Local attorney running for judge
A local attorney has announced he is running for York County common pleas judge.
Chuck Hobbs was raised on a small farm in southern York County and graduated from Kennard-Dale High School, according to his campaign website, VoteChuckHobbs.com.
He and wife Kelly still live on that farm, where they are raising their three children, the website states.
In 2001, Hobbs received a bachelor's degree in political science and public administration from Bloomsburg University, then worked construction in Pittsburgh for several years.
He graduated from Widener University School of Law in 2008 and worked for York attorney Michael Fenton until 2013, when he started the law firm Hobbs & Hunter LLC, according to his website.
In addition to practicing in York County, Hobbs has practiced in Harrisburg's federal court and has worked on cases brought before the Pennsylvania Superior Court and Pennsylvania Supreme Court, his website states.
Hobbs' campaign literature describes him as a constitutional conservative.
"I am prepared to treat everyone with respect and dignity on all sides of the bench and to help lead our community into the future guided by faith and reason," Hobbs states on his campaign website.
Hobbs has done volunteer work in the community, according to his website, including helping "numerous veterans' organizations" and feeding the hungry.
He has a Facebook page dedicated to his campaign called Friends of Chuck Hobbs.
Hobbs' campaign website features a calendar of upcoming campaign events and biographical information.