Enjoy the last official Saturday of summer at Summer Beach Days in Downtown Mocksville. This FREE concert, featuring two fabulous bands, will be held on September 17th from 4 – 8:30 p.m. on West Depot Street. You’ll be filled with “Respect” as Phatt City brings on the beach, R&B, and dance music when they kick off the concert from 4 – 5:30 p.m. Phatt City is a 9-piece band that was formed in the early 70s by a group of high school band directors. This is the fourth version of the group. There are three remaining charter members – Dan Vestal, [...]
About Merit KirkpatrickThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Merit Kirkpatrick has created 80 blog entries.
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]