Chamber to host Fayetteville City Council candidate forums

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Todd Gill, Flyer staff

The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce will host a series of forums for candidates in the three contested City Council races over the next three weeks, according to Jennifer Irwin, the chamber’s director of communications.

The forums each begin at 7 p.m. inside the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce at 123 W. Mountain St. near the downtown square.

Forums are scheduled as follows:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 23 – Ward 4 – Candidates include Ray Boudreaux, Craig Honchell, D’Andre Jones, John La Tour and Phillip McKnight and Robert Williams. Outgoing Alderwoman Rhonda Adams plans to move to Tampa, Fla. after serving out her term.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 30 – Ward 2 – Candidates include incumbent Alderman Mark Kinion, Joshua Crawford and Robert Patton.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 7 – Ward 1 – Candidates include incumbent Alderwoman Adella Gray, Sonia Davis Gutierrez and Paul Phaneuf.

Ward 3 Alderman Justin Tennant is running unopposed in the Nov. 4 general election.

Voter registration runs through Oct. 6. Early voting begins Oct. 20.

For more information, call the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce at 479-521-1710.