“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”- Abraham Lincoln

Serving Charlotte, Halifax, and Prince Edward Counties and part of Campbell County.

About James Edmunds

James Edmunds and family

James Edmunds has Deep Roots in Virginia’s 60th District

  • Husband to Jennifer
  • Father to Paul and Caroline
  • Deacon at First Presbyterian Church in South Boston
  • Born July 21, 1970 at Halifax Regional Hospital in South Boston
  • Graduated in 1988 from Halifax County High School
  • Left Virginia Tech during freshmen year to help mother run the family farm after his father passed away
  • Went back to school and received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Averett University in 1996
  • Took over family farm business in 1998
  • Elected to Halifax County Board of Supervisors in 1999
  • Selected as Vice Chairman of Board of Supervisors in 2000
  • Long-time volunteer at organizations like Good Samaritan Food & Clothing Bank, National Wild Turkey Federation, Wounded Warriors of Iraq and Afghanistan, Hunters for the Hungry, and through his church
  • Lifetime NRA member
  • Recognized for his conservation efforts by…
    • National Wild Turkey Federation – Woodlands Award
    • Remington Firearms Company – Farm Pond Management Award
    • Halifax County Soil and Water Board – Forestry Award
    • Virginia chapter of the Wildlife Society – Conservationist of the Year Award

As a Supervisor…

  • Worked to implement tax relief for the elderly and disabled
  • Served as past Chairman of Finance, Buildings and Grounds Committees
  • Helped organize the Halifax County Joint Service Authority
  • As Chairman of Recreation and Fair Committees, led efforts to save, and organized the first county-owned Halifax County Fair

Around the Community…

  • Sat on the founding board of the Halifax Education Foundation
  • Donated 100 acres of his family’s land to the county to form Edmunds Park
  • 16-Year participant of the Adopt-A-Highway program
  • Served on the Virginia Board of Forestry
  • Participated in the White House Conference on Cooperative Conservation
  • Coaches t-ball and his son’s soccer team