CLINTON—She’s attacked him over a 24-year-old tax hike. He’s blasted her over lawsuits and turmoil in the Anderson County Courthouse.
The two candidates, Anderson County Mayor Terry Frank and her challenger, Jim Hackworth, will face off in the August 7 election.
Frank, a Republican, was first elected mayor in a special election in August 2012. Now she is running for her first four-year term.
Hackworth, a Democrat, is a former state representative and Anderson County commissioner.
The two have battled in forums, on radio shows, and through ads and flyers. Their political squabbles have largely ignored the third candidate, Independent Bradley Rickett. [Read more…]