VOICES OF DAVIDSON

HOMETOWN HERO: Adah Fitzgerald

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Background: Adah Fitzgerald's Davidson roots run deep. She studied biology at Davidson College and taught high school biology for 13 years in local schools. She also served on the Davidson Fire Dept as a volunteer firefighter for ten years,...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Susan Montague

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON A former Midwesterner, Susan Montague stumbled upon Davidson nearly 25 years ago and has been in love with the town ever since.  In 1996 her husband, Rob Sommer, was offered a transfer from Chicago to Charlotte. Their kids were 2 and 5 and they...

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HOMETOWN HEROES: Dr. Chastity Adams

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Dr. Chasity Adams is the author of Reclaiming your Best Self: The Four Disciplines of Mindful Acceptance, offering strategies to live the best version of yourself by taking charge of your happiness, wellness, relationships, success, and life. The...

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Thank You for Caring for Each Other and the Town

  NEWS   Town of Davidson employees join together to thank residents for their kindness, care, patience, and support during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. We have all been humbled by the love you have shown for this community, the generosity with which you help...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Thomas Batchelor, MD

  NEWS Dr. Thomas Batchelor is an internist and the Medical Director of Atrium Health's North Charlotte Medical Specialists – Huntersville. He also leads the Atrium Health COVID-19 Virtual Hospital as Medical Director. He lives on and operates Triple Play Farm in...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Franklin Kernes

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON ​ Popular Davidson creative resource, Franklin Kernes, has been a professional artist for six years and a graphic designer for ten. He and his wife have a darling four-year-old daughter, Noa, and reside in Kannapolis. Kernes has lived in the area...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Detective Vernon Siders Jr.

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON ​ Detective Vernon Siders Jr. is the Community Affairs Officer for the Davidson Police Department and conducts public speaking engagements to include: Suicide Prevention (QPR), Human Trafficking, Neighborhood Watch Initiatives, and Mentoring and...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Jaletta Albright Desmond

  NEWS ​ Jaletta Albright Desmond, a California native with a degree in journalism, came to the southeast to work as a broadcast reporter, later becoming a newspaper columnist. Jaletta, her husband, Alan, and their youngest daughter, Julia, have called Davidson home,...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Emily Kingsley, MD

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON ​ Dr. Emily Kingsley and her family   Background Emily Kingsley lives in Davidson with her husband, eight-year-old twin daughters, and five-year-old son. Originally from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, Emily attended medical school in Michigan, and...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Erin Carnes

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON   Background: A resident of Davidson, Erin Carnes works for Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County. She attended Wofford College and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Her husband is an internist with Tryon Medical...

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