The Covington News and Covington-Newton County Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for local contested races Thursday night before a packed house at The Center for Community Preservation and Planning.
Questions focused on economic development and district-specific issues, and every candidate was asked whether they had committed a crime previously.
Be sure to check out the forum for youself by viewing the videos below.
Below is a list of the candidates that attended the forum:
County Chairman - Democrat
Kathy Morgan (incumbent)
Board of Commissioners (BOC), District 1 - Republican
BOC, District 3 - Democrat
Nancy Schulz (incumbent)
Board of Education, District 4 - Democrat
Almond Turner (incumbent)
BOC, District 5 - Democrat
BOC, District 5 - Republican
Sheriff - Republican