Pair of candidate forums planned

COUNTY — The Pickens County Taxpayers’ Association has planned a pair of forums featuring candidates for local offices in November’s election.

On Tuesday, Oct. 2, the candidates for the school board’s district 5 seat will gather to speak at the Farm Bureau office located on U.S. 178 south of Pickens for a 7 p.m. debate.

An Oct. 18 meeting is scheduled between Rep. B.R. Skelton and Ed Harris, candidates for the controversial House District 3 election in November. The event is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Six Mile Town Hall.