The public is invited to attend upcoming candidate forums to be held in two Fayette County locations in October. Sponsored by the Fayette County Branch of the NAACP, Fayette Chamber of Commerce, Fayette County Democratic Committee, Fayette County Republican Party and the Fayette County Issues Tea Party, these forums will provide an opportunity for citizens to hear from and ask questions of candidates vying for contested seats in Fayette’s municipal elections on November 3.
Fayetteville City Council candidates will gather Thursday, October 8 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Sams Auditorium, 205 Lafayette Avenue, Fayetteville.
Fayetteville candidates for Mayor are Greg Clifton, incumbent and Edward Johnson; Fayetteville Post 1 candidates are Harlan Shirley and Mimi Oddo, write-in. Fayetteville Post 2 candidates are Kathaleen Brewer and Mickey Edwards, incumbent.
Peachtree City Council and Tyrone Town Council candidates will gather Monday, October 12 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Sandy Creek High School, 360 Jenkins Road, Tyrone.
Peachtree City Post 1 candidates are Phil Prebor and Shayne Robinson.
Tyrone candidates for Mayor are Eric Dial, incumbent and Derrick Jackson; Tyrone Post 2 candidates are Ryan Housley, incumbent and Wil James.
At each forum, candidates will answer questions from a panel of moderators and take questions from the attendees. Meet and greet opportunities will be available following the program.
Citizens are reminded that the last day to register to vote for the November election is October 5. Early voting will take place October 12-30 at the Fayette County Elections Office and from October 19 – 30 at the Peachtree City Library and Tyrone Town Hall. Voting hours at all locations are from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.