Columbia Co. candidates to speak at forum

Columbia Co. candidates to speak at forum

EVANS, GA (WFXG) - Voters will get a chance to hear from Columbia County candidates for the contested races in the upcoming November elections during a forum Thursday.

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and the Columbia County News-Times are sponsoring the forum at the Jabez Sanford Hardin Performing Arts Center at the Columbia County Library in Evans at 6 p.m. Candidates for the county commission District 3 seat, county commission District 4 seat and the tax commissioner plan to attend.

Each candidate will be asked questions from the chamber and the News-Times. Answers will be limited to two minutes each. Candidates also will have two minutes for opening comments and two minutes for closing remarks. If there's time, written questions from the audience may be asked.

Moderators will be Reagan Williams, from of the Chamber's Government Affairs Committee, and Steve Crawford, publisher of the News-Times.

The event will be free and open to the public.