I have fond memories as a kid of saving money from my paper route and odd jobs for things my parents would not buy. This meant giving up comic books, sodas and other things I may have had an immediate desire to have in order to reach my goal. Back in 1982 that goal was to own a black leather jacket and it took months to save the money. I have to admit that I looked cool in that jacket though. Experiences like this one taught me that goals are within our grasp when we work hard and exercise fiscal discipline. [...]
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What a great Christmas parade in downtown Mocksville! The theme this year was “Rock Around the Clock”. There were several floats with folks in rocking chairs, there were at least two Elvis sightings and lots of music could be heard throughout the parade route. If you happened to attend the parade, you may have noticed the Town of Mocksville sponsored a float for the first time (that I can remember). Normally, some of the town officials ride in old cars and wave as they pass the crowds lining our streets. This year we loaded up an old VW bus on a [...]
The Town of Mocksville's Planning Board will meet Thursday, December 22, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. in the Commissioners Chambers at the Mocksville Town Hall, 171 Clement Street. You can view the agenda online or download and print it here. December 22, 2022 - Planning Board AgendaDownload Planning Board Meeting Agenda
Christmas is fast approaching, and the Town of Mocksville has lots of fabulous activities guaranteed to make your holiday a little more merry and bright! Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas Parade - December 3 Mocksville’s Hometown Christmas Parade is an annual holiday tradition that has delighted young and old for decades. This year’s theme is “Rocking Around the Christmas Tree.” 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. A list of participants and their locations can be found HERE. The parade will depart from Rich [...]
Give the gift of life. The Mocksville Fire Department is hosting a blood drive on Friday, September 9th from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The drive will be held in the big red bus that will be located outside the fire department at 335 Sanford Avenue. Donors will receive a $20 e-gift card, cancer awareness t-shirt and socks, and a wellness checkup including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count, and cholesterol screening. “Giving blood will cost you nothing, but it will save a life!” said Mocksville Fire Chief Frank Carter. He hopes the community will come out and fill every available [...]
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.
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 [...]
Proposed Budget FY 2022-2023 Town Manager Ken Gamble has presented the Town’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 to Mayor Will Marklin and the Board of Commissioners for review. The budget is balanced with respect to revenues and expenditures and meets all requirements of the North Carolina Local Government Budget and Fiscal Control Act. Review the Budget Proposal Town residents are invited to view the budget proposal below or by visiting Town Hall, 171 Clement Street, Mocksville, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. A public hearing to adopt the budget ordinance will be held on June 7th at [...]
Get ready to tickle your taste buds! The Mocksville Farmer’s Market will open on Wednesday, May 4th, and end on October 26th with a Harvest Table to celebrate the fall and winter holidays. Great New Location! Please note the new location: 278 N. Main Street (parking lot next to Main Street Park.) The hours are from 3 – 6 p.m. The May 4th market will also feature a plant sale by the Mocksville Garden Club! Handcrafted & Homegrown The Mocksville Farmers Market is proud to provide a community market for consumers, farmers, and artisans to buy and sell local fruits, vegetables, [...]