Commissioner Stanley Edwards

Edwards is a native of Madison, NC. He graduated high school at Charles Drew High in Madison and attended Livingstone College where he earned a B.S. degree with a major in biology. He went on to earn graduate degrees at A & T State University, N.C. Central University and Nova Southeastern University.

He is married to the former Bertha Kornegay of Goldsboro and they are the parents of three adult children: Mark, Valeria and DeVaughn. Edwards and his family moved to Weldon in 1965 to teach the sciences at John A. Chaloner High School in Roanoke Rapids, NC after working for three years as a teacher in the public schools of Amelia County, Virginia. He worked as teacher, principal and central office administrator in the Halifax County Schools for thirty-one years until his retirement.

He has served on the following Boards in this county: Halifax County Department of Social Services; Weldon City Schools, Trustee Board for Halifax Community College; Board of Deacons for First Baptist Church in Weldon, Board of Directors for the Weldon-Halifax Community Center, Inc. and currently serves as a Commissioner for the Town of Weldon.

Edwards' hobbies are fishing, bowling and traveling.