A political forum featuring four candidates for the Houston County
Commission will be held next Monday. The forum will be sponsored by WDHN. The station will be record the forum
beginning at 7:00 p.m. and a play it on-air Sunday, May 20, at 10:00 pm. The one-hour program will be presented
without commercial interruption. The
special election will be held two days later on May 22. Ken Curtis will moderate.
Those participating will be John Gormley, Melinda McClendon, Nathan Mathis, and Susan Wilkins. The four are vying for the seat vacated when longtime District 4 commissioner Phil Forrester died earlier this year. The term runs through 2014.
"We are glad to give potential voters a chance to get to know the candidates better," WDHN Vice-President and General Manager Janie B. Hinson said. "We take our role as a community partner seriously and this is one way we can show our dedication to viewers."
The forum will be held at Harvest Church on Fortner Street in the main worship center. "We are certainly grateful to Pastor Ralph Sigler and Harvest for making their church available to us," said Hinson.
Everyone is welcome to attend the forum and, of course, there will no admission charge.
What: County Commission District 4 Forum
When: Monday, May 14
Where: Harvest Church
Broadcast: Sunday, May 20 at 10:00 p.m. on WDHN.