Chamber and Columbia County News-Times To Host Candidates Forum Tuesday

Staff Report From Augusta CEO

Monday, October 14th, 2019

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce and The Columbia County News-Times will host a Candidates Forum for the Harlem City Council race, sponsored by the Harlem Merchants Association.

The forum, which is free and open to the public, is set for Tuesday, October 15 at the Harlem Library. A meet and greet for the candidates will begin at 6:15 p.m., with the forum slated to kick off at 6:30 p.m.

Erika Wells, Editor of the Columbia County News-Times and Frank Spears, Chair of the Chamber’s Government Affairs Committee will moderate the panel. Each candidate will have two minutes to make an opening statement. Following questions to the panel, each candidate will be allowed one minute to make closing remarks.

Candidates scheduled to appear include: Bob Newkirk, Al Reeves, Gregg W. Stokes, and Nancy Yauslin.

If time permits, written questions from the audience may be asked.