LC hosting candidate debate

A debate among the eight candidates running for City Council will be from 4 to 6 p.m. April 15 in LC’s Memorial Ballroom, Hall Campus Center, sponsored by the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, Lynchburg College, and ABC 13.

City Council elections will be held May 4, with an April 12 deadline to register to vote. On campus, registration forms will be available outside the cafeteria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 6-8. Forms are also available in the Office of Community Involvement office in Hundley.

All eight candidates have been invited to the debate. They will address questions from a media panel of regional journalists on topics of interest to area businesses and residents, as well as some questions from the audience. The debate is free and open to the public.

The media panel includes:

Noreen Turyn, ABC 13

Ray Reed, The News & Advance

Mari White, WLNI 105.9

Libby Fitzgerald, WVTF Public Radio 89.1

Registration and voting information is also available on the city’s website.