The Coffee, Cake and Candidates Forum last week, sponsored by the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce and held at FARM Cafe, also featured candidates in the republican primary for Watauga County Sheriff.

David Searcy and Tim Hollman addressed the audience and answered questions, including one about recent deaths at the Watauga County Detention Center. Tim Hollman's and David Searcy's answer to that question can be heard by clicking on the High Country Radio News audio link for May 2nd on the front page of 

High Country Radio News will have more with candidates Hollman and Searcy soon.

You can stream the entire forum with candidates from all contested races online at