September 13, 2022

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 what was developed when we went through the comprehensive planning process back in 2019 because there was significant public involvement in that process that we wanted to leverage.” “So, why […]
September 1, 2022

Kaplan Early Learning Company to Open Warehouse in Mocksville

Kaplan Early Learning Company, an international provider of preschool products that enhance learning for children ages birth to age 8, has chosen Mocksville to expand the warehousing capacity for one of its affiliates, Guidecraft.  Guidecraft, which designs, manufactures, and sells educational toys and creative furniture, will move its products to Mocksville from its previous warehouse space in New Jersey. A dominant player in the niche market of children’s furnishings, Guidecraft saw accelerated growth during the pandemic as parents sought to create spaces for schooling at home.  The 92,000-square-foot facility in the SouthPoint Business Park off of US Highway 601 N. […]