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Magical Moth Night

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON Gordon Clark, longtime Davidson resident, contributed the following article about a magical, moth night on one of Davidson's Greenways. Welcome, Gordon! If you happened to be out on the West Branch Rocky River Greenway last Wednesday...

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Virginia Beach Is on My Mind

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON There: Virginia BeachI was born there in August 1948. As I understand it, the last baby born in the old Virginia Beach Hospital.My parents grew up there, living for years about a quarter mile apart on 53rd street and Crystal Lake Drive. Early...

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One Degree of Separation. . .Again

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON   Friday afternoon, the first notification I got about the horrific, deadly shooting in Virginia Beach was a post on Facebook. As a retired Navy officer, I started my Navy career in the Hampton Roads area in 1990, and had the...

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What We Dare

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON (Note: this piece was contributed by Connie Wessner, local resident of over 20 years and former member of the Davidson Town Board.)We moved my mother to the Purcell Wing at The Pines last week. Wrapping our heads around all that we and she have...

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Parent to Parent

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON Wisdom I absorbed as a parent, preschool teacher, and syndicated columnist rings true with lessons I learned from an unlikely source: our beloved rescue dog. Here’s how: My husband brought an orphaned puppy home after work -- unannounced. He...

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When Teardown People Come

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON (Editor's note: this piece was contributed by local resident Dr. Shelley Rigger, a Davidson College professor of Political Science, with the focus of her teaching, research, and public service on East Asian politics.) I believe in...

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Did You See the Lunar Eclipse?

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON I’m a photographer, and have been for decades. While I love sports photography, I like almost all aspects of photography. Back in the “old days” I had my own darkroom, developed by own black & white film, and printed my...

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On Saying Yes

    VOICES OF DAVIDSON Tara Cargle Ashcraft and her family have been certified as a foster family, hoping to share their home and love with children in transition. Tara writes about their choice on her blog, “Table & Tree.” Especially in this holiday...

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