2016-04-20 / Front Page


"Bar-be-que and Ballots" are on the menu for the first ever Meet the Candidates luncheon sponsored by the Burke County Chamber of Commerce.

The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 4 at the Wardlow/Rotary Community Building at the corner of Academy and Seventh Streets in Waynesboro.

According to Chamber Executive Director Ashley Roberts, candidates in contested races for local and state offices will be invited to attend and tell what they plan to do if elected.

Tickets for the event can be reserved by calling the chamber office at (706) 554-5451 or sopping by the office at 241 East Sixth Street before the April 29 deadline. tickets are $20 for chamber members and $40 for non members.

Sponsors for the event are AT&T, Kinder Morgan and Oglethorpe Power.

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