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Greenway Connection Study Now Available

2022-06-13T13:25:40-04:00

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 [...]

Greenway Connection Study Now Available2022-06-13T13:25:40-04:00

Proposed Budget for 2022-2023 Available for Review

2022-05-12T11:36:42-04:00

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 [...]

Proposed Budget for 2022-2023 Available for Review2022-05-12T11:36:42-04:00

Eat Fresh and Shop Local: Mocksville Farmer’s Market Opens May 4th

2022-04-29T11:28:29-04:00

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, [...]

Eat Fresh and Shop Local: Mocksville Farmer’s Market Opens May 4th2022-04-29T11:28:29-04:00

Mayor Marklin – 2021 End of Year Message

2021-12-27T15:20:34-05:00

Welcome to our newly elected board members! Johnny Frye, Jenny Stevenson, and Carl Lambert were sworn into office at our December 4th meeting. They will join Justin Draughn and Rob Taylor in representing the citizens of Mocksville as we move forward into 2022. Thank you for your willingness to serve. I had the opportunity to have coffee this week at The Factory in downtown Mocksville with a new town resident. He could not believe all of the activity in our small town during the holiday season.  He commented on the number of folks on North Main Street on Halloween, the excitement [...]

Mayor Marklin – 2021 End of Year Message2021-12-27T15:20:34-05:00

Planning for Success in 2022

2021-12-27T15:18:41-05:00

As we say goodbye to 2021 and pin our hopes to 2022, most of us will promise ourselves that the coming year will be better because of a resolution we make. Nothing is as exciting as the commitment to a new resolution and few things can be as discouraging as failing to live up to a resolution. People who are able to stick with their New Year’s resolution have something in common. It isn’t money, time or resources. Planning is the key. After all, a goal without a plan is just a wish. This is just as true for organizations as [...]

Planning for Success in 20222021-12-27T15:18:41-05:00

Christmas Parade Line Up

2021-12-03T16:51:05-05:00

Line Up Number - Company/Non-profit Location 1    DAVIE COUNTY’S SHERRIFF’S DEPT. CL 2    DAVIE CO. JROTC CL 3    GRAND MARSHALL-DOTTIE GRAHAM CL 4    TOWN BOARD COMMISSIONERS CL 5    LYNN TRIVETTE CL 6    JD HARTMAN CL 7    LORI HAMILTON CL 8    ELLEN DRESCHLER DC CLERK OF COURT CL 9    DAVIE HIGH SPRING QUEEN 2021 PA 10  DAVIE HIGH SCHOOL BAND CL 11  DC CRUISERS CAR CLUB CL 12  DENNIS REDMON CL 13  DAVIE COUNTY FIRE MARSHALL RP 14  MOCKSVILLE FIRE DEPT. PO 15  WILLIAM R. DAVIE RAIDERS MS 16  JOE’S TOW MS 17  [...]

Christmas Parade Line Up2021-12-03T16:51:05-05:00

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office Notice of Zero Tolerance Burn Ban

2021-12-01T13:27:25-05:00

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office By order of the Fire Marshal, effective 12/01/2021, there is a zero tolerance burn ban placed on Davie County. “It is fall wildfire season in North Carolina, and we are seeing wildfire activity increase due to dry conditions. With these ongoing conditions, a statewide burn ban is necessary to reduce the risk of fires starting and spreading quickly. Our top priority is always to protect lives, property and forestland across the state.” said Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler. Due to increased fire risk, the N.C. Forest Service has issued a State-wide ban on all open burning and [...]

Davie County Fire Marshal’s Office Notice of Zero Tolerance Burn Ban2021-12-01T13:27:25-05:00

Strong Economic Growth Continues for Mocksville

2021-11-29T12:20:40-05:00

I continue to be impressed by how well Mocksville and Davie County work together with the Economic Development Commission to create opportunities for our residents and grow the tax base. I began my job as Town Manager in May and since that time Mocksville has had the privilege to announce new businesses coming to the community like the Scott Bader Company and DFA USA. There is also strong support for business expansions like the one Liberty Storage Solutions is currently undertaking. Just these three businesses will create 134 good-paying jobs and invest almost $25,000,000 in Mocksville. This does not include projects [...]

Strong Economic Growth Continues for Mocksville2021-11-29T12:20:40-05:00

A Message from Mayor Marklin – Fall is Finally Here

2021-12-01T14:47:55-05:00

  Fall is finally here! With cooler weather upon us, it is time to get out and enjoy some of the events going on in and around our town.  Last weekend you could have chosen between the Platters tribute band at the Brock, the music of Soundcraft at the Masonic Picnic, Cassette Rewind playing at the Davie Community Park, or just dining out at one of our restaurants here in town. On top of all of that, there are football games, soccer matches, tennis matches, and all kinds of sporting events going on for you to attend in and around the [...]

A Message from Mayor Marklin – Fall is Finally Here2021-12-01T14:47:55-05:00
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