CANDIDATES SOUND OFF
Sheriff's, BOC Chairmen, commissioners and other local candidates answer questions at 2008 Candidate's Forum
The 2008 Candidates’ Forum sponsored by The Covington News, The Covington/Newton County Chamber of Commerce and the Newton County Farm Bureau featured 17 of the 18 candidates running for local and state offices in Newton County.
All audience seats were occupied during the event, which was held at the Turner Lake Complex, leaving standing room only. The event was moderated by Chamber President John Boothby and News Publisher Charles Hill Morris.
Arguing that her years as a real estate development banker and turnaround specialist have given her the necessary experience to run the dayto-day operations of the county as county chairman and to bring more economic growth to the county, Dem-
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