Giles Co. Chamber of Commerce hosts candidate forum


PEARISBURG(WSLS10)- It’s election season and this week the public will have a chance to hear first-hand for those vying to be the area’s new political leaders.

The Giles County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate forum Monday and Tuesday at Giles High school.

The forum is not a debate. Instead, each candidate will take the podium for five minutes to discuss their platform.
Each forum begins at 6:30 p.m. and is scheduled to wrap around 8:30 p.m.

The schedule of speakers is listed below:
State Senate

  •  Donald Caldwell
  •  Nancy Dye
  •  John Edwards

State Delegate

  • Laurie Buchwald
  • Joseph Yost

Giles County Treasurer

  • Gerald Duncan
  • Donnetta Williams

Giles County Clerk of the Court

  • Bubbie Fraley
  • Yvette Penningtom
  • Phillip Steele

Giles County Board of Supervisors

      Eastern District

  • Matthew Little
  • Jay Williams

Central District

  • Jeffrey Morris
  • Michael Thompson

Western District

  • Gary Eaton
  • Michael Hyatt
  • Zane Thomas


Tuesday, October 20th:


Giles County School Board

 Eastern District 

  • Joan Kark
  •  Stephen Steele

Central District

  • Bobby Compton
  • Mark Wilburn
  • Jeffrey Williams

Western District

  • Marion Ballard
  • Lewis Webb

Giles Sheriff

  • Bryan Altizer
  • Scott Dunn
  • Willie Lucas
  • Morgan Millirons
  • Jimmy Neice


WSLS10’s Rachel Lucas will emcee the event.

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