Roane County Chamber to host Meet the Candidates event

(Submitted) On Tuesday, June 28, the public is invited to Meet the Candidates at Roane State Community College’s O’Brien Theater.  Beginning at 6 pm, the forum will provide an opportunity to hear from the County-wide and State-wide offices in three sessions. 

Beginning at 6 pm, hear from the candidates from the following offices: Chancellor, Public Defender and Register of Deeds. 

The County Executive’s office will be next, beginning around 6:30, with Wade Creswell and Wayne Best in attendance to answer questions and topics from a recent survey. 

The House of Representatives, District 32 and 41 will be the last group, beginning around 7:15.  If time allows, there will be a short meet and greet with the candidates following the forum.

This event is a non-partisan event, hosted by the Roane Chamber’s Community Development Committee, in partnership with AGA Insurance, BBB Communications, Leadership Roane County and Roane State Community College.  Live streaming of the event and replay will be provided, with locations announced through the following Facebook pages: @RoaneChamber @BBBTV12 and websites: and

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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