Please Use Provided Pet Waste Receptacles

The Town of Halifax provides Pet Waste Receptacles at three locations in town and wants residents and visitors to be aware of the "Stoop and Scoop Law":

Sec.18-11.  Allowing animals to defecate on public property or property of another

It shall be unlawfull for any person knowingly or willingly to allow any animal belonging to that person to defecate on any public property, or the property of another without the consent of the owner of the property or his agent, provided that it shall not be unlawful to allow defecation by such animal within the curb or gutter area of a public street or roadway, and provided that defecation by an animal on public property shall not be unlawful if the owner of the animal removes the animal's excrement immediately and disposes of it in a public trash receptacle or on the owner's own property in a lawful manner.

Please be considerate and use the provided Pet Waste Receptacles located at:

375 North Main Street  - located in front of the Halifax Volunteer Fire Department

722 Mountain Road - located in front of the Halifax Elementary School Building

 177 South Main Street - located in front of the Halifax Public Library


1st Saturdays Community Yard Sales

Town of Halifax Farmers Market 1st Saturday Community Yard Sales from 8am - 12 Noon


Community yard sales will be held on the following dates:

June 7th, July 5th, August 2nd, & September 6th, 2014

$4 for each 10X10 space- you provide tables

Call 434-476-2343 to reserve a space

Spaces are limited, so call now to reserve your space!

Town of Halifax Farmers Market, 209 South Main Street, Halifax, VA

Open Saturday 8am-Noon

3rd Annual Rummage Sale - Donations Needed

The Town of Halifax Farmers Market is seeking donations for it's 3rd Annual Spring Rummage Sale.  Any items in good condition are appreciated such as toys, books, house hold items, lawn & garden, plants, clothing, furniture and small appliances in working condition, etc..

Proceeds will fund future Town of Halifax Farmers Market sponsored activities as well as continue to provide much needed vendor equipment.

Donations will be accepted at Halifax Town Hall on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am-5pm.  For any large items that need to be dropped off at the Farmers Market or for more information please call 434-476-2343.

Donations are tax deductible.  Receipts available upon request.

Rummage Sale will be March 22nd from 8am - 2pm

Donation deadline is March 21st


Saturday, April 5th Town of Halifax Events



 SWING INTO SPRING with Town of Halifax FARMERS MARKET BAZAAR & Halicraft Art Festival!

The Town of Halifax Farmers Market will swing into Spring with our first annual Spring Bazaar.  The Indoor Market will be open on April 5th from 9am-3pm.

The Spring Bazaar welcomes our local farmers along with local artisans, crafters, and product/homebased businesses'. 

Fee for the Spring Bazaar is $12.  For more information or to become a vendor at our Spring Bazaar please call 434-476-2343 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Halicraft Art Festival, Saturday, April 5th, 9am-3pm. The historic Main Street of Halifax, VA will be transformed with artist tents, crafters, food and wine vendors, and more.

Stroll the lawn of our 176 year old historic courthouse while viewing fine arts including paintings and ceramics. Walk our landscaped sidewalks to visit craft vendors and sample delicious cuisine. Visit the wine garden for a wine tasting, or to relax with a glass of wine or two from your favorite local vineyard. Bring the entire family as children will have the opportunity to participate in creating their own works of art. Stroll down main street to the Town of Halifax Farmers Market where the Spring Bazaar will be taking place inside the Market building,with local farmers and more artist and crafters. We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information visit

Also mark your calendars for the 5th annual Earth Day Celebration on April 26th, 2014.



Town of Halifax, Virginia


POSITION DESCRIPTION:  On a contract basis working directly with the Town Manager and Assistant Manager, coordinating with the Halifax Village Association (HVA), volunteers and other organizations and reporting periodically to the Halifax Town Council.  Performs the development, planning, coordination, and implementation of a minimum of 3 annual events including administrative duties such as coordinating event mailings and managing invite list, website updates, promotion through traditional press and social media and various pre- and post-event responsibilities as needed.  Assists with the production, distribution and maintaining of correspondence related to events, including to/from sponsors, contributors, committee members, volunteers, vendors, employees, and guests.  Creates reports, articles, press releases and other materials.  Responsible for the accurate tracking and reporting of event budget expenses adhering to event budgets.  Recruits volunteers to assist with events and serve on event committees as needed, coordinationg event committee's logistics e.g. scheduling meetings, taking minutes, etc.  Responsible for sponsorship solicitations and follow-up.  Works with vendors on event specific arrangements, maintaining good relations with vendors.  Assists with fielding inquiries pertaining to events.  Communicates with the town staff and HVA to coordinate publicity and the creation of related materials for events.  Maintain the events' files.  Performs additional duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:  3-5 years relevant experience.  Special events/events planning experience with a proven track record preferred.  College degree preferred.  Grant writing experience, familiarity with Virginia Main Street Program 4-Point approach, marketing/graphic art background a plus.  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Internet, and Social Media.  40-50 wpm.  Must be well organized, detail oriented, and able to effectively work independently and within a team framework.  Must be able to prioritize, manage a dynamic workload and meet deadlines.  Ability to handle confidential matters with a high level of integrity.  Should be proactive in coordinating and managing multiple events and be willing to take on additional responsibilities when needed.  Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal courteously and tactfully with the public, area businesses and media, communicate well verbally, ability to follow written and verbal instructions, self-motivated and dependable.  Valid Virginia driver's permit.  Abiliity to lift 30 lbs.

Submit cover letter and resume and references: Carl Espy, IV, Town Manager, 70 South Main Street, Post Office Box 627, Halifax, Virginia 24558 or email to:

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Deadline:  January 17, 2014


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