Columbia Co. tax commissioner candidates to speak Monday

Columbia Co. tax commissioner candidates to speak Monday

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The three candidates for Columbia County tax commissioner will speak Monday at the CSRA Republican Women's Club meeting.

Wayne Bridges, Tom Schneider and Les Walden will talk to the group at Logan's Roadhouse at 269 Robert C. Daniel Parkway. The event is free and open to the public. Dinner at the restaurant is optional.

The social starts at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the program and 7 p.m.

Voters will elect a new tax commissioner in a special election on Nov. 4.

Former tax commissioner Kay Allen resigned in March after Columbia County commissioners accused her of withholding money from the cities of Grovetown and Harlem.

Allen's husband, Charles Allen, also stepped down in March from his position as a Columbia County commissioner.

The special election for that seat will also be held Nov. 4. For more information, visit the Columbia County Board of Elections website.

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