By Nic Quance (L to R) Chief Frank Carter, Captain Cameron Cheppell, Lieutenant C.J. Dwiggins, Firefighter Joshua Collins, and Firefighter Chris Shoffner were instrumental in helping the Mocksville Fire Department achieve its heavy rescue certification. The hydraulic cutter & spreader, AJAX pneumatic breaker, metal saws and rope gear bags on the table represent a portion of the $50,000 worth of equipment the certification required. When disaster strikes, many of us don’t think twice about the availability and capability of our first responders. However, the hard-working people behind the scenes are constantly making sure that these emergency services are ready for anything. [...]
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Mark your calendars this November for an athletic action-packed weekend in Mocksville. Hosted by Main Street Mocksville, the Superhero Sprint and Main Street 5k return for 2021. On the second weekend of November, kids and adults alike can get up, get out, and get moving together! The Superhero Sprint To kick off the weekend, the Superhero Sprint will be held on Friday, November 12th, at 142 N. Main Street. Kids aged 2 to 12 will have the opportunity to don their own Superhero Costume and make their way towards the finish line together! The race runs the length of Main Street [...]
Although many would say they enjoy reflecting on pieces of artwork, few people find themselves at an art exhibition or gallery to do so. Luckily, in Downtown Mocksville, the artwork makes its way to you. Murals and art around town evoke thoughts and feelings of home for those who take the time to give them more than just a glance passing by. The Running of the Horses If you’ve ever taken a drive down E. Depot Street, or a walk down Main, it is impossible to miss “The Running Of The Horses,” a historic piece with a bright color palette. The [...]
As part of the local summer concert series, The Exit 180 Band comes to the Mocksville Square on August 14 from 7-10 p.m. The Exit 180 Band is a five-man group from Advance that blends rock and country with a southern twist. They are always looking to cover a wide range of musical flavors when they perform. Take a listen! From the band’s Facebook page: “Exit 180 Band was formed by a group of guys that had the same vision and purpose: Play authentic Rock, Classic and Southern Rock as well as familiar Country songs that people can sing and dance [...]
Following the awesome kickoff by The Usual Suspects, Moxie comes to the Mocksville Square on July 10 from 7-10 p.m., bringing a variety of pop, soul, R&B, and funk music from all eras! Moxie is based out of the Winston-Salem area, and is ready to play some high-energy music for Mocksville that is sure to have you out of your seat! Click here to take a listen! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faXV_YvHlbk From the Moxie webpage, “If you like artists like Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, and Tina Turner, then Moxie is the band for you. Our playlist is packed with songs [...]