The Jacksonville State University Candidate Forum is coming up. City council and school board candidates will participate in the forum. The agenda will include one-minute introductions from each of the candidates, followed by one-minute presentations of the candidates' views on topics. The evening will wrap up with one-minute closing statements from the candidates. The forum will take place August 9 at 7 p.m., at the Ernest Stone Performing Arts Center. Admission is open to the public.