RADFORD – Six candidates have qualified to run for seats on the Radford City Council: Kellie Artrip, Bobby Davis, Jessie Foster, Seth Gillespie, Janiele Hamden, and Chad McClanahan.
David Horton has qualified to run for another term as Mayor. He is running unopposed.
The public will have a chance to hear what the candidates’ thoughts are on a variety of issues at the upcoming City Council Candidate Forum. Co-sponsored by the Radford Chamber of Commerce, the Montgomery County-Radford City-Floyd County Branch NAACP, and the League of Women Voters Montgomery County, the forum will be held in person Wednesday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m at the Radford High School auditorium, and also will be broadcast live on Facebook.com/radfordchamberofcommerce, Facebook.com/mrfnaacp.org, and Facebook.comLWVofMCVA. They will also be posted the next day on www.radfordchamber.org, www.lwvmcva.org andwww.mrfnaacp.org.
The following biographical information about each candidate was provided by the Radford Chamber of Commerce. (Radford News Journal staff report)