A Candidate Forum will be held at 7 p.m. this evening in the Council chambers at City Hall. The event will be hosted by the Augusta Chamber of Commerce and moderated by Denise Rockers.
The public is invited to attend and it will be televised on Cable Channel 7.
Candidates for Augusta USD 402 Board of Education are Andy Hall and Ray Jones for District II, Seat 5. Robert McCalla filed to run in District 1, Seat 4. That is currently Larry Winter’s position, but Winter has chosen not to run. McCalla will participate in the forum, along with Hall and Jones.
In the City Council race and participating in the forum will be candidates for Ward 1 : Mike Martin and Jason Lowery.
Ward 2: Jamie Hubbard and Mark Knowles, who both beat out the incumbent Mike Huddleston.
Ward 3: Incumbent Mike Rawlings and Cale Magruder.
Ward 4: Incumbent Ron Reavis and Danny Helmer. Reavis is working out of town this week, but will have a representative read a statement from him addressing issues and residents’ questions and concerns.
The General Election is Tuesday, April 2.