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Forum brings mayoral candidates together

Incumbent Jonesborough Mayor Kelly Wolfe and challenger Jerome Fitzgerald disagreed on the majority of questions posed during a candidates forum held Oct. 23 at the Visitors Center.

Sponsored by the Herald & Tribune, the event was moderated by Associate Editor John Kiener who used inquiries submitted by community members.

“This is a great demonstration of a group of residents who are active and seeking to know more about the candidates,” he said to the large turnout last week. More...


Aldermen race hones in on issues

Candidates for Jonesborough’s two open alderman positions shared their opinions on a number of top issues during a forum sponsored by the Herald & Tribune last week.

Incumbent Chuck Vest is seeking a third term on the board. “I was spurred to run because I wanted to see my kids grow up and stay in Jonesborough,” he said.

In addition, Vest said he is concerned about the finances of the town, and believes the things he has done with his company in the private sector that led to growth can be used in Jonesborough. Vest serves as regional Vice President for Hibbett Sporting Goods. More...


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