Mayoral candidates to debate Thursday

Candidates for Pine Bluff mayor will face off in a debate from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The debate is sponsored by The Commercial and will be moderated by Steve Barnes, a native of Pine Bluff who is a longtime newspaper columnist, television journalist and the host of Arkansas Week on AETN.

Candidates for Pine Bluff mayor are Mayor Carl A. Redus Jr., Clarence Davis, Debe Hollingsworth, Tim Whisenhunt, Thelma Walker, Steven Mays, John James Jr., Peter Daniels Jr. and Kent Broughton.

The public is invited to attend.