Since Oct. 11, witches, skeletons and other ghouls have been spotted hanging around the poles in the town of Halifax as part of the Halifax Village Association’s fall lamppost decorating contest. So far, 12 businesses and organizations have decorated poles, according to organizer Marsha Hite, and there is a $5 entry fee. That entry fee is then given to the winner at the end of the contest, said Hite. The decorations are expected to stay up until Nov. 4.