Lady's Island group to host school board candidate forum (updated)

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The Lady's Island Business and Professional Association on Tuesday, October 12, will hold a candidate forum between Bill Evans and Robert White for the District 7 seat on the Beaufort County Board of Education.

The forum will be held at 8 a.m. at the Beaufort County Realtors Association Headquarters.

Remember, the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce also is holding a broader candidate forum on October 21.

For more political info check out our Politics topic page.Updated Oct. 13: The Island Packet has a writeup of yesterday's candidate forum for the District 7 school board seat. You can find it here. Questions asked were:

  • How do you respond to rumors that infractions at Beaufort High School that should be reported to the police are being "swept under the rug"?
  • Are Beaufort County teachers paid enough?
  • How would you address the county's high dropout rate?