Albert Randolph, longtime principal of Halifax County High School, received the Community Service Award at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration held Sunday at First Baptist Church of Ferry Street. Randolph, accompanied by his wife, Eloise, and their pastor the Rev. Charles Woolfork and his wife Janie, was presented the honor by Valdivia Hall with Halifax County Public Schools. The annual event is sponsored by the Halifax County Business and Professional Council; serving as Master of Ceremonies for this year’s program was Dwight Scott with special music by HYM (His Young Men). The guest speaker was Dr. Earl C. Johnson of Raleigh, N.C. From left, first row, Rev. Woolfork and Janie Woolfork, Eloise and Albert Randolph and Valdivia Hall. Second row, Mattie Cowan, president of the Council and members Helen Leigh, Monica Edmonds and Steve Hall. Third row, Derwin Leigh, Linda Owen and Lealand Luck. Fourth row, Roger Thaxton Jr., Derek Cunningham and the Rev. Kevin Chandler. Not pictured, Stanley Jeffress and Shawn Medley.