April 17, 2014. A “Meet the Candidates Forum” in Avery County has been scheduled for Thursday, April 17, at the Hugh Chapman Center for Families, which is located in Linville at 436 Hospital Drive. The forum takes place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and will feature refreshments form Avery High School’s culinary class.
The forum is free and open to the public. Candidates running for Avery County Board of Commissioners, Avery County Sheriff, district attorney, Avery Board of Education, NC Senate District 45, US House District 11 and NC House District 85 have been invited.
The Avery Journal-Times, Avery County Chamber of Commerce, Banner Elk Chamber of Commerce, Beech Mountain Chamber of Commerce, WECR-AM Radio/Glory 1130 AM and Newland Business Association sponsor the forum.
The forum will aired on WECR-AM Radio/Glory 1130 AM.