Monthly Archives: March 2024

Good to Great

2024-03-27T10:06:27-04:00

Bestselling author Jim Collins wrote, “Good is the enemy of great.” He meant that most people and organizations are satisfied with being good at what they do and believe that there is nothing else they need to do. That is not the case with the Town of Mocksville in general and the Mocksville Fire Department in particular. Chief Frank Carter will tell you that “Constant Improvement” is his hashtag. Chief Carter has been a firefighter in Mocksville since 1988 and has served as Chief since 2003. Over the last decade especially he has worked tirelessly, but quietly, improving the department for [...]

Good to Great2024-03-27T10:06:27-04:00

Spring is Here!

2024-03-27T10:06:34-04:00

Spring is here! The Popsicle Run and Shamrock 5k are behind us, so now we can ease into warmer weather. I would have liked to see a bit more snow over the winter months but am glad that we didn’t have to deal with icy roads and school closings that would push the end of the school year further into the summer months. We actually had a fairly mild winter. Be sure to keep a close eye on the calendar for all the events happening over the next several months. There are concerts, festivals, movies in the park, and many other [...]

Spring is Here!2024-03-27T10:06:34-04:00

Mocksville Fire Department Earns ISO 3 Rating – Lower Homeowner Insurance Rates on the Horizon for Mocksville Residents

2024-03-08T16:44:22-05:00

(L to R) FF/EMT Johnathon Bowman, FF/EMT Bryson Collins, FF/EMT Taylor Mohat, Chief Frank Carter, Lt. JoshCollins, FF Michael Galliher Mocksville residents and business owners will see a decrease in their insurance costs thanks to the Mocksville Fire Department’s new ISO rating of 3.   Insurance companies often use ISO (Insurance Services Office) Fire Service Ratings to help set home insurance rates, as a home that is less likely to be severely damaged or destroyed by fire is cheaper to insure. Commendation from State Fire Marshal Mocksville Fire Chief Frank Carter received a letter from State Fire Marshal Brian Taylor last week [...]

Mocksville Fire Department Earns ISO 3 Rating – Lower Homeowner Insurance Rates on the Horizon for Mocksville Residents2024-03-08T16:44:22-05:00

Preparing for a New Fiscal Year – Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2024-2025 Budget Process

2024-03-01T18:20:43-05:00

Mocksville Town Board members heard presentations by the town manager, economic development, town engineer, Environlink, and the heads of each department during a budget retreat on February 10. (L to R) Commissioner Justin Draughn, Mayor Will Marklin, Commissioner Jenny Stevenson, Commissioner Carl Lambert, and Commissioner Rob Taylor. Not pictured is Commissioner Johnny Frye. Recognizing that a goal without a plan is just a wish, the Mocksville Town Board kicked off its budget process with a half-day meeting that allowed the board and staff to discuss the challenges and needs facing the town during the coming year and to look at the [...]

Preparing for a New Fiscal Year – Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2024-2025 Budget Process2024-03-01T18:20:43-05:00
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