Forum set for Orangeburg County Sheriff candidates

ORANGEBURG COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Citizens in Cordova will be hosting their second forum for candidates running for sheriff.

The Cannon Bridge Road Crime Watch will host the event on Monday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The forum will be held at the Cannon Bridge Road Boys and Girls Club on Cannon Bridge Road near Cordova. Three of the six candidates running for sheriff will be present: Mernard Clarkson, Leroy Ravenell and Floyd Allen Hiott, who is the only Republican running.

The Cannon Bridge Road Crime Watch held a forum on Oct. 25 in which the other three candidates, John Cokley, Russell Collier and Bobby Jones attended. President Thomas Kinsey said about 50 people showed up that night. They are expecting an event larger crowd on Nov. 29.

The group is inviting everyone in Orangeburg County to come out and meet the candidates running for sheriff.

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