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Downtown Mocksville Expansion

The Town recently acquired 5.08 acres of properties owned by Energy United for $1,985,000 after lengthy negotiations. The property extends north from Sanford Avenue along S. Salisbury Street and ends behind Cognition. It does not include the Chamber, Davie Community Foundation, or Cognition buildings. It does include the Energy United Education Center (3102 sqft) and the old Energy United business office (4833 sqft), along with the former sites of Junker’s [...]

Summer 2024 in Mocksville

This is certainly not a summer for being bored in Mocksville. There are so many things going on over the next few months that you would have to work hard to have a moment of boredom. The Davie Community Park kicked off their concert series last Saturday with Diamond Rio. Thenumber of cars in the parking lot reminded me of the football playoff games Davie hosted several years back. For [...]

By |June 13th, 2024|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements|

Experience a Magical Evening at Mocksville’s Movies in the Park This Saturday, June 15th!

Summer is for Movies in the Park! Prepare for a delightful evening under the stars as the Town of Mocksville launches its summer "Movies in the Park" series! Join us on Saturday, June 15th at 8:30 p.m. at Main Street Park for an unforgettable night of cinema, featuring the heartwarming adventure Ruby Gillman, Teenage Kraken.  Discover the Hero Just Below the Surface  Dive into an ocean of adventure with Ruby [...]

The Tess Band Kicks Off Mocksville’s Concerts on the Square this Saturday!  

Get ready to groove to the rhythm of Mocksville's musical heartbeat! Join us this Saturday night from 7 - 10 p.m. for an unforgettable performance by hometown favorites, The Tess Band, as they light up the stage with their signature blend of blues, beach, country, funk, and rock! Founded in 2013 and comprised of talented Davie County locals, The Tess Band brings together the incredible vocals of Tess Welch, the [...]

Fabulous Free Event! Join Us June 1st for the Food & Brews Street Festival in Mocksville!

Get ready for a fantastic day filled with fun, food, and festivities at the free Food & Brews Street Festival in Mocksville! Save the date for June 1, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and join us on West Depot Street for what promises to be the summer’s standout event. A Culinary and Brewing Extravaganza The Food & Brews Street Festival showcases an exceptional lineup of local breweries, ensuring [...]

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

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, [...]

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

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 [...]

By |April 10th, 2024|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

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

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 [...]

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices, Uncategorized|

Mocksville Fire Department Earns ISO 3 Rating – Lower Homeowner Insurance Rates on the Horizon for Mocksville Residents

(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 [...]

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

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 [...]

By |January 17th, 2024|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: |

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

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 [...]

Community Pavilion Breaks Ground in East Depot/Mill Street Neighborhood

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 [...]

Have a Ghoulishly Good Time: Celebrate Halloween in Mocksville 

Why limit the ghoulish good times to only one day? Mocksville has spooktacular Halloween activities for all ages from Wednesday, October 25th - Tuesday, October 31st!  Spooky Science & Creepy Creations - October 25  Calling all students K-5th grade! Are you excited for Halloween? Are you ready to get into the spooky spirit? Cognition is hosting Spooky Science & Creepy Creations on October 25, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Join them [...]

By |October 9th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Jennifer Evens Assumes Role as Mocksville Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Jennifer Evens, Mocksville’s new marketing and communications coordinator, has big plans for the town. Bright and early Monday morning, Jennifer Evens, Mocksville’s new Marketing and Communications Coordinator, made her way to her familiar office but found herself in a new chair. Having spent months shadowing her recently retired predecessor, Tami Langdon, Evens is now prepared to hit the ground running in her new role. Few new hires have the privilege [...]

By |October 6th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Mocksville Road Projects

Have you noticed an increase in road projects over the last several months? This is the time of year when paving happens. Paving tends to do better when it goes down in the hot summer months; it doesn’t adhere as well when it is cold outside. Municipalities, along with the NC Department of Transportation, make plans throughout the year for projects to happen during a small window of opportunity each [...]

By |September 14th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements|Tags: |

A Legacy of Dedication: Tami Langdon’s Retirement and Impact on Mocksville

Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon (middle) catches up with Officer Karen Austin and Joy Underwood, owner of SouthernMood. A Quarter Century of Service One of Mocksville’s greatest cheerleaders is retiring. Tami Langdon has been a fixture in downtown Mocksville for more than 25 years as a volunteer, business owner, and finally as the Town’s community development coordinator. On October 1st, she will relinquish that job and resume her role as [...]

By |September 12th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Town of Mocksville Seeking Public Comment on Proposed System Development Fees

Time for Public Comment: 8-17-23 to 10-01-23 The Town of Mocksville engaged Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (“Raftelis”)  to study and recommend System Development Fees for our Water and Sewer systems for fiscal year (“FY”) 2024 (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024). System development fees are one-time charges assessed to new water and/or sewer customers for their use of system capacity and serve as an equitable method by which to [...]

Section of Rich Park Greenway Closed Due to Storm Damage

Avoid This Section of the Greenway for Safety A section of the Rich Park Greenway near the Parks & Grounds maintenance shop has been closed due to a fallen tree and severe asphalt damage. This section will be closed until repairs are made. The Town is asking the public to avoid this section of the greenway for safety reasons and respect any barriers/caution tape up in the area. The repairs [...]

By |August 16th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , , |

Mocksville Tourism Development Authority Announces 14 Grants for 2023

Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events.  But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville?  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can [...]

Businesses Around Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Still Open 

The businesses around the Wilkesboro Street roundabout construction zone want everyone to know that they are open and accessible.  “We are here to support the businesses affected by the roundabout construction as best as we can,” said the Town of Mocksville. “We encourage individuals to dine in or take out, share their Facebook pages, and look for updates that these businesses are sharing. Let's help these businesses maneuver through this [...]

By |July 25th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Wilkesboro Street Roundabout Opening Delayed

WILKESBORO STREET ROUNDABOUT OPENING DELAYED – NEW PROJECTED COMPLETION is OCTOBER 1st Citing delays in replacing underground utility lines, CBL, INC has informed NCDOT and the town that the project will not be completed by the end of August as originally projected. The new completion date is estimated to be October 1st. An almost four-week work stoppage occurred due to delays caused by a water line subcontractor waiting on back-ordered [...]

By |July 17th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County is an All-America County!

I had the honor and privilege of leading a delegation of 34 Davie County residents, including 12 youth, to compete with communities all over the country for the prestigious “All-America” designation for our community. This process started back in October 2022 with a discussion at a quarterly elected and appointed officials meeting. Every great achievement begins with a team, and this one was no different. The elected boards and managers [...]

Mayor Marklin- All-America Livestream

I had the opportunity to watch the live stream of the All-American City competition today. Davie County was one of 20 other communities that sent a delegation to Denver, Colorado, this weekend to compete for the title of “All-American City”. I would have liked to be a part of the delegation, but my daughter’s graduation from Davie High trumped me going to Denver. I watched the group of adults and [...]

Davie County Named All-America City 

Davie County, NC, has been named an All-America City by the National Civic League.  Davie County was one of 20 communities selected as finalists from across the country to compete for this prestigious award in Denver, Colorado.  The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. Although the award is called All-America City, it is actually a competitive forum of best practices [...]

Denver Bound! Davie’s All-America City Awards Team Competes This Saturday!

After weeks of planning and preparation, Davie County’s team leaves for Denver early Thursday morning to compete against 19 other finalist communities for the honor of being named an All-America City.  The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since 1949. The award, bestowed yearly on ten communities (over 500 recipients in all), recognizes the work of communities in using inclusive civic engagement [...]

Mocksville Fire Department Recognized by North Carolina League of Municipalities

TJ Deluca, fire department risk management consultant for the North Carolina League of Municipalities, recognizes the Mocksville Fire Department for completing its  NC Fire Department Risk Assessment Program.  Deluca presented a plaque to Fire Chief Frank Carter and Human Resources Specialist Emily Quance during the Mocksville Town Board’s May meeting.   The Town of Mocksville prioritizes the well-being of its residents and actively seeks ways to ensure their health and safety. [...]

By |June 1st, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

All-America City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special – Part V

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is.  Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023.   This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks [...]

All-America City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special – Part IV

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is.  Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023.   This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks [...]

All-America City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special – Part III

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is. Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks [...]

All-America City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special – Part II

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is.  Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023.   This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks [...]

All-American City Award Application Highlights What Makes Davie County Special

Everyone who lives in Davie County knows what a special place it is. Soon other communities around the country will know it as well. Last month, the National Civic League selected Davie County as a finalist for this year’s All-America City Award. We will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. This year’s theme is “Creating Thriving Communities through Youth Engagement.” The 2023 award seeks [...]

Proposed Budget for 2023-2024 Available for Review

Proposed Budget FY 2023-2024 Town Manager Ken Gamble presented the Town’s proposed budget for the fiscal year 2023-2024 to Mayor Will Marklin and the Board of Commissioners for review during the monthly public meeting on May 2nd.  Gamble shared that 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. In the conclusion of his [...]

By |May 4th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Daniel Boone Family Festival, Saturday, May 6th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Music, and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 a.m. -  7:30 p.m. The Daniel Boone Family Festival will be held in Historic Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, May 6th, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., with entertainment on the outdoor stage continuing until  7:30 p.m. Featuring local artisans,  historical tours throughout the county, food,  live music, and a kids’ area with free inflatables and balloon artistry, there’s something for everyone at this all-day event!  Brush [...]

Message From the Mayor – Help Control the Cost of Recycling by Following the Rules

I had the opportunity to hear a representative from Republic Waste speak at Rotary last week. The theme for Rotary in March is “Water and Sanitation”. Johnny Lambert gave us an update on Davie County Utilities and Chuck Willis, the engineer for the Town of Mocksville, has updated us regarding what is going on with the infrastructure in Mocksville. After the presentation by Tom Krasenko with Republic Waste, I wanted [...]

Manager’s Corner- Power of Partnerships

A mentor of mine used to tell me that no one accomplishes anything on his or her own. We all stand on the shoulders of those who came before us. He was also fond of telling me that one problem is just a problem, but multiple problems could be an opportunity to do something truly amazing. This was the case in 2018 when the Town of Mocksville and Davie County [...]

Davie County Named Finalist for All-America City Award

Congratulations, Davie County! You are a finalist for the All-America City Award! Davie County will now compete against 19 other communities in Denver, Colorado, June 9-11, 2023. Although the award is called All-America City, it is actually a competitive forum of best practices open to cities, counties, tribes, and community organizations of all types.   The National Civic League’s All-America City Award has celebrated the best in American civic innovation since [...]

By |March 28th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Breaks Ground on New Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant

(L to R) Davie County Public Utilities Director Johnny Lambert, Mocksville Town Board Member Carl Lambert, County Commissioner Benita Finney, County Commissioner Brent Shoaf, Mocksville Town Board Member Johnny Frye, Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin, County Commissioner Terry Reneger, County Commissioner Mark Jones, and County Commissioner Richard Poindexter. Last week Davie County and the Towns of Mocksville, Cooleemee, and Bermuda Run broke ground on their most significant collaboration yet: a $50 [...]

By |March 28th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Board of Adjustment Meeting March 9, 2023

The Town of Mocksville’s Board of Adjustment will hold Evidentiary Hearings Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mocksville Town Hall, 171 S. Clement Street, Mocksville, NC 27028. The meeting will focus on two applications of Special Use Permits for Concrete Plants in the General Industrial zoning district. The cases are: Jason and Annie Speer requests a Special Use Permit for a Ready Mix Concrete Plant on 8.01 [...]

By |February 17th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Budgeting for Mocksville’s Future: Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat February 4

Budgeting plays an essential role in ensuring a town’s financial stability. Have you ever wondered how the Town of Mocksville sets its budget and determines how to allocate your tax dollars? Now is your opportunity to find out.  Mayor Will Marklin and the Mocksville Board of Commissioners invite you to attend the Town’s FY2023-2024 Budget Retreat on February 4, 2023, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. beginning at Davidson-Davie Community [...]

By |January 30th, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Apply Now! Town of Mocksville and Davie County Tourism Grants Now Open for 2023

The Davie County Tourism and Town of Mocksville Tourism annual grant cycles are now open for 2023 and both non-profit and for-profit organizations are invited to apply.  Grant Seekers Can Apply for Both Grants This year, Davie Chamber President Caroline Moser and Mocksville Community Development Director Tami Langdon want to make sure that applicants understand that they can apply for grants from both organizations.  “By applying to both Davie County [...]

Budgeting for Mocksville’s Future

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 [...]

By |January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

2023 Message from Mayor Marklin

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). [...]

By |January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Town of Mocksville December Planning Board Meeting

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

By |December 21st, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Mocksville Christmas Parade Winners

Holiday spirits were high as thousands lined the streets Saturday, December 3rd, for one of Mocksville’s most beloved traditions, the Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade.  The crowd waved and children scrambled for candy as the dozens of participants, everything from walking groups, performers, single vehicles to full-blown floats, and of course, Santa Claus, traveled down Main and Depot Streets.  Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon appreciates all of the parade entrants [...]

By |December 6th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Christmas is Coming to Mocksville! Get Ready Now for These Fun-Filled Activities!

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 [...]

By |November 29th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races!

The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 18th with the 10th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 16 teams made a mad dash down Main Street.  The mood was festive as hundreds lined the street in eager anticipation. Race announcer Justin Blue kept the crowd cheering and in the holiday spirit with tricycle races, rock/paper/scissors contests, and partner wheelbarrow races. Throughout the evening, DJ [...]

By |November 28th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Help “Flag” the Tree of Honor and Support Davie County Veterans

A “Tribute Tree” to honor and/or remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Mocksville’s Main Street Park and will be on display throughout the 2022 holiday season. The Goal is to Fill the Entire Tree With Flags! For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will be placed on the tree to represent a designated service person. The contributions will be presented [...]

By |November 17th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Bed Races This Friday ~ Whacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 18th, as whacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits participate in the 10th annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race. (Rain date November 19th) 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 p.m. $700 [...]

By |November 16th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Emergency Alerts – Enroll in Hyper-Reach

October 14, 2022 Subject: Emergency Alerts – Enroll in Hyper-Reach Dear Town of Mocksville Water-Sewer customer, We recently had to issue a Boil Water Notice and many customers did not receive the information. The Town wants to keep our customers informed so we have partnered with Davie County to provide the Hyper-Reach notification system. It is very important that you understand how the system works so you will get emergency [...]

Mocksville’s Community Development Requires Energy and Creativity

(L to R) Tami Langdon and Susan Lewis make up Mocksville’s Community Development Department. It’s 7:30 a.m., and Tami Langdon is on her way to Town Hall. But first, she will drive up and down Mocksville’s side streets and North and South Main Street to ensure nothing is broken or in need of repair. “It’s important that everything looks good and everybody is ok,” explains Langdon, Mocksville’s Community [...]

Have a Ghoulish Good Time: Celebrate Halloween in Downtown Mocksville

Photo credit: Jessica White Prepare for a ghoulishly good time! Make plans now to grab your favorite ghouls and goblins and celebrate Halloween in Downtown Mocksville. Fall Festival at Main Street Park on Saturday, October 29 The festivities will kick off on Saturday, October 29th, with a fall festival at Main Street Park from 5-8 p.m. Sponsored by The Bridge Church, this fun, family event will feature music, [...]

Free Family Event! Oaks Festival ~Saturday, October 8th, 10-7:30 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival in Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, October 8th, beginning at 10 a.m. with music continuing until  7:30 p.m.  There will be something for everyone: handcrafted goods, art, food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and live concerts all day. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up along Main Street and run down [...]

By |September 28th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Mocksville Approves New Strategic Plan

The Mocksville Town Board has approved a new strategic plan, which will guide the town’s decision-making for the next three to five years. This was adopted along with new mission, vision, and values statements. Mocksville Town Manager, Ken Gamble, noted that developing this framework has been over a year in the making. “It was a combination of working with the board, working with the department heads, and also looking at [...]

Summer Beach Days Free Concert Downtown Mocksville – Saturday, September 17th

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 [...]

By |September 8th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Sign up Now! Mocksville Fire Department to Host Blood Drive on September 9th

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 [...]

By |August 29th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Mocksville Amends Rose Cemetery Rules for Safety and Maintainability

Parks and Grounds Director Chris Vaughn shows a notification sign that will be placed next to graves that violate the new Rose Cemetery rules. The Town of Mocksville loves to see residents honor their loved ones buried at Rose Cemetery. However, for the safety of staff and visitors and proper maintenance, the Town Board made some changes to the rules at its July meeting. The most significant change [...]

Full-Time Firefighters for Mocksville Fire Department

The Town of Mocksville and Davie County have a long and proud tradition of volunteer fire departments serving our communities. These dedicated men and women generously give their time and talent to preserve life and safeguard property. This tradition was possible in larger towns because people worked where they lived and businesses allowed volunteer firefighters to leave work when duty called. Over the years, our community has changed and the [...]

Have You Been to Town Lately?

Have you been to town lately? I’m not talking about Winston Salem or Salisbury - I am referring to beautiful downtown Mocksville. There are so many things going on this summer in town. Tami Langdon and the Downtown Merchants Group have put together a fabulous list of activities and events that will keep you as busy and engaged as you want to be. There will be movies shown in the [...]

By |July 7th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Mocksville Business Leaders Form Collaborative to Promote Downtown Growth

(L to R) Suzanne Lakey, owner of The Station and Southern Ties Boutique, and Skyline Bank Manager Dottie Graham discuss plans for the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC). Everyone in Downtown Mocksville knows that increasing foot traffic is good for business. Business leaders have established the Downtown Mocksville Collaborative (DMC) to “promote and increase public exposure of Downtown Mocksville through communication and marketing of the downtown business community.” Dottie [...]

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Tourism Development Authority Announces 10 Grants for 2022 

Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events.  But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville?  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can [...]

By |June 24th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Town Board Approves Balanced 2022-2023 Budget

  The Mocksville Board of Commissions approved the Town’s balanced fiscal year 2022-2023 budget last week during its monthly public meeting. Town Manager Ken Gamble presented a slide show overview and explained how the budget uses the Town’s fiscal resources effectively, prioritizes capital needs for each department, stabilizes the fund balance, and maintains a competitive tax rate. He shared the internal and external threats facing the town that influenced budget [...]

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Greenway Connection Study Now Available

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 [...]

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Proposed Budget for 2022-2023 Available for Review

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 [...]

By |May 12th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Daniel Boone Family Festival Rescheduled to May 21st

The Daniel Boone Family Festival has been rescheduled for May 21st due to the weather.  Free Community Event! Saturday, 10 a.m. -  7:30 p.m. The Daniel Boone Family Festival will be held in Historic Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, May 21st, from 10 a.m – 5 p.m, with entertainment on the outdoor stage continuing until 7:30 p.m. Featuring, local artisans, historical tours throughout the county, food, live music, and a kids’ [...]

By |May 5th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

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

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 |April 29th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Mocksville to Hold Arbor Day Celebration on April 29th

The Town of Mocksville will hold its annual Arbor Day Celebration on Friday, April 29th, at 10 a.m. at Rich Park – Shelter 2, 352 Park Drive, Mocksville. Arbor Day—which literally translates to “tree” day from the Latin origin of the word arbor— celebrates the planting, upkeep, and preservation of trees. For centuries, communities spanning the globe have found various ways to honor nature and the environment. You are invited [...]

By |April 12th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Share your ideas for a new walking and biking connection from South Davie Middle School to Davie County Community Park

By Jeanna Baxter White   Bikeable and walkable communities bring new business and economic life to cities, towns, and communities. Recognizing the potential, Davie County is planning a new walking and biking connection from South Davie Middle School to Davie County Community Park and they want your input. “This is an exciting first step towards future green development between all of our municipalities and the county,” said Paul Moore, director [...]

By |April 11th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

2022 Mocksville Tourism Grant Cycle Now Open!

Do you have an idea for a project or event that would attract visitors to Mocksville but need funding assistance to make it happen? The Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) is currently accepting grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to our community.  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea [...]

By |March 31st, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Daniel Boone Family Festival & Arts Smart 2022, Saturday, May 7th, will Dish up Food, Fun, Art, Music, and a Heapin’ Helpin’ of History

Free Community Event! 10 a.m. -  7:30 p.m. It will be a celebration of art AND history as the Daniel Boone Family Festival and Arts Smart 2022 join forces in Historic Downtown Mocksville on Saturday, May 7th, from 10 a.m – 5 p.m, with entertainment on the outdoor stage continuing until 7:30 p.m. Featuring visual art and performances by Davie County School students, local artisans, historical tours throughout the county, food, [...]

By |March 28th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: |

Town of Mocksville Kicks off 2022-2023 Budget Process

By Jeanna Baxter White  Town Manager Ken Gamble addresses the Town Board. “Where there is no vision, the people perish,” said Mocksville Town Manager Ken Gamble, quoting Proverbs, as he kicked off the town’s strategic planning and budget retreat this month at the Davidson-Davie Community College. “Today we will be talking about the numbers and how to best utilize the resources that we have.”  The half-day meeting was designed to [...]

By |February 25th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: |

Public Invited to Mocksville’s Budget Retreat This Saturday

Have you ever wondered how the Town of Mocksville sets its budget and determines how to allocate your tax dollars? Now is your opportunity to find out. Mayor Will Marklin and the Mocksville Board of Commissioners invite you to attend the Town’s FY2022-2023 Budget Retreat on February 5, 2022, at 8 a.m at Davidson-Davie Community College, 1205 Salisbury Street. While the budget retreat has always been open to residents, this [...]

By |February 2nd, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Seeks Vintage and Artisan Crafters for Annual Festival

The Town of Mocksville is seeking artisan crafters and sellers of vintage goods for the 2022 Daniel Boone Family Festival which will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. “We, the committee, and downtown merchants are looking forward to the 2022 Daniel Boone Family Festival,” said Tami Langdon, community development coordinator. “Unable to have this historic event for the last two years due to COVID, [...]

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Heavy Rescue Certified: Mocksville Fire Department Goes Above and Beyond for Our Community

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 [...]

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Mayor Marklin – 2021 End of Year Message

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. [...]

By |December 27th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements|Tags: |

Planning for Success in 2022

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 [...]

By |December 15th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Mocksville’s New Town Board Members Ready to Serve

By Jeanna Baxter White The Town of Mocksville welcomed Jenny Stevenson, Carl Lambert, and Johnny Frye to the town board during a swearing-in ceremony on Tuesday, December 7th.  The new board members are ready to put their skills and experience to work on behalf of the residents of Mocksville as they begin serving their four-year term. Each shared a little information about themselves to help the community get to know [...]

By |December 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Mocksville Parade 2021 – Winners

Although it didn’t feel like Christmas, holiday spirits were high as thousands lined the streets Saturday for one of Mocksville’s most beloved traditions, the Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade. The crowd waved and children scrambled for candy as the 78 participants, everything from walking groups, performers, single vehicles to full-blown floats, and of course, Santa Claus, traveled down Main and Depot Streets. Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon appreciates all of [...]

By |December 6th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Christmas Parade Line Up

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  [...]

By |December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Downtown Mocksville Merchants Awarded Main Street Makeover Grants

Mocksville Main Street merchants receive Main Street Makeover grants. (front row L to R) Bryan and Suzanne Lakey, Southern Ties Boutique and The Station General Store & Tap Room; Haley Pulliam, Ma & Me Accessories; Lorrie Slate, Able Graphics Company; Joy Underwood, SouthernMood; Shari Keller, Artist Market on Main; Renee Howell, The Vintage Sunflower (2nd row L to R) Stephanie Shoffner, Lydia Jaynes; ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Allen Foster, Foster Jewelers; Glen Stanley, [...]

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

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 [...]

By |December 1st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Hometown Christmas Parade & Holiday Happenings

With Thanksgiving over and Christmas just around the corner, Mocksville is the place to be during this most wonderful time of the year. We have a host of holiday happenings sure to reform even the grumpiest Grinch!  All Aboard the Polar Express - December 4  Bring the whole family and come aboard The Polar Express at Cognition Davie on Saturday, December 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. This event is [...]

Strong Economic Growth Continues for Mocksville

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 [...]

By |November 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

A Message from Mayor Marklin – Fall is Finally Here

  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 [...]

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements|Tags: |

Racing into the Holiday Season at the Mocksville Bed Races – Wrap Up!

“Twas the Night Before Bed Race” and all through the town, were a series of teams wishing the flag would go down; More rapid than eagles the race beds they came, And the crowds whistled, and shouted, and called them by name! The Town of Mocksville raced into the Christmas season on November 19th with the 9th Annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race as 12 teams made a mad [...]

By |November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Bed Races This Friday ~ Wacky, Whimsical, and Outrageous Fun!

Historic Downtown Mocksville will race into the Christmas season this Friday night, November 19th as twelve wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams from local businesses and non-profits take part in the annual “Twas the Night Before” Bed Races. (Rain date November 20th.) 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 p.m. [...]

By |November 17th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Christmas Decorating In Mocksville

Austin Hill hangs a Christmas banner. Preparations for Christmas begin early in the Town of Mocksville. Long before Halloween, Public Works employees began checking and repairing the thousands of feet of lights that line each downtown business to ensure that they will be ready to be turned on for the “Twas the Night Before” bed race on November 19th.  Between taking care of the lights on the buildings, [...]

By |November 15th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Tree of Honor

Help us “flag” the tree. A tribute "Tree of Honor" to remember those who serve or have served to protect our freedom will be located at Town Hall. For each $1 contribution, a United States flag will represent a designated service person. Our goal is to have the entire tree filled with flags! Tax deductible contributions should be made payable to Historic Davie, Inc. These contributions will be presented to [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: |

Mocksville-Davie 2021 Veteran’s Day Observance

Thursday, November 11, 2021 The Mocksville-Davie 2021 Veteran's Day Observance will be held at Clement Grove, behind the Brock Building, off North Main Street and Poplar Street in Mocksville on November 11th at 11 a.m. Whether you are a veteran, related to a veteran, know a veteran, or support our veterans, this event is open to all!  No admission charge. Eaton's Funeral Service Home will be honoring veterans with a gift [...]

By |November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Halloween Festivities – Town of Mocksville

Halloween Festivities This year, Downtown Mocksville will celebrate Halloween on Saturday, October 30th and Sunday, October 31st. Downtown Merchants will be “decked out” as ghouls, goblins, and witches, AND more, while treating all trick-or-treaters with candies and prizes on Saturday, October 30th.  Downtown Merchants welcome the families throughout the afternoon and early evening. The Station will be rocking from 4-7 p.m. with a Minion Block Party with Minion characters and [...]

By |October 27th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Register Now! — “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race – November 19th

Photo credit: Ed Simmons There’s no time to sleep ... register your team now for the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race! The bed race will be held Friday night, November 19th at 6 p.m. (rain date November 20th). Join the wacky, whimsical, and outrageous teams racing bed sleds down Main Street in a competitive yet FUN event! Industry, corporations, churches, nonprofits, and individuals are invited to participate. [...]

Register Now! — Hometown Christmas Parade – December 4th

Photo credit: Ed Simmons Photography The holiday season is fast approaching and it’s time to get into the spirit by registering for the Hometown Christmas Parade which will be held on Saturday, December 4th at 2 p.m. The Hometown Christmas Parade is a beloved tradition that has been delighting young and old for decades. This year’s theme is “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Parade categories include businesses, churches, [...]

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Notice of Public Hearing Regarding the Naming of the Softball Field at Rich Park

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE COMMUNITY INPUT ON NAMING THE  SOFTBALL FIELD AT RICH PARK THE “JULIUS E. SUITER FIELD” TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held before the Board of Commissioners of the Town of Mocksville, North Carolina at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 2, 2021, in the Board of Commissioners Meeting Room of Mocksville Town Hall at 171 South Clement Street, Mocksville, North Carolina, pursuant to [...]

By |October 21st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Davie Community Foundation Awarded $25,000 from Duke Energy to Support Small-Business Revitalization

(L to R) Mocksville Community Development Coordinator, Davie Community Foundation President & CEO Jane Simpson, and Davie County Chamber of Commerce President Caroline Moser accept a $25,000 Hometown Revitalization grant from Duke Energy Government and Community Relations Manager Randy Welch. Davie County has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support small-business revitalization in Davie County. The Duke Energy Foundation established the Hometown Revitalization [...]

By |October 20th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Race Your Way to Health: Sign Up Now for Superhero Sprint & Main Street 5K

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 [...]

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

YVEDDI and the Town of Mocksville are Improving Local Transit Service

What if you could get a ride to the doctor, the store, or to work within Mocksville’s town limits, conveniently and efficiently, with a quick call or a couple of taps of your smartphone? YVEDDI and the Town of Mocksville are improving local transit service to serve your needs but they want your input! Let your voice be heard by filling out the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2H77VJX Genesis Harrod, transit planner, for [...]

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Free Family Event! Four Oaks Festival ~Saturday, October 9th, 10-8:00 ~ Downtown Mocksville

Enjoy a full day of free fun for the entire family during the annual Oaks Festival on Saturday, October 9th, from 10 a.m.- 8:00  p.m. in historic downtown Mocksville. There will be something for everyone: handcrafted goods, art, and food vendors, lots of free kids’ activities, and live concerts all day. Crafts, food, and the kids’ area will be set up along Main Street and run down West Depot Street [...]

Municipal Candidate Forum to be Held October 12th

Do you want to learn about our local municipal candidates and their vision for Davie County? Attend the forum for municipal candidates on Tuesday, October 12th, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Davie County Public Library.  This forum is open to the public and no registration is required. Want to attend virtually? Email jbaylor@daviecountync.gov for a link.    

By |September 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|

Mocksville’s Fall Clean Up Day

Fall Clean Up Day 2021 The annual Fall Clean Up Day for the Town of Mocksville residents is Saturday October 2, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Rich Park. Free disposal of furniture, appliances, old lumber, metal and other miscellaneous items, tires off the rim, etc. Please Note: There is a limit of 4 tires per address. No electronics will be accepted. No paints, pesticides or chemicals of [...]

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville or Mayberry? Patrol Officers Focus on Building Community

(L to R) Lt. Mark Crater, Officer Karen Austin, and Lt. Bob Dewitt of the Davie County Sheriff’s Office are three of the officers that patrol the Town of Mocksville. If you’ve walked down Main Street in Mocksville lately, you’ve probably received a hearty “hello” from Officer Karen Austin of the Davie County Sheriff’s Office.  As the downtown foot patrol officer, much of her shift is spent meeting and greeting [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Downtown Mocksville’s Distinctive Art Delights Residents and Visitors Alike

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 [...]

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Mocksville Fire Department Blood Drive- Get a Gift and Give Back Too!

  Mocksville Fire Department Blood Drive Friday, September 3rd, 9:00 AM - 03:00 PM the Mocksville Fire Department is hosting a blood drive at 335 Sanford Avenue Mocksville, NC 27028. Look for the Big Red Bus. This is a great way to give back to those in need. All donors will receive a commemorative 9/11 T-shirt and a $20 eGift card. A wellness check including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements|Tags: , |

Free Saturday Night Movie in the Park – Abominable

  Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Abominable  on Saturday, August 21st. The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Main Street Park.   After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step [...]

By |August 18th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, August 14 – The Exit 180 Band

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 |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Wilkesboro Street: Road Closures August 5-6

Wilkesboro Street - Road Closures August 5-6 The Town of Mocksville is continuing construction for a new water line along Wilkesboro and Sofley Streets to replace old water lines. Please be aware that a portion of Wilkesboro Street will be temporarily closed beginning at 7 am, August 5 -6. Detour signs will be set up to detour traffic around the work area. Access to all residents and businesses will be [...]

By |August 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Tourism Development Authority Announces Grants for 2021

Every year, Downtown Mocksville hosts a wealth of concerts, outdoor movies, festivals, and special events.  But did you know that the Mocksville Tourism Development Authority (MTDA) also welcomes grant proposals from both non-profit and for-profit organizations for special projects and events that are designed to attract visitors to Downtown Mocksville?  “If your event encourages folks to come to Downtown and Davie County, share your idea and see if we can [...]

By |July 28th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Notice of Wilkesboro Street Closures

Wilkesboro Street Road Closures 7/20 and 7/21 The Town of Mocksville is continuing construction for a new water line along Wilkesboro and Sofley Streets to replace old water lines. Please be aware that a portion of Wilkesboro Street will be temporarily closed beginning at 7 am on Tuesday, July 20, and Wednesday, July 21. Access Information Tuesday’s road closure will be located just south of the intersection of Wilkesboro Street [...]

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Unsung Heroes: Mocksville’s Public Works Department Works Behind the Scenes Maintaining Critical Infrastructure

It’s 4:30 a.m. on a Friday morning. While most residents are still sleeping, Mocksville’s Public Works Department is already checking manholes to make sure water and sewer lines are flowing properly before the weekend.  Their goal is to complete the work while usage is low and traffic is light and to be off the roads and out of residents’ way by daylight, explained Director Brian Moore. This is one of [...]

FREE Concert on the Mocksville Square Saturday, July 10 – Moxie

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   [...]

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Town of Mocksville Offers Surplus on GovDeals.Com

The Town of Mocksville is cleaning out and offering surplus items by electronic auction at www.GovDeals.com/mocksvillenc. GovDeals' online marketplace provides services to government, educational, and related entities for the sale of surplus assets to the public. “The Town uses GovDeals to dispose of surplus property because this format allows anyone to bid on items from their own home and this tends to bring in more money as a result. The [...]

By |July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Candidate Filing Period for Mocksville Commissioner

The candidate filing period for Mocksville Commissioner opens at noon on Friday, July 2, 2021, and closes at noon on Friday, July 16, 2021. Candidates must file a Notice of Candidacy Form and Statement of Organization Form with the Davie County Elections office located at 161 Poplar Street, Suite 102 Mocksville NC 27028. The filing fee is $5. Candidates for Mocksville Commissioner must be registered to vote in Mocksville. Potential [...]

By |July 1st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Downtown Mocksville Dreams

Way back in the fall of 2016 I found myself in downtown Mocksville in the late afternoon on one of those days where there was an ideal mixture of sun, Carolina blue sky and perfect temperature. The remodeling project at the Davie County Courthouse was still in progress, but most of the exterior of the building had been restored to its former glory. People were going about their business, but [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Remarks by Will Marklin – June 2021

Things are moving back toward normal! The new normal may be a bit different but it looks like we will not be required to wear a mask, which is a blessing. The Mocksville City Page in the Enterprise has been down for over a year. We have been forwarding updates and communications from Davie County Health and Human Services throughout the pandemic as we have been following the guidelines sent [...]

By |June 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville’s Own Field of Dreams

  Mocksville 2020 NC3 American League team.   From the crack of a bat to the roar of the crowd to the smell of fresh popcorn, there’s something about an evening spent watching baseball at Mando Field at Rich Park. This summer, Mocksville’s own “Field of Dreams” will feature Mocksville-Davie American Legion Baseball junior and senior teams as well as the Mocksville Muscadines, a summer collegiate team that [...]

By |June 17th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Upcoming Changes to Davie County’s Recycling Program Do Not Affect Town Residents 

  Due to changes in the value of recyclables in global markets, Republic Services is making changes to its county-wide recycling program effective July 1, 2021. These changes do not affect residents in Mocksville, Bermuda Run, and Cooleemee. Town residents will continue to receive free curbside recycling pickup per the contract Republic Services has with each town. For frequently asked questions about the upcoming changes click here.

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Free Summer Movie Nights in Mocksville are Back!

Bring your family & friends to Downtown Mocksville for a free outdoor showing of Toy Story 4 on Saturday, June 19th.  The movie will begin at 8:30 p.m. at Main Street Park. Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and the rest of the gang embark on a road trip with Bonnie and a new toy named Forky. The adventurous journey turns into an unexpected reunion as Woody's slight detour leads him to his [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Milling Road Repair Completed

The DOT road repair work on Milling Road has been completed. Repairs were done at the intersection of Bethel Church Rd. down Milling toward N. Main St. intersection. If you have any questions you can contact the Community Development Coordinator, Tami Langdon, at her office: 336-753-6705 or cell: 336-909-2263.

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Comprehensive Plan

Mocksville Plan - Preparing for the Future The Mocksville Comprehensive Plan includes plans based on changing demographics and prepares for the future based on statistics and data that are included in the file below. You can read it online or download and print it out. Full Text of the Plan Download and print the plan by clicking HERE.

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Milling Road Work Begins June 1

DOT will be doing road repair work on Milling Rd. beginning Tuesday, June 1st.  This project is expected to take 5-6 days. Repair work will be at the intersection of Bethel Church Rd. down Milling toward N. Main St. intersection. Expect traffic delays, possibly one lane of traffic, and narrow lanes as DOT repaves margins of Milling Rd. Possible traffic can be detoured to Bethel Church Rd. We apologize for [...]

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Proclamation of State of Emergency for Davie County

Whereas, pursuant to the authority granted to North Carolina counties under the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A and Article 36A, Chapter 14 of the North Carolina General Statutes), which sets forth the authority and responsibility of the Governor, State agencies, and local governments in prevention of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural or man-made emergencies; and also pursuant to authority granted by the [...]

By |May 18th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Addresses Housing Shortage

By Jeanna Baxter White North Carolina has a housing shortage. Since February of 2020, the number of available homes in North Carolina has dropped by more than 50%, and the prices have increased by 6.5 – 7.9 percent, economic strategist Ted Abernethy, Economic Leadership LLC,  shared during his State of Davie address in April. Davie County is no exception. While four income-based apartment complexes have been constructed in the last [...]

By |May 12th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Town Manager Provides Update About Mocksville Police Department

During a public meeting Tuesday night, the Mocksville Town Board made the difficult decision by unanimous vote to dissolve the Mocksville Police Department and to sign a three-year contract with the Davie County Sheriff’s Department to provide all law enforcement services. Mocksville Town Manager Ken Gamble said that while the decision was extremely hard, it was necessary. “The decision to contract with the Davie County Sheriff’s Office is a business [...]

By |May 7th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

May 4 Meeting Will Consider Proposed Contract With Davie County Sheriff’s Office

On Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. the Mocksville Town Board will hold a regularly scheduled public meeting which will include consideration of a proposed contract with the Davie County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) to provide all law enforcement services inside the corporate limits of Mocksville beginning on July 1, 2021. Mayor Will Marklin and the Town Board understand how important this decision will be to the future of our [...]

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Fire Hydrant Testing Begins Next Week

Fire Hydrant Testing Update The Mocksville Fire Department will start fire hydrant testing the first week of May 2021. Testing is necessary twice a year in order to ensure that the hydrants are working properly and that no change in pressure and flow has occurred. To learn more about what to expect, during testing please visit our website page here.

By |April 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Welcome to Mocksville Lydia Jaynes

Stephanie Shoffner and son, Weston, celebrate the grand opening of Lydia Jaynes with family and friends. “She’s got gadgets and gizmos a-plenty. She’s got whozits and whatzits galore… “ Stephanie Shoffner has opened a home decor, furniture, and gift store in Historic Downtown Mocksville that is fit for a princess. Lydia Jaynes, located at 43 Court Square, celebrated its grand opening Thursday, April 8,  with a ribbon-cutting ceremony [...]

By |April 14th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Senior Services May Activities

Get out your calendar because Davie County Senior Services has a multitude of fun activities scheduled for the month of May. From car bingo to a Mother’s Day event, to computer and cell phone basics classes, Senior Services has plenty to keep you busy. Click here for a full list of upcoming activities. Stay Up-to-Date with Their Online Calendars A current calendar is posted on the Davie County Senior Services [...]

By |April 12th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Praise for the Mocksville Parks and Grounds Department

Rustin Harpe, director of Mocksville’s Parks and Grounds Department. Nestled in the middle of Mocksville is an oasis of beauty. Lush green lawns, tree-lined trails, well-equipped playgrounds, and manicured ballfields make Rich Park a delightful place to spend an hour or an entire day. “Rich Park is a fun place for the family and kids to come out and have a good time from walking the trails to [...]

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County’s Weekly Vaccine Clinics Continue – Group 4 Now Eligible

COVID rates in Davie County have declined as the number of residents who are vaccinated continues to go up.  More than 10,000 Davie County residents are now at least partially vaccinated according to the state’s vaccination dashboard. Members of Group 4, people with high-risk medical conditions or who live in certain congregate settings, are now eligible for vaccination. Groups 1 -3 (healthcare workers and long-term care staff and residents, older [...]

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Further Easing of Restrictions on Businesses and Gatherings Effective Friday

Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 24th, some places in North Carolina will be able to open at 100% capacity, including museums, aquariums, retail businesses, and salons. During a COVID update on Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper also announced that restaurants, breweries, wineries, amusement parks, gyms, and other recreation establishments will be able to have up to 75% capacity indoors and 100% outdoors. Additionally, as part of Executive Order 204, [...]

By |March 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Robert D. Bennett Appointed as Interim Executive Officer For The Mocksville Police Department

Robert D. Bennett, former police chief of Spencer, North Carolina, and Tryon, North Carolina, has been appointed to serve as the temporary interim executive officer of the Mocksville Police Department by Interim Town Manager Lynn Trivette. Bennett brings an abundance of experience having served in the Statesville Police Department for 18 years, Spencer Police Chief for 8 years, and Tryon Police Chief for 3 ½ years. Bennett has a BS [...]

By |March 11th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Kenneth Gamble Appointed Mocksville Town Manager

Mocksville’s Board of Commissioners appointed Kenneth Gamble, current town manager of Denton, North Carolina, as its fifth town manager.  Gamble brings a wealth of experience having served as town manager in Denton for 2 years, and previously as town manager of Stoneville, North Carolina for 5 years.  He also served in Kernersville, North Carolina as a law enforcement officer for 19 years with the last 3 ½ years of his [...]

By |March 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Town of Mocksville Thanks Interim Police Chief for His Service

The Town of Mocksville’s Interim Chief of Police, Tim Parks, is stepping down on February 26 for family obligations. The former Chief of Police for Yadkinville, North Carolina came out of retirement in November to assist the Mocksville Police Department during its search for a new Chief of Police at the request of Interim Town Manager Lynn Trivette. Parks has over 35 years of law enforcement experience. “I want to [...]

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Modified Stay-At-Home Order Ends Friday – Other Restrictions Eased

Gov. Roy Cooper announced in a press conference today that the Modified Stay-At-Home Order will end at 5 p.m. this Friday, February 26th. Changes that come with the easing of the coronavirus restrictions include: No more curfew The gathering limit increases to 25 people indoors and 50 people outdoors Businesses will be able to operate at 50% capacity Bars, taverns, movie theaters, and indoor amusement centers can reopen at 30% [...]

By |February 25th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Public Library Needs Your Input

Strategic Plan Survey Please participate in the Davie County Public Library's survey as part of the Strategic Plan for our community. Your answers will assist library leadership in planning the direction and establishing the needs of our library. Your input is appreciated. Respond before the closing date - February 28, 202 and you will be eligible for a random drawing. Three winners will be awarded one of these three prizes: [...]

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Mural Draws Positive Attention

Mocksville’s downtown mural is accomplishing what it was commissioned to do -- attract attention to downtown Mocksville. “The Running of the Horses” became an official Pokestop in the “Pokémon GO” mobile game in December. This month it is featured in the February issue of The Destination Magazine. “Destination is a monthly publication with over 4.5 million readers annually. That is quite an IMPACT!,” said Mocksville Community Development Coordinator Tami Langdon. [...]

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

North Carolina Modified Stay at Home Order Extension Information

North Carolina’s Modified Stay At Home Order requiring people to remain home between 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. has been extended until February 28, 2021. "We are encouraged to see that our COVID numbers have stabilized in recent days, which is good," said Governor Roy Cooper during a press conference on Wednesday. “But the reality is that they are still high and too many people are still falling seriously ill [...]

By |January 29th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Proclamation of State of Emergency for Davie County

PROCLAMATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR DAVIE COUNTYWhereas, pursuant to the authority granted to North Carolina counties under the North Carolina Emergency Management Act (Article 1 of Chapter 166A and Article 36A, Chapter 14 of the North Carolina General Statutes), which sets forth the authority and responsibility of the Governor, State agencies, and local governments in prevention of, preparation for, response to, and recovery from natural or man-made emergencies; and [...]

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Senior Services Meeting and Activity Update

Davie County seniors are invited to “meet” with Davie County Commissioners and town representatives from Bermuda Run, Cooleemee, and Mocksville on Thursday, January  21st, at 1:00 p.m. Anyone over the age of 55 is invited to join in via Zoom, phone (toll-free number), or parking lot radio. This will be a time to ask all of your questions plus voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. Contact Davie County Senior Services at [...]

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Prioritization Groups for this Week’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

Davie County Health and Human Services will be offering drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics at Davie Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC, on Wednesdays from 1 - 4:30 p.m. and on Fridays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. These clinics are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, so no appointment is necessary at this time. The latest phases announced this week include: Prioritization Groups Group 1 Health care workers and [...]

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

COVID-19 Testing Update

COVID-19 Testing Schedule & Location UpdateThe week of January 11-16, COVID testing will be held at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, from 10 a.m.m to 6 pm, with the exception of Friday, January 15th.There will be no testing on January 18 due to the MLK Holiday. Location Change for TestingCOVID testing will move to the parking lot at EMS, 114 Dr. Slate Drive, beginning on January 19th.Testing will [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Drive-Thru COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Moving to Davie Community Park 

Schedule & Location Change The drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be moving to Davie Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, beginning this Friday, January 15th. COVID-19 clinics will be held at the park every Friday from 10 a.m - 2 p.m. (weather permitting). The vaccine clinics will also be held on Wednesdays from 1 - 4:30 p.m. beginning next Wednesday, January 20th. This Friday’s clinic is for frontline healthcare workers (1a) [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Modified Stay At Home Order Extended Again

As of January 6, 2021, North Carolina's Modified Stay At Home Order requiring people to remain home between 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. has been extended until 5 p.m. on January 29, 2021. Other safety measures remain in place including the statewide mask mandate, closure of indoor bars, and limits on mass gatherings and retail establishment capacity. Read Executive Order No. 188 for more information. According to Dr. Cohen, 96 [...]

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Davie County COVID Testing Sites for January 2021

Update from Davie County Government COVID Testing Sites for January 2021 Free COVID testing will continue into the new year with a few changes. Beginning January 4, 2021, all testing will be held at the Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive in Mocksville. Testing will be available Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 6 PM. There will be no testing on January 18 due to the Martin Luther [...]

By |December 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Phased Approach Underway for Administering COVID-19 Vaccine

There's a lot happening these days on the COVID front, particularly the long-anticipated release of the COVID-19 vaccine. The NCDHHS has created a COVID-19 vaccine website (available in Spanish), which is regularly updated and includes a lot of helpful information about who will get the vaccine when. A tested, safe and effective vaccine will be available soon to all who want it, but supplies will be limited at first. Independent [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Holiday Gathering Guidance

It’s that time of year when our hearts particularly yearn to be with those we love. Sadly, the CDC recommends that gatherings with those outside your immediate family should be avoided this holiday season. However, if you do plan to get-together, NCDHHS has more detailed winter holiday guidance to keep you and others safe from COVID-19. Guidelines for Get-Togethers Any time people get together there is an increased [...]

By |December 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

The Running of the Horses Mural Depicts the Vibrant History of Mocksville

Heading south on Main Street or east on Depot Street in downtown Mocksville, you can’t miss “The Running of the Horses,” the new, brightly colored mural adorning the side of the law offices of Martin & Van Hoy in Court Square. Municipalities across the country are investing in murals to beautify their downtowns, attract visitors, which increases dollars spent in the community, and boost community spirit. Mocksville is [...]

By |December 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Update From Town of Mocksville Interim Manager, Lynn Trivette

As we enter into the Christmas season, I’d like to thank you for your efforts at social distancing, wearing a face covering, and avoiding gathering with people outside of your household.  I know that it hasn’t been easy, particularly doing the holidays,  but it has been heartening to see the way you have banded together to support each other during this challenging time. During the pandemic, the Town of Mocksville [...]

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie Seniors Can Meet With Commissioners and Town Representatives

Meet with the Commissioners and Town Representatives Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. and join us in a discussion-based session with our County Commissioners and Town Representatives. This will be a time to ask all of your questions, voice suggestions, concerns, or praises. We would like to invite all of our participants to join us via Zoom, phone (toll number), or, for those without internet, join us in our [...]

By |December 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Early Closure Times Are Part of the Latest Effort to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Governor Roy Cooper’s latest effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 is a “modified stay at home/early closure” order that will act as a statewide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Executive Order No. 181 goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and lasts through at least Jan. 8. The order requires restaurants, bars, entertainment venues, personal care businesses, and others to end all on-premises services at 10 p.m. [...]

By |December 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Free Testing Continues – NEW- Call Center for COVID-19 Information

Free drive-thru testing for COVID-19 will continue through December at the Davie County Community Park and Smith Grove Community Center. Davie County Community Park, 151 Southwood Drive, Mocksville, NC Mondays: December 7, 14, and 21 9 AM – 6 PM Tuesdays: December 1, 8 ,15, 22, and 29 9 AM – 6 PM Wednesdays: December 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 9 AM – 6 PM Testing will occur [...]

By |December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Bring the Family for Holiday Celebrations in Mocksville

Celebrate the holidays in charming historic downtown Mocksville! Come dine, shop, and play all through the season with your family and friends. There's something for everyone, so dress warm and come on down!Holiday Pop-Up Market - December 3Let's kick off the holiday season with a pop-up market! The fabulous farmers, producers, and crafters from the Mocksville Farmers Market will have their very best for your holiday shopping! Join us from [...]

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Rich Park Winter Restroom Information

The restrooms at Rich Park will be closed for the winter effective Monday, November 30. The heated restroom near Shelter 1 will remain unlocked for walkers and others enjoying the park. Shelter 1 is located next to the playground and across the road from the walking trails. Visit the Rich Park page on the website for more information.

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

New North Carolina Mask Requirements

North Carolina Tightens Mask Requirements On Monday Governor Roy Cooper issued additional COVID-19 safety measures to tighten face-covering requirements and enforcement as cases continue to rise rapidly in North Carolina and across the country. Executive Order No. 180 goes into effect at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and runs through  5 p.m. on Friday, December 11. The order extends Phase 3 capacity limits and safety requirements and adds a [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Updated Emergency Declaration

The State of Emergency Proclamation/Declaration issued by Davie County Government has been modified and updated in response to the increase in cases locally.  The changes in this declaration from the previous one relate to local government meetings.Additional information related to COVID-19, can be found at the locations listed below:For Davie County Health and Human Services COVID-19 data updates and more important information, please click here.Davie County Government continues to provide services [...]

By |November 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

David Bone Named Davie County Manager

The Davie County Board of Commissioners met on November 18, 2020, and named David Bone as the new county manager. Bone currently serves as county manager in Martin County, NC (population of 22,671), a position he has held since 2011.  Bone has served a total of 18 years as a local government manager, having also served as the town manager in Wendell, Elizabethtown, and Chadbourn, NC. The County conducted an [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Town of Mocksville Christmas Cards Available Now

Send a little Mocksville cheer this year! Instead of ornaments, the Town of Mocksville is selling Christmas cards that depict three delightful winter scenes of Downtown Mocksville.       Where to Purchase The cards are available at these locations in Mocksville:  Foster Drug -  495 Valley Rd. Vintage Sunflower - 121 N. Main St. Scoops Ice Cream - 151 N. Main St. Skyline Bank - 119 Gaither St. The [...]

By |November 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Alert System Shows Davie County is a Red Zone

North Carolina Introduces COVID-19 County Alert System: Davie County in the Red Zone for Community Spread Governor Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) have announced a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and to offer specific recommendations to bring numbers down. This system will provide information about how each county [...]

Tribute Tree Will Honor Veterans

A patriotic Tribute Tree located at Mocksville's Town Hall will honor and remember all those who have served, are serving, or have given their all in service to our country. Your single dollar contribution will help fill our Tree of Honor with colorful flags that proudly represent our country's service men and women. A United States flag will adorn the tree to represent your designated service person and your contributions [...]

By |November 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Announces Free Coronavirus Testing

With COVID-19 on the rise in North Carolina, Davie County Health and Human Services (DCHHSS) has announced that two large scale community testing sites will be opening for Coronavirus testing during the last two weeks of November. OptumServe will provide no-cost drive-thru testing at the Davie County Community Park and Smith Grove Community Center in partnership with NC DHHS and DCHHSS. No-Cost Testing Begins Monday! Testing will be available from [...]

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville’s 2020 Christmas Parade Canceled

Due to Governor Cooper's latest COVID-19 update, the Town of Mocksville's Christmas parade scheduled for Saturday, December 5th has been canceled.We look forward to seeing everyone at the Mocksville Hometown Christmas Parade in 2021!Check out the Town of Mocksville's Facebook and bookmark this website for holiday event updates. 

By |November 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

State of Emergency Declaration Update

The State of Emergency Proclamation/Declaration issued by Davie County Government has been modified and updated in response to Governor Cooper’s latest Executive Order.Additional information related to COVID-19 can be found at the locations listed below:For Davie County Health and Human Services COVID-19 data updates and more important information, please click here.Davie County Government continues to provide services to residents. Current conditions do require that we adapt and do things differently.  To [...]

By |November 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Notification of Discharge of Untreated Wastewater

The Town of Mocksville experienced a discharge of untreated wastewater on November 12, 2020 at the Dutchman Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, located near Garwood Rd. An undetermined amount of flow of untreated wastewater reached Dutchman Creek, discharging to the Yadkin Pee-Dee River Basin. The Division of Water Resources was notified of the event on November 13, 2020 and is reviewing the matter. For more information contact the Town of Mocksville [...]

By |November 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Holiday Season Kickoff

Holiday Pop Up Market! Let's kick off the Holiday season with a Pop Up Market! Our fabulous farmers, producers, artisans, and crafters will have their very best for your holiday shopping! Join us Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 3:00 - 5: 30 p.m. at Junker's Mill Outdoor Theater, 105 S. Salisbury Street to start your holiday shopping!

By |November 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

“Twas the Night Before” Bed Race and the Virtual Charity Race Canceled

photo credit: Ed Simmons Town of Mocksville Bed Race Canceled We are sad to announce that the “Twas the Night Before” Bed Race has been canceled due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Virtual Charity Race scheduled for November 20th has also been canceled due to a lack of participation. “The Bed Race Committee will miss ALL teams and the overwhelming public response, plus the support of WXII,” said Mocksville [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Seeks Town Manager

The Town of Mocksville operates under a council‐manager form of government and is seeking a leader to serve as the chief administrator of the organization. Ensuring good management and providing reliable public services is the objective of the mayor and the town board. The ideal candidate for the Mocksville Town Manager's position is an experienced problem solver who demonstrates leadership qualities and has the facilitation and communication skills to develop [...]

By |October 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Rich Park Compost Site Schedule

Storm Debris Disposal The Compost site located at Rich Park, 299 Cemetery Street in Mocksville, will be open for storm debris disposal from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. beginning Friday, October 30, through Friday, November 6, 2020. Nothing bigger than 6" in diameter will be accepted. Compost Site Schedule October 30 - November 6 7 a.m. - 3 p.m.  

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Interim Police Chief Appointed

Town of Mocksville Appoints Interim Police ChiefThe Town of Mocksville has appointed Tim Parks, the former Chief of Police for Yadkinville, North Carolina, as its interim police chief. "Chief Parks brings a wealth of experience having served in the Yadkin County Sheriff’s Office for 8 years, Yadkinville Police Department in patrol for 7 years, and as police chief in Yadkinville for 20 years. Chief Parks retired from the Yadkinville Police Department [...]

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Public Library Has New Hours

New Library Hours Davie County Public Library has new hours beginning Sunday, November 1, 2020. Sunday: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visit the Mocksville location at: 371 N. Main St. Mocksville, NC 27028 336-753-6034

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Staying Ahead of the Curve: Phase 3 Extended Until November 13

Under the terms of Executive Order 170, Phase 3 has been extended an additional three weeks. North Carolina moved into Phase 3 of easing restrictions on October 2, 2020, at 5 p.m. under  Executive Order 169. Those restrictions will remain in effect until November 13th. Below are frequently asked questions (“FAQs”) and their answers. Davie County’s current Emergency Declaration is still in effect and no changes are proposed due to [...]

By |October 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Town is Thankful for Manager’s Contributions

Although Matt Settlemyer’s time as Mocksville’s town manager was short, he made a significant contribution to the future of the town, says Mayor Will Marklin. “Matt Settlemeyer has been instrumental in helping Mocksville over the last two years by his focus on infrastructure, economic development initiatives, and addressing budgetary concerns. I appreciate all Matt has done to move us forward.” Settlemyer was hired in September 2018 to replace Marcus Abernethy [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

The Mocksville Town Board Appoints Lynn Trivette as Interim Town Manager

The Mocksville Town Board has appointed Lynn Trivette as interim town manager beginning October 1, 2020. She has served as the town’s clerk and finance director since July 2017 and will continue in that role while interim manager. "I appreciate Lynn stepping up and filling in as manager, she will do a great job running the day-to-day operations of the town while the board works to find a new manager,” [...]

By |October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Partnership Provides Cost-Effective Water Supply Solution

By Jeanna Baxter-White Davie County and the Town of Mocksville are partnering on a long-term water strategy to secure the county’s water supply and to allow for economic growth over the next 20 or more years in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Davie County owns and operates the 2.6 mgd (million gallons per day)  Cooleemee Water Treatment Plant (WTP) in southern Davie County with an intake on the South [...]

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Fall Leaf Collection Begins October 19, 2020

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule Fall leaf collection is scheduled to begin Monday, October 19, 2020, and will continue through Thursday, January 14, 2021. Pickup is for leaves only. The truck will run whenever it can, usually weekly.  The final schedule is dependent on the weather. Leaves Only Do not include branches or limbs. Do not place leaves near utility poles or mailboxes.

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Police Department News Release

Mocksville Police Officer Recovers from COVID-19 Exposure At the end of June, a Mocksville Police Officer reported they had tested positive for COVID-19. The officer recovered at home and followed the quarantine procedures as advised by a medical care provider. We are pleased that the officer is doing well and no longer has any symptoms of the virus. The Police Department building was deep cleaned. The Police Department and the [...]

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Mayor Has A Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day Message from Mayor Will Marklin As we head into the Memorial Day weekend I’d like to honor the memory of our servicemen and women who paid the ultimate price to protect our freedom and to thank their families for their sacrifice. Davie County has a rich history of service above self as demonstrated by our memorial marker in front of the county building downtown.  In addition to a [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Town of Mocksville – Phase Two Reopening Update

Phase Two From Governor Cooper, we're able to begin Phase II. The reopening will begin Friday 5/22/20 at 5:00 p.m. North Carolinians are encouraged to limit non-essential travel and stay at home if they are sick.  People can protect themselves against the spread of COVID-19 by remembering the Three Ws: Wear a cloth face covering. Wash your hands for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. Wait 6 feet apart from [...]

By |May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: |

Statement From Mocksville Mayor Regarding Plan to Reopen

Statement From Town of Mocksville Mayor, Will Marklin I’d like to thank you for your efforts at social distancing and staying at home.  I know that it hasn’t been easy, but it has been heartening to see the way you have banded together to support each other during this challenging time.  Over the last several weeks, the Town of Mocksville has adopted the State of North Carolina’s guidelines for slowing [...]

By |May 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Easter Message from Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin

As we head into the Easter weekend I wanted to thank you for your efforts at social distancing. You are doing a great job and I’m really proud of you! Please keep it up. I know that this weekend will be especially hard for those of you who are accustomed to celebrating with large gatherings of family and friends and special church services. Although we will miss those things, I [...]

By |April 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Small Business Resources

Quick Reference Guide to Small Business Resources Here is a quick reference with links to valuable information for our local small businesses. We hope you find this helpful. Links to Small Business Resources SBA Lending Information File for Exemption as an Essential Business Stay at Home Order 121 NC Rural Center and GoldenLeaf CARES Act - from U.S. Travel Association CARES Act Information Forbes Article - Getting Cash for Your [...]

By |April 8th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Mayor Clarifies Stay At Home Order

Message from Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin Over the last several weeks, Davie County and the State of North Carolina, have taken actions to address the spread of COVID-19.  This includes limiting mass gatherings to 50 people or less, the closure of schools statewide through May 15, limiting restaurants to takeout orders, and the closing of hair/nail salons, spas, gyms, and recreation centers. Thousands of employees from every business sector are [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Rich Park is Closed But Walking Trails Are Open

The Town of Mocksville is Temporarily Closing Rich Park Rich Park is temporarily closed. This includes: Shelters Playground area Basketball courts Volleyball courts Mando Field Open for Walking The beautiful greenways and the walking paths are OPEN to the public. Please, enjoy them but be sure to maintain the recommended social distance of six feet from other walkers. Practice social distancing when walking the trails and building up your immune [...]

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Davie County Manager Update Includes Information and Resources

A Message From County Manager, John Eller We hope you will find the information links below helpful as we try to compile everything into one place.  This information is not exhaustive by any means but should save some of you from trying to search multiple sites for information. Additional Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Davie County, NC Davie County Health and Human Services Director, Suzanne Wright, announced this morning that [...]

Davie County Board of Commissioners States No Changes to Restrictions at This Time

March 25, 2020 Statement from Davie County Board of Commissioners: Due to the many questions received regarding counties and municipalities outside of Davie County who are sheltering in place, Davie County Government/Commissioners have had no discussion or plans to shelter in place as we continue to provide services to our residents, local businesses, and industries. Until we receive orders from the Federal or State Government outside of what North Carolina [...]

Executive Order 120 Update from Davie County Manager, John Eller

Executive Order 120 issued today, March 23, 2020, will be effective at 5 p.m., Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Here is what we are being told: The prohibition of mass gatherings is now moved from 100 to no more than 50 persons. The following entertainment facilities are ordered to close at 5 PM on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, though any retail or dining component may operate within that establishment solely for that purpose. [...]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Davie County Government Modifies State of Emergency Declaration

We are modifying the State of Emergency Declaration for Davie County. We were notified this morning by the State Laboratory of Public Health that a person residing in Davie County has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Davie County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) Division of Public Health is investigating.  DCHHS will work with those with COVID-19 to mitigate potential community spread, as they do with any communicable disease, and advise [...]

Message from Mocksville Mayor Will Marklin

Message from the Mayor This is an unprecedented time for our town, county, state, and nation. I would like to thank each of you for taking the recommendations that have been made to protect the health and well-being of our community seriously. This is a difficult time for everyone and your patience is greatly appreciated. While it is easy to get overwhelmed with numbers, trends and isolated stories, it is important to stay [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

COVID-19 News from Davie County Manager

A Message from County Manager, John Eller Forgive me for the long message, but we would rather over-communicate than under-communicate during this time and we strive to provide you with the most up-to-date information available. We also encourage you to share this information with others. Davie County Government is collaborating with state and federal officials to monitor the daily development of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Davie County NC – COVID-19 Timeline On [...]

Local Update from the Mocksville Town Manager

Safety is the Goal It is the goal of the Town of Mocksville to keep its citizens informed and safe. We are doing our best to keep everyone up-to-date with local, state, and federal information in reference to the Coronavirus Pandemic. Order Takeout - Restaurant Updates Earlier today, Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order in response to COVID-19 that closes restaurants and bars for dine-in customers but allows them [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mocksville Update on State of Emergency Declaration

Davie County Declares a State of Emergency Davie County is issuing a State of Emergency Declaration to allow access to federal and state resources in our preparedness efforts for COVID-19 prevention and (please see attached). Should further action need to be taken in the future, this Declaration will be amended.  Davie County has created a COVID-19 website for residents which has the most up-to-date information at: www.daviecountync.gov. We have also created [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|Tags: , |

Town of Mocksville Public Notice Regarding COVID-19

March 14, 2020 PUBLIC NOTICE To: Town of Mocksville Residents From: Mocksville Mayor and Board of Commissioners Re: Precautionary Measures for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) As many of you are aware, the President has declared a National State of Emergency and the Governor has declared a State of Emergency for North Carolina due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Town of Mocksville is working closely with the State and Davie County to [...]

By |March 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Davie County Government Responds to COVID-19

Public Notice - Meetings in Davie County Government Facilities A Davie County Public Notice is in effect for all those meeting at Davie County Government facilities. For up to the minute information follow Davie County Health and Human Services on Facebook or check-in at the Corona Virus update page on the Davie County Government website to make informed decisions about community activities. Excerpt: After hearing the recommendations of our state [...]

By |March 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

How Do I Avoid Coronavirus Disease?

The Davie County Health Department homepage is now live with information on coronavirus. Please visit this site to take preventative action to protect yourself and others from the spread of respiratory illnesses, which includes the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). The Davie County Health Department and the Piedmont Triad Regional Council management are carefully monitoring the evolving situation regarding the spread of Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). From the Davie County Health Department: Coronavirus [...]

By |March 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, News & Announcements, Public Notices|

Mayor’s Corner

Another year of municipal elections is behind us and we are ready to move forward into 2020.  Congratulations to Justin Draughn and Rob Taylor for being elected to the Mocksville Town Board of Commissioners. I am looking forward to working with you on all the issues that come before our town as we proceed.  I would like to thank Brent Ward for serving Mocksville over the last four years. During this period we have [...]

By |January 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News, Message From The Mayor, News & Announcements, Public Notices|
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