Mocksville Police Officer Recovers from COVID-19 Exposure At the end of June, a Mocksville Police Officer reported they had tested positive for COVID-19. The officer recovered at home and followed the quarantine procedures as advised by a medical care provider. We are pleased that the officer is doing well and no longer has any symptoms of the virus. The Police Department building was deep cleaned. The Police Department and the Town of Mocksville followed and continues to follow the recommendations from the CDC, the North Carolina Department of Public Health and our local Health Department regarding appropriate precautions to help reduce [...]
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Memorial Day Message from Mayor Will Marklin As we head into the Memorial Day weekend I’d like to honor the memory of our servicemen and women who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom and to thank their families for their sacrifice. Davie County has a rich history of service above self as demonstrated by our memorial marker in front of the county building downtown. In addition to a remembrance of those we have lost, this Memorial Day Weekend also marks the beginning of Phase 2 of Governor Cooper’s plan to re-open the state. As a reminder, here are the [...]
Phase Two From Governor Cooper, we're able to begin Phase II. The reopening will begin Friday 5/22/20 at 5:00 p.m. North Carolinians are encouraged to limit non-essential travel and stay at home if they are sick. People can protect themselves against the spread of COVID-19 by remembering the Three Ws: Wear a cloth face covering. Wash your hands for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. Wait 6 feet apart from other people to keep your distance. The graphic provided below gives you an easy way to review the guidance from the Governor's office. Quick Reference Guide
Statement From Town of Mocksville Mayor, Will Marklin I’d like to thank you for your efforts at social distancing and staying at home. I know that it hasn’t been easy, but it has been heartening to see the way you have banded together to support each other during this challenging time. Over the last several weeks, the Town of Mocksville has adopted the State of North Carolina’s guidelines for slowing the spread of COVID-19. As I’m sure you already know, Governor Cooper has extended the stay at home order through May 8th with a three-phase plan to reopen the state once [...]
As we head into the Easter weekend I wanted to thank you for your efforts at social distancing. You are doing a great job and I’m really proud of you! Please keep it up. I know that this weekend will be especially hard for those of you who are accustomed to celebrating with large gatherings of family and friends and special church services. Although we will miss those things, I have faith that we will all be able to resume our cherished traditions next year and perhaps value them even more. Get creative. Consider other ways to celebrate with family and [...]
Quick Reference Guide to Small Business Resources Here is a quick reference with links to valuable information for our local small businesses. We hope you find this helpful. Links to Small Business Resources SBA Lending Information File for Exemption as an Essential Business Stay at Home Order 121 NC Rural Center and GoldenLeaf CARES Act - from U.S. Travel Association CARES Act Information Forbes Article - Getting Cash for Your Small Business Through The CARES Act Hospitality Industry - Small Business Administration Information CARES Act US Senate Information NC Rapid Recovery Loan Link
Message from Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin Over the last several weeks, Davie County and the State of North Carolina, have taken actions to address the spread of COVID-19. This includes limiting mass gatherings to 50 people or less, the closure of schools statewide through May 15, limiting restaurants to takeout orders, and the closing of hair/nail salons, spas, gyms, and recreation centers. Thousands of employees from every business sector are either not working or teleworking to stay in business and to provide needed services to the community. Despite these measures, many leaders do not believe we have gone far enough to [...]
The Town of Mocksville is Temporarily Closing Rich Park Rich Park is temporarily closed. This includes: Shelters Playground area Basketball courts Volleyball courts Mando Field Open for Walking The beautiful greenways and the walking paths are OPEN to the public. Please, enjoy them but be sure to maintain the recommended social distance of six feet from other walkers. Practice social distancing when walking the trails and building up your immune system. Be safe and be well!
A Message From County Manager, John Eller We hope you will find the information links below helpful as we try to compile everything into one place. This information is not exhaustive by any means but should save some of you from trying to search multiple sites for information. Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Davie County, NC Davie County Health and Human Services Director, Suzanne Wright, announced this morning that Davie County has 2 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. Please click here for more information about this. Ms. Wright also issued a statement yesterday after the county’s second lab-confirmed case, noting measures that residents should [...]
March 25, 2020 Statement from Davie County Board of Commissioners: Due to the many questions received regarding counties and municipalities outside of Davie County who are sheltering in place, Davie County Government/Commissioners have had no discussion or plans to shelter in place as we continue to provide services to our residents, local businesses, and industries. Until we receive orders from the Federal or State Government outside of what North Carolina Executive Orders already exist, our County State of Emergency Declaration stands as written with no further restrictions planned at this time. To help keep you informed, Davie County has created a [...]