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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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