Do they violate court guidelines?

By Diana McFarland

Managing editor

The Isle of Wight County Board of Supervisors is scheduled Thursday to discuss its meeting invocation practice — one that has often included a prayer invoking Jesus Christ.

The Board meetings begin with an invocation, rotated among the five supervisors, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

One member of the Board, William McCarty, is a pastor at Healing Waters Worship Center — a Christian place of worship — but he is not the only supervisor to have included Jesus in the invocation. 

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