United States Congressman G.K. Butterfield criticized Governor Pat McCrory for what he described as voter intimidation throughout several counties in the state.

Monday, 14 November 2016 15:32

County elections board sets two meetings

The Halifax County Board of Elections will hold two meetings this week, one Thursday and one Friday.

Thursday, 10 November 2016 06:45

Potato soup for the third party soul

I pondered the occurrences of Tuesday night at the bar at Logan’s Wednesday over a bowl of creamy potato soup, lots of pepper shaken onto it.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 23:42

School tax passes in county

A supplemental tax for Halifax County Schools passed this evening, according to unofficial returns.

Friday, 28 October 2016 14:41

Early voting edges to 7,000 mark

As of Thursday, 6,647 people in Halifax County have taken advantage of early voting.

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 08:30

We, the disenfranchised

We count ourselves as among the disenfranchised voters, the disappointed voters, the disenchanted voters.

Published in Opinion

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

Published in Opinion

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.

Thursday, 08 September 2016 16:27

Halifax County early voting schedule released

The Halifax County Board of Elections has released the schedule for early voting which occurs before the November 8 general election.

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