by Jackie Nunnery
HEATHSVILLE—Although no one spoke at a related public hearing, the Northumberland board of supervisors on Thursday, March 10, failed to approve a new election district map.
District 3 supervisor James Long cast the lone vote to approve the new district map. District 1 supervisor James Brann, District 2 supervisor Richard Haynie, District 4 supervisor Thomas Tomlin and District 5 supervisor Ronald Jett all voted against.
“I don’t see why we had a committee then. They worked hard to make sure it was as fair as they could come up with,” Long said.
Haynie objected to the loss of….
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