VOICES OF DAVIDSON

HOMETOWN HEROES: Liza and Tom Underhill

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Teaching in the Time of Corona Teaching is always a challenge, but it has been complicated in this time, as they say, like no other. We talked with Liza and Tom Underhill, both teachers at Davidson K­–8, about their work on this very important...

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A Dark Dawn

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON   By Jaletta Albright Desmond, Davidson LifeLine president As the day dawned Monday, September 7, crushing and blinding darkness fell on another family in our town. Another family is grieving the suicide death of a teen, another group of...

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Who Shaped You?

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Family legend has it that my Aunt Hattie literally shaped me. It seems I was born with a huge "knot" on the top of my head causing my father to say the first time he saw me, "What's the matter with the boy's head?" So, on hot summer evenings in...

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We Can’t Ignore It

  NEWS   By Kellan Grady @KellanGrady31 On August 27, 2020 I got word from a teammate of mine that there was a conflicting demonstration in Downtown Davidson on Main Street. I was a block away so I stopped by. As I approached the scene, I saw two very contrasting...

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Can You Embarrass Jesus?

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON   On one occasion Jesus had to sort of defend himself. It seems that even his “campaign manager,” a crusty prophet named John sent word to Jesus asking, “Are you the candidate we have been waiting and hoping for?” In other words, John seemed...

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Davidson Counters Hate-Speech Protesters

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Thursday afternoon a small group of out-of-town protesters showed up in Davidson. [see our full photo album] They came in a van covered with banners and graphic photos. They came with bullhorns and posters. And they came to shout their chants of...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Lindsey Williams

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON ​ Lindsey Williams is the owner and operator of Davidson Wine Co. Lindsey is a lawyer turned winemaker who lives in Davidson with her husband, Aerik, son Max, and her Frenchton, named Simone. Born and raised in Ohio, she discovered a deep...

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On The Importance of Teachers

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON By Tim Helfrich In the fall of 1995, I was a 17 year-old high school senior trying to navigate my way through the social, psychological, developmental jungle of young adulthood, and I found myself way out of my comfort zone in a Creative Writing...

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HOMETOWN HERO: Karen Toney

  VOICES OF DAVIDSON Karen Toney is the Manager of Ben & Jerry's ice cream in Davidson. She graduated with a Veterinary Technician degree from Fairmont State College, and moved to Columbia, South Carolina where she worked as a veterinary technician at a small...

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