Candidates to be at events
Candidates in the July 15 election have been invited to two area events.
The Banks County Chamber of Commerce will hold a political forum from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, at the Banks County High School auditorium.
A “meet and greet” with the candidates will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Hebron Presbyterian Church and Schoolhouse. This event is sponsored by the church and the historical society. Hebron is located between Sims Bridge Road and Bold Springs Road on Hebron Church Road.
Candidates on the ballot July 15 include the following:
•Gene Hart, incumbent, Republican.
•Milton Dalton, Republican.
•Charles Chapman, incumbent, Republican.
•Carlton Speed, Republican.
BOE, POST 4
•John Williams, incumbent, Republican.
•David W. Martin, Republican.
STATE SENATE DIST. 50
•Nancy Schaefer, incumbent, Republican.
•Jim Butterworth, Republican.
•Terry Rogers, Republican.
U.S. CONGRESS DIST. 10
•Paul Broun, incumbent, Republican.
•Barry Fleming, Republican.
The Republican winner will face Democrat, Bobby Saxon, in the November election.
Candidates who will be on the ballot in November include the following:
•Margaret H. Ausburn, incumbent, Democrat.
•Becky Taylor, Republican.
BOE, POST 1
•Neal Brown, incumbent, Republican.
•John (David) Kennedy, Democrat.
STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 28
•Jeanette Jamieson, incumbent, Democrat.
•Michael Harden, Republican.
Candidates with no opposition include the following:
BOE, POST 2
•Ron Gardiner, incumbent, Democrat.
CLERK OF COURTS
•Tim Harper, clerk of courts, Democrat.
•Henry Galloway, Republican.
•Tim Lewallen, Republican.