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Canceled: Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday, May 4th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music, and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

2024-05-03T13:39:11-04:00

The Town of Mocksville has decided to cancel the Daniel Boone Family Festival due to the forecast of severe weather. Free Community Event! 10 a.m. -  7:30 p.m. The 19th annual Daniel Boone Family Festival will be held in Historic Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, May 4th, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., with entertainment on the outdoor stage continuing until  7:30 p.m. Featuring historical tours, living history demonstrations, live music, local artisans, food, gem mining, axe throwing, and a kids’ zone with free inflatables and face painting, there’s something for everyone at this all-day event!  Retrace the Steps of Daniel Boone, [...]

Canceled: Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday, May 4th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music, and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History2024-05-03T13:39:11-04:00

Celebrating 31 Years as a Tree City! – Mocksville to Hold Arbor Day Celebration on April 19th

2024-04-10T10:50:17-04:00

The Town of Mocksville, a proud member of the Tree City USA program for 31 years, is gearing up to celebrate Arbor Day 2024 on Friday, April 19th. We invite you to join us at 10 a.m. at Rich Park Shelter 5, 352 Park Drive, Mocksville, where we will be planting a tree to mark this achievement. During the celebration, Mayor Will Marklin will read the Arbor Day proclamation, a powerful reminder of our commitment to tree planting and preservation. We are also honored to have Ranger James Bentley from the North Carolina Forest Service present the prestigious Tree City USA [...]

Celebrating 31 Years as a Tree City! – Mocksville to Hold Arbor Day Celebration on April 19th2024-04-10T10:50:17-04:00

Town of Mocksville Spring Clean-up Event this Saturday, April 6th

2024-04-08T10:26:23-04:00

The Town of Mocksville is hosting its annual Spring Clean-up Day for residents within the town limits on Saturday, April 6th, from 8 a.m. - noon at Rich Park.  Please read the following list of items that will be accepted: Appliances Furniture (indoor and outdoor) Grills Hot Water Heaters Mattresses/Box Spring Rugs Glass Bikes Doors Lumber Metal  These items will not be accepted:  Cement Asphalt Oil Paints Pesticides (The NC Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a Pesticide Disposal Day on May 1st.) Electronics (Electronic Recycling Days are held on the last Saturday of the first month of each quarter.) Please note: This [...]

Town of Mocksville Spring Clean-up Event this Saturday, April 6th2024-04-08T10:26:23-04:00

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

Apply Now! Town of Mocksville and DavieCounty Tourism Grants Now Open for 2024

2024-01-17T10:13:22-05:00

The Davie County Tourism and Town of Mocksville Tourism annual grant cycles are now open for 2024, and both non-profit and for-profit organizations are invited to apply.  Grant Seekers Can Apply for Both Grants Davie Chamber President Caroline Moser and Mocksville Director of Marketing and Community Development Jennifer Evens want to ensure that applicants understand that they can apply for grants from both organizations.  "Both the Davie County and Mocksville Tourism grants are perfect for those trying to bring more life to town with their events! This will also help enhance economic gains for both the County and the Town,” said [...]

Apply Now! Town of Mocksville and DavieCounty Tourism Grants Now Open for 20242024-01-17T10:13:22-05:00

Preparing for Mocksville’s Future: Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat February 10

2024-01-09T09:43:07-05:00

Budgeting is essential in securing a town’s financial stability and ensuring it has enough resources to meet its goals. Mayor Will Marklin and the Mocksville Board of Commissioners invite you to attend the Town of Mocksville’s  FY2024-2025 Budget Retreat on Saturday, February 10th, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Davidson-Davie Community College (1205 S. Salisbury Street.) The meeting will be held in Room 110 of the administration building.  “Mocksville residents are invited to come out to the annual budget retreat and hear how your elected officials work through the budget requests and come out with a balanced budget to work [...]

Preparing for Mocksville’s Future: Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat February 102024-01-09T09:43:07-05:00

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday! Check Out the Lineup Here!  

2023-11-29T10:54:33-05:00

Photo credit: Marnic Lewis It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and the holidays just wouldn’t be complete without the annual Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade sponsored by the Mocksville Tourism Authority.  This year’s parade theme is “The Magic of Christmas.”  The parade will feature everything from walking groups, performers, horseback riders, and single vehicles to full-blown floats, candy for the kids, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade will depart from Rich Park at 2 p.m. Saturday and will travel down Main Street, turn left on Depot Street, and end at Railroad Street, where dismantling will begin. Prizes will be [...]

Mocksville Christmas Parade This Saturday! Check Out the Lineup Here!  2023-11-29T10:54:33-05:00

Christmas is Coming to Mocksville! Mark Your Calendars for These Fun-Filled Activities!

2023-11-21T09:52:23-05:00

Christmas is fast approaching, and Mocksville has a wealth of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright!  Race into the Holiday Season -“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” November 17 Mocksville will race into the holiday season Friday night, November 17th, as wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 18th) The festivities will begin with the lighting of the downtown businesses at dusk, followed by the parade of beds at 6 p.m. and the first race at 6:30 [...]

Christmas is Coming to Mocksville! Mark Your Calendars for These Fun-Filled Activities!2023-11-21T09:52:23-05:00

Community Pavilion Breaks Ground in East Depot/Mill Street Neighborhood

2023-10-27T09:40:03-04:00

The Heritage Alliance Project (HAP) and the Town of Mocksville held a groundbreaking ceremony this month for a community pavilion to be built at East Depot and Pine Streets. Students in the East Depot/Mill Street Community of Mocksville will soon have a protected area to wait for the school bus, and the neighborhood will have a shady place to gather. Heritage Alliance Project (HAP) and the Town of Mocksville held a groundbreaking ceremony this month for a community pavilion to be built at East Depot and Pine Streets.  “This special day has been a long time coming for all of us,” [...]

Community Pavilion Breaks Ground in East Depot/Mill Street Neighborhood2023-10-27T09:40:03-04:00
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