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"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

Thursday, 19 March 2015 14:35

From the sheriff: Church Watch

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The sheriff’s office has implemented a Church Watch program for the faith-based communities of Halifax County.

You may recall from my January column, I decided to make a realistic health goal for myself – be a healthier person than I was in 2014.

Friday, 13 March 2015 14:27

Appreciation from town of Halifax

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On Monday, March 9, 2015, the Town of Halifax saw one of the largest accidents in our long history occur, as an Amtrak Carolinian Passenger Train, with over 200 people on board, collided with a transfer truck at the NC 903/125 and Hwy 301 crossing in Halifax.

Friday, 06 March 2015 17:06

I'm releasing my emails

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I'm taking the Hillary Rodham Clinton challenge and going ahead and releasing my emails.

Friday, 06 March 2015 16:17

From the sheriff: Why body cameras?

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On Monday, I went before the Commissioners, with a plan to equip all patrol deputies with body cameras.

Friday, 27 February 2015 16:52

ATVs mar beauty of trail

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Yesterday morning when I woke up and saw the beautiful snow on the ground I decided to take a walk on one of my favorite places of natural beauty, the Roanoke Canal Trail.

Friday, 27 February 2015 12:15

From the sheriff: Jail and the mentally ill

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According to data collected by the U.S. Department of Justice, in mid-2008 there were 2,310,984 prisoners in local jails and state and federal prisons in the United States.

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