification of the Town Clerk as to the sufficiency of the petition has been made;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Board of the Town of Mocksville, North Carolina, that:

Section 1.  A public hearing on the question of annexation of the area described herein will be held at the Mocksville Town Hall, 171 S. Clement Street, Mocksville, NC 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June, 5, 2018

Section 2. The area proposed for annexation is described as follows:

OFFICIAL METES AND BOUNDS (click here to access the legal description of proposed area for annexation)

Section 3.  Notice of the public hearing shall be published in the Davie County Enterprise, a newspaper having general circulation in the Town of Mocksville, at least ten (10) days prior to the date of the public hearing.

Adopted this 5th Day of June, 2018 by the Mocksville Town Board.