Davis To Retire As Seven Devils Police Chief (2018-12-17 16:01:56)

Seven Devils Police Chief and longtime local, Edward "Chuck" Davis II, will retire on January 31st.

The Watauga Democrat reports Davis has worked in law enforcement for 40 years.

He started with the Avery County Sheriff’s Office in 1979, and spent the last 30 years with the Seven Devils Police Force as a public safety officer, captain and now chief.

According to the report, Davis also joined the Seven Devils Volunteer Fire Department in 1989 where he eventually served as the assistant fire chief.

Davis grew up on Old Beech Mountain where he went to Beech Mountain Elementary School, Avery High School and Caldwell Community College in Hudson.