From Staff Reports
The Athens Review
Candidates in one of the more active elections in several years in Athens will have a chance to face the community and answer questions at a candidate forum next week.
The Athens Independent School District Parent-Teacher Organization will host a forum for school board candidates on Thursday, April 25. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at the high school auditorium.
All candidates have been invited to the forum. At last report, seven of the eight candidates have accepted an invitation to attend.
Candidates up for election are:
• Place 5: Raymond Williams (incumbent), Blu Nicholson, and Vance Vaughn
• Place 6: David Freeman (incumbent), Niki Killingsworth, and MaryAnn Tyner.
• Place 7: Robert Spears (incumbent) and Jackie Solomon.
The AISD board election will be May 11. Early voting for the election will begin on Monday, April 29.