Mathews NAACP Holds Candidates Forum On Monday

The Mathews Branch NAACP holds a candidates forum on Monday from 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at Emmaus Baptist Church on John Clayton Memorial Highway. The Gazette-Journal reports Mathews County School Board candidates Lorraine Forrest and Mari Gibbs will appear first. 2 of the 3 candidates for the 1st District House of Repsentaives seat – Democrat Herb Jones and independent David Foster agreed to appear. A representative for Congressman Rob Wittman says he has a scheduling conflict so he can’t attend.