March 2014 Meeting
The Greater Raleigh Court Civic League will sponsor a forum for Roanoke City Council candidates at its March 13th meeting at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Christ Lutheran Church at Brandon and Grandin. WSLS 10 News Anchor John Carlin will moderate, as he has in previous civic league-sponsored candidate forums. The public is invited to attend. All registered candidates have been invited to participate, including:
• Incumbents Bill Bestpitch and Ray Ferris, running as independents.
• Incumbent David Trinkle, former council member Linda Wyatt (1994-2004), and Freeda Cathcart, running as Democrats.
• Valerie Garner and Tuan Reynolds, running as an Independents.
• Hank Benson, Jim Garrett and Roger Malouf, running as Republicans.
Independent candidates have until May 4 to register to enter the race.