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Candidate forums Tuesday, Wednesday

There are two candidates forums scheduled this week, for the local races on the Nov. 4 ballot.

The Airport Area Chamber of Commerce is holding an event called "Meet the Candidates" on Tuesday evening. The event will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, in College Park, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event costs $15, which includes the cost of parking.

Candidates who have confirmed they will attend the event include: Deborah Honeycutt, candidate for United States Congress; Gail Buckner, state senator-elect; Tasha Mosley, solicitor general-elect; Jack Rainwater, candidate for country sheriff; and nine school board candidates.

A second forum will be held on Wednesday, by the League of Women Voters of Georgia and Psi Alpha Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority, Inc. The forum will feature the sheriff's candidates, Jack Rainwater and Kem Kimbrough, and the candidates for Superior Court judge, incumbent Deborah Benefield and Murble Wright.

The forum will be moderated by Georgia Public Broadcast Radio host Susanna Capeluto. It will be held at the Lovejoy Community Center, 11622 Hastings Bridge Road, in Hampton.

- Daniel Silliman