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Tare "T" Davis has served in the political sector for a number of years, holding a variety of roles and titles throughout his career. The first thing his friends and family will tell you is that he has never forgotten where he comes from and the people who influenced him in his early years.  He stands strong on his faith and his values and uses both as a foundation in his service to the community.


Committed to change in eastern North Carolina, Tare "T" Davis has set his standards high, and will do what it takes to make a difference in the lives of the people he represents.


Tare “T” Davis has served as a County Commissioner in Warren County since 2014, where he represents District 2 (Sixpound, River, and Roanoke). He served as Chairman of the Board from 2018-2022. In 2021, he was elected Second Vice-President of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners. In 2022 and 2023, respectively, he was elected First-Vice President and President-Elect for the State Association. During his time as Commissioner, Davis participated in the Advance Leadership Corps (ALC) at UNC Chapel Hill as well as NACo’s County Leadership Institute in Washington, DC.
Education and Military Career
Tare “T” Davis is a 1992 graduate of Weldon High School in Weldon, NC. Prior to his graduation, in 1991, he joined the Army National Guard at 17 years of age and served our country in this capacity until 2003. While in the National Guard, he rose to the rank of Sergeant. Davis has an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Phoenix, Bachelor of Science degree in International and Comparative Criminal Justice from Kaplan University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Organization from North Carolina Wesleyan College.
Law Enforcement Career
Tare “T” Davis has served over 27 years in law enforcement and is currently a State Trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. In 1994, he began his career as a Police Officer with the Koury Police Department rising to the rank of Lieutenant. Later, he worked as a Campus Police Officer at Guilford Technical Community College. In January of 2000 he was hired by the Halifax County Sheriff’s office as a Deputy Sheriff/Narcotics Investigator. Additionally, he served as a fitness instructor for the North Carolina State Highway Patrol and for the Halifax Community College’s BLET program. Because of his educational background and time in law enforcement, Davis received the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission/Advance Law Enforcement Certificate. Most notable, however, is Davis’s 24 plus year career with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Family and Church
Tare “T” Davis is married to the former Monica Jacobs of Northampton County, NC. They have 4 children, Tiare, Tare Jr, Mayah, and Meagan. He and his family currently are members of Roanoke Salem Missionary Baptist Church in Garysburg, NC. Davis is also a life member of his home church, the Evangelistic Church of Deliverance in Weldon, NC.

“The greatness of a man is not how much wealth he acquires but his integrity and his positive influence on other people.”
- Bob Marley

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