Local candidate forum set ahead of election

Leadership Evans Alumni Association will host a candidate forum for Evans County’s three local races ahead of the Nov. 3 election. The forum will be held Monday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the Evans County Wildlife Club. While the event is not open to the general public due to COVID concerns, it can be viewed via Facebook live.

All six candidates vying for office – Mac Edwards and Virgil Deloach who are running for sheriff, incumbent Mellie NeSmith and Reginald “Bo Hutcheson, running for coroner, and incumbent Irene Y. Burney and Michael Wayne Kubeck, running for the district 6 county commissioner seat – have been invited to participate in the forum.

James Bradley will serve as the forum’s moderator and Julie Braly will serve as co-moderator.

Citizens are invited and encouraged to submit questions to be considered for the forum no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 14. Questons can be submitted to editor@claxtonenterprise.com or info@claxtonevanschamber.