Politics & Government

Mayoral debate scheduled for Oct. 8 at Transy

Lexington mayoral candidates Jim Gray and Anthany Beatty will debate Oct. 8 at Transylvania University's Carrick Theater, the school announced.

Beatty, a former Lexington police chief, is challenging Gray's bid for a second term as the elected leader of the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government.

The university is co-hosting the 7 p.m. event with the Lexington Forum, a civic organization that formed in 1983 to serve as a platform for open discussion of issues and trends of local interest. The election is Nov. 4.