James Fields

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SYLACAUGA -- The Talladega County Democratic Party will host a meet & greet for Alabama gubernatorial candidate James Fields.

The event will be Thursday, April 19, at 5:30 p.m. at J. Craig Smith Community Center.

Fields worked for the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations for more than 28 years, assisting the public in locating jobs. He also worked as a supervisor of the North Alabama Unemployment Fraud Division.

In 2008, Fields was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives for District 12 in a special election. He served until November 2010.

Other candidates for office may also be in attendance.

The candidates will address the audience and answer questions at 6 p.m.

Martha Jordan, party secretary, said the Talladega County Democratic Party endeavors to accurately inform and educate the county’s voters.