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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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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 [...]

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: News, Public Notices, Public Notices|Tags: |

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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, Public Notices|

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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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 [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: News, Public Notices, Public Notices|Tags: , |

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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, 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: News, Public Notices, Public Notices|

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