Please note, there will be no Independence Day Tractor Parade in Downtown Mocksville on July 2nd. The Piedmont Antique Power Association will have a tractor show in Farmington on October 1, 2022 at the Farmington Fall Festival instead.
(L to R) Suzanne Lakey, owner of The Station and Southern Ties Boutique, and Skyline Bank Manager Dottie Graham discuss plans for the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC). Everyone in Downtown Mocksville knows that increasing foot traffic is good for business. Business leaders have established the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) to “promote and increase public exposure of Downtown Mocksville through communication and marketing of the downtown business community.” Dottie Graham, branch manager of Skyline National Bank, serves as president; Suzanne Lakey, owner of Southern Ties Boutique and The Station General Store and Taproom, as vice-president; Stephanie Shoffner, owner of Lydia [...]
Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events. But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville? “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can assist with some financial support. We want more visitors as well as our local citizens to enjoy this Town and all we have to offer,” said Mocksville Community Development Director Tami [...]
The Mocksville Board of Commissions approved the Town’s balanced fiscal year 2022-2023 budget last week during its monthly public meeting. Town Manager Ken Gamble presented a slide show overview and explained how the budget uses the Town’s fiscal resources effectively, prioritizes capital needs for each department, stabilizes the fund balance, and maintains a competitive tax rate. He shared the internal and external threats facing the town that influenced budget recommendations including the need for full-time staffing at the Mocksville Fire Department, aging/failing equipment and facilities, difficulty finding qualified candidates for entry-level positions, a lack of wayfinding signage, and ineffective code [...]
Read and Comment on the Greenway Connection Study A draft of the Greenway Connection Study is now available for residents to review. The study includes guidance for implementation and highlights the benefits of greenway and trail development from downtown Mocksville to the Davie County Community Park. Public Comments Are Welcome - Please Respond by Thursday June 23, 2022 Read the May 2022 Greenway Connection Study and take an opportunity to provide input on this investment in our community no later than Thursday, June 23. Please contact the Town Manager, Ken Gamble to comment. Better Infrastructure for Healthy Growth If you would [...]