Ken Gamble is Appointed Mocksville Town ManagerMocksville’s Board of Commissioners appointed Kenneth Gamble, current town manager of Denton, North Carolina, as its fifth town manager.  Gamble brings a wealth of experience having served as town manager in Denton for 2 years, and previously as town manager of Stoneville, North Carolina for 5 years.  He also served in Kernersville, North Carolina as a law enforcement officer for 19 years with the last 3 ½ years of his tenure as the chief of police.

He is a 2004 graduate of Guilford College where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and received his Master’s in Public Administration from Appalachian State University in 2010. He is also a 2011 graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA.

Mayor Will Marklin, speaking on behalf of the Board said, “Kenneth Gamble brings several years of managerial experience to the table and will be an asset to Mocksville for years to come. We look forward to working with him in determining the future needs of our town while improving the quality of life for its citizens.”

Gamble is equally excited about the appointment.  “I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to serve as the town manager for Mocksville,” he said. “I will work closely with the community, employees, leadership team, and Board of Commissioners to keep Mocksville moving in a positive direction.  On behalf of my family, we are all excited to become part of such a welcoming and engaging community.”

Gamble’s first day of employment is Monday, May 3, 2021.  His appointment was unanimously approved.

For more information, please contact Lynn Trivette, Clerk to the Board of Commissioners, Town of Mocksville at  (336) 753-6702, or you may email her at

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