Correction: Sheriff candidate debate will be held tonight

Published 5:13 pm Thursday, October 14, 2010

A debate by candidates for Polk County sheriff scheduled for tonight will in fact&bsp;be held, although incumbent sheriff Donald Hill (D) says he will not be able to attend because of a prior commitment. Hill faces challenger Nathan Shields (R) in the election on Nov. 2.
The debate, sponsored by the 9.12 Project of Polk County, will take place at the Womack building in Columbus at 6:30 p.m. According to representatives of&bsp;the 9.12 Project,&bsp;the debate will be moderated by someone not associated with a political group.
Sheriff candidates have been invited to participate in the meet and greet portion of a candidate forum&bsp;scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Saluda Senior Center.

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