Five candidates are seeking the mayor’s seat now held by Deke Copenhaver, who is term-limited. They are retired businessman Charles Cummings, entrepreneur Helen Blocker-Adams, state Sen. Hardie Davis, Commissioner Alvin Mason and language arts teacher Lori Myles.
At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Williams Memorial CME Church, 1630 15th St., is holding a mayor candidates forum.
At 6 p.m. April 14, Turpin Hill Neighborhood Association is holding a mayor candidates forum at the Carrie J. Mays Community Center, 1014 11th Ave.
On April 17, East Augusta Neighborhood Association is holding a forum for the mayoral candidates and the three candidates who are seeking the May 20 Democratic nomination for the state Senate District 22 seat — real estate agent Elmyria Chivers, Mayor Pro Tem Corey Johnson and attorney Harold Jones -
The forum will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Eastview Community Center, 644 Aiken St.
At 2 p.m. May 7, the senior citizen apartment complex St. John Towers, 724 Greene St., will also hold a forum for mayor candidates.
At 7 p.m. May 13, Augusta-Richmond County Committee for Good Government will hold a televised forum for mayor candidates at Julian Smith Casino Barbecue Pit, 3 Milledge Road.