District Announcements
  • Halifax County School Board Announces Process to Appoint Board Member for Election District #7

    The Halifax County School Board announced today the process to be used in making an appointment for an interim board member for Election District #7.

    Persons interested in being appointed to this seat on the Halifax County School Board must be a qualified voter residing in Election District #7. People who vote at the Hyco, Midway, and Virgilina precincts are eligible candidates for the Election District #7 seat on the School Board. In order to be considered, they must submit a completed interest form and résumé to Robin Mahan, Clerk of the Board, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017. Interest forms may be obtained at the School Board Office, 1030 Mary Bethune Street, Halifax, or by calling the office at (434) 476-2171 extension 3120 or by downloading the interest form below.

    The School Board anticipates they will review the candidates for the position and schedule a meeting of the full board at a later date to interview selected candidates.

    State law requires the School Board to make an interim appointment within 45 days. The person appointed by the School Board will serve until a special election is held in November 2017. The winner of the special election will serve the remainder of the term until December 31, 2019. Should the person appointed by the School Board wish to run in the special election, he or she must qualify for the ballot using the normal petition and signature process.

    Board Vacancy Announcement
    Citizen Interest Form for Vacancy


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