"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, 'What's in it for me?' "- Brian Tracy, Author

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