Submitted by Jeff Pruitt
The Union Volunteer Fire department hosted a singing/political rally on July 25th at 4 p.m. The event allowed for residents the opportunity to listen to candidates for the upcoming Democratic and Republican Party Primary Election speak as well as enjoy some entertainment and great BBQ.
Candidates in attendance were Christopher R. Coleman, Chris McIntire, Derek Whittington, Phillip Smith, Jan Hutchinson, Warren Hunt, Lori Power Kerr, Brian Sims, Joey Hood, Patrick Warren, Gary Jackson, Falisa Fullilove Miller, Keith Coleman, Charlie Miller, Cloyd Halford, Nola Bryant, Chris Threadgill, Steve Montgomery, Paige Rabun, Thomas Raybourn, John Shumaker and Cecil L. Simmons.
The community enjoyed a great BBQ dinner and singing. Sheriff Cloyd Halford, Berta Bounds, Brandon Busby, and Wesley Edwards provided the music and singing.
A special B section with details on the upcoming primary election is in today’s edition.