Macedonia political forum will be moderated by Como native Otis Sanford

Published 5:49 pm Tuesday, October 24, 2023

The Macedonia Concord Community Center will have its final Political Education Forum of the season at the Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023, beginning at 1 p.m.

Fish plates will be on sale and there will be a raffle for a 65” smart TV.

Veteran Mid-South journalist Otis Sanford, former managing editor of the Commercial Appeal and current professor emeritus at The University of Memphis, will  serve as the moderator for this event.

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This forum will feature the candidates from the six county-wide offices – Sheriff, Tax Assessor/Collector, Chancery Clerk, Circuit Clerk, and Coroner. Additionally, the three candidates for Constable Post 2 (southern part of Panola County) are also scheduled to speak.

Sanford is a native of Sardis and a graduate of North Panola High School. He earned a journalism degree in 1975 from the University of Mississippi. The longtime print columnist also offers regular political commentary on WREG-TV Channel 5 in Memphis.

The center invites all to attend and hear the candidates’ position on matters of interest to the community.