State Republican candidates to debate
By Crystal Owens
Republican candidates for the state Senate’s 13th District and the House of Delegates’ 10th District will face off in debates this week.
The debates, hosted by the 10th Congressional District Republican Committee, are scheduled for Aug. 10 in Leesburg and Aug. 11 in Winchester.
On Aug. 10 state senate candidates Dick Black, Bob FitzSimmonds and John Stirrup will face off from 7:30 p.m. To 9 p.m. At the Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road, NW, Leesburg. A meet and greet will begin at 7 p.m.
In Winchester on Aug. 11, House of Delegate candidates Randy Minchew, Cara Townsend and John Whitbeck will debate from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Frederick County Parks and Recreation Department Community Center at Greenwood Mill Elementary School, 281 Channing Drive. Social hour begins at 6:30 p.m.
The state Republican primary is Aug. 23.