Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:23

School tax: Count us as naysayers

Count us in as "naysayers" but not as a "fearmongers.”

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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 10:19

Lake voices supporting school tax

As citizens who live full or part-time on Lake Gaston and within the attendance zone of the Halifax County Public School District, we support the supplemental tax which is on the November ballot.

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There is fresh blood pumping in the Halifax County School system.

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In the Southern Christian Leadership Conference article regarding the proposed supplemental school tax on the ballot in November, at the request of the Halifax County School Board, the board of commissioners approved to place it on the ballot — which by law the commissioners are required to do.

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The Roanoke Valley Southern Christian Leadership Conference is one of the groups leading a push for a supplemental school tax which its administration believes will provide equitable funding for the Halifax County School system.

Supporters of a supplemental school tax for the Halifax County School system say those leading an effort to fight the measure, which will be on the November 8 ballot, have misrepresented how much would be requested should the referendum pass.

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