"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad" — Albert Camus
Tuesday night's election results, in which two incumbent Halifax County commissioners and one challenger, won in the Democratic primary, should mean an end to talk about school merger and onto talk about how all school systems in the county can be improved.
Over the past couple of months I have spent an enormous amount of time wrapping my head around the funding requirement for a consolidated school system initiated at the hands of the County Commissioners.
Fifteen minutes under The GeoDome, you come to realize we are truly the river, or, perhaps, the river is us.
If you ask me why we can't have nice things, my answer would be a blunt because our attitudes stink.
For 13 years, I have served as the Elected District Attorney for Bertie, Hertford and Northampton Counties with pride and integrity. As the only candidate for District Attorney with the experience managing a multi-county district, I understand that each courthouse operates differently.
Melissa D. Pelfrey, candidate for District Attorney for the new District 6 (comprised of Bertie, Halifax, Hertford, and Northampton Counties), wants residents of those counties to review the annual statistics compiled by the state Administrative Office of the Courts when considering their choice of the candidates for District Attorney.
We are at the beginning of a transformation in politics in Halifax County.
I wholeheartedly agree with your comments, but think some tougher questions should be asked of the Coalition for Education and Economic Security, NAACP and Concerned Citizens of Tillery.
The Coalition for Education and Economic Security seems to have forgotten how on one of the hottest days of summer last year it stood lockstep with the Halifax County school system pushing its agenda of school merger.
The free market system is a thing of beauty, allowing business owners big or small to sell what they please, as long as the product is not banned or a controlled substance.
Here, to begin with, is the exhaustive list of Coca-Cola products you will have to boycott if you found the soda company's stirring, patriotic ad aired during the Super Bowl offensive.