Monthly Archives: July 2023

Businesses Around Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Still Open 


The businesses around the Wilkesboro Street roundabout construction zone want everyone to know that they are open and accessible.  “We are here to support the businesses affected by the roundabout construction as best as we can,” said the Town of Mocksville. “We encourage individuals to dine in or take out, share their Facebook pages, and look for updates that these businesses are sharing. Let's help these businesses maneuver through this DOT project completion.”   The maps below, issued by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (DOT), show the construction zone and how to reach each business.  Road closures at the intersection [...]

Businesses Around Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Still Open 2023-07-25T16:19:29-04:00

Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Opening Delayed


WILKESBORO STREET ROUNDABOUT OPENING DELAYED – NEW PROJECTED COMPLETION is OCTOBER 1st Citing delays in replacing underground utility lines, CBL, INC has informed NCDOT and the town that the project will not be completed by the end of August as originally projected. The new completion date is estimated to be October 1st. An almost four-week work stoppage occurred due to delays caused by a water line subcontractor waiting on back-ordered parts to put a new water line under the project area in service. This line must be completed and the old line abandoned before any other water, sewer or storm drain [...]

Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Opening Delayed2023-07-24T15:08:59-04:00

Davie County is an All-America County!


I had the honor and privilege of leading a delegation of 34 Davie County residents, including 12 youth, to compete with communities all over the country for the prestigious “All-America” designation for our community. This process started back in October 2022 with a discussion at a quarterly elected and appointed officials meeting. Every great achievement begins with a team, and this one was no different. The elected boards and managers of Davie County, Bermuda Run, Mocksville, and Cooleemee saw the value of pursuing this honor for the entire county and that collaboration is one of the reasons why the National Civic [...]

Davie County is an All-America County!2023-07-05T10:54:23-04:00

Mayor Marklin- All-America Livestream


I had the opportunity to watch the live stream of the All-American City competition today. Davie County was one of 20 other communities that sent a delegation to Denver, Colorado, this weekend to compete for the title of “All-American City”. I would have liked to be a part of the delegation, but my daughter’s graduation from Davie High trumped me going to Denver. I watched the group of adults and students talk about youth engagement here in our county and beamed with pride at hearing the talking points brought to life by our young people. Even if we hadn’t won, the [...]

Mayor Marklin- All-America Livestream2023-07-05T10:52:48-04:00
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