New Hanover Co. School Board candidates debate tonight

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Early voting is underway and Election Day is just eight days away, but it’s never too late to get to know the candidates.

Tonight WWAY and HQR News 91.3fm host the final of a series of candidate forums this election season. This one features the candidates for New Hanover County School Board.

The field for four open seats includes Democratic challengers Tom Gale Chris Meek and Emma Saunders and Republican challenger Bruce Shell. They are opposing three Republican incumbents: Janice Cavenaugh, Don Hayes and Ed Higgins.

WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn and WWAY’s Makenzi Henderson will co-moderate the debate. It’s 7-9 p.m. at WHQR studios at 254 N. Front St. You can also watch it live here on We will have a recap on WWAY NewsChannel 3 at 11 p.m.

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