Detra Carr

Detra Carr announces his write-in candidacy for the Halifax County Board of Supervisors tie-breaker position Friday.

Former NAACP president and community leader Detra Carr declared his write-in candidacy for the tie-breaker seat on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors before a crowd of supporters Friday at Constitution Square afternoon.

“More than anything I was being prayerful,” Carr stated, explaining his process of deciding to pursue his late-stage candidacy.

Detra Carr

Detra Carr poses with supporters after announcing his write-in candidacy Friday for the tie-breaker position on the Halifax County Board of Supervisors.

Sean Barker is a staff writer for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at sbarker@gazettevirginian.com.

Staff writer

Sean Barker is a staff writer for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at sbarker@gazettevirginian.com.