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Holsclaw Jr. beats Veeneman in 4th state house primary

Holsclaw Jr. beats Veeneman in 4th state house primary

August 8th, 2014 12:19 am by Staff Reports

John B. Holsclaw Jr. ran a strong race in Carter and Unicoi counties to defeat Judy Veeneman in the primary race for the 4th House of Representatives district Thursday.

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Unicoi roundup: 5 new faces on County Commission

Unicoi roundup: 5 new faces on County Commission

August 8th, 2014 12:13 am by Brad Hicks

It was already known that big changes were in store for the Unicoi County Commission with Thursday's general election, and five new members will join the nine-member panel.

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Harris ousts Wolfe on state GOP committee

Harris ousts Wolfe on state GOP committee

August 8th, 2014 12:08 am by Max Hrenda

Tennessee's Republican Executive Committee received a new member after District 3's challenger earned a strong showing of support from Carter County.

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Lunceford defeats incumbent Carter Co. Sheriff Mathes in rematch

Lunceford defeats incumbent Carter Co. Sheriff Mathes in rematch

August 8th, 2014 12:05 am by Nathan Baker

Retired State Trooper Dexter Lunceford again fended Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes to take the incumbent's seat in Thursday night's General Election.

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Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

Lightning rod state Sen. Stacey Campfield blasted out in primary

August 7th, 2014 11:56 pm by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Controversial lawmaker who often drew the ire of his own GOP colleagues

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Washington County roundup: County Commission, School Board shaken up

Washington County roundup: County Commission, School Board shaken up

August 7th, 2014 11:55 pm by Max Hrenda and Gary B. Gray

Though Thursday's election saw plenty of shake-ups, landslides and upsets, certain offices were secure before voters went to the polls.

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2nd term for Van Huss as he picks off Stout

2nd term for Van Huss as he picks off Stout

August 7th, 2014 11:42 pm by Gary B. Gray

Incumbent state Rep. Micah Van Huss, R-6th, gained sophomore status in the Tennessee Legislature Thursday, besting fellow Republican and Johnson City Vice Mayor Clayton Stout.

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Most results in: Clark re-elected as District Attorney General by nearly 2-1 margin

Most results in: Clark re-elected as District Attorney General by nearly 2-1 margin

August 7th, 2014 11:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Early vote totals for District Attorney General for the First Judicial District appeared to be heavily in favor of incumbent Tony Clark, but all four counties in the district had not reported all votes by the Press deadline.

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Lynch squeaks out 3-vote victory for Unicoi Co. mayor

Lynch squeaks out 3-vote victory for Unicoi Co. mayor

August 7th, 2014 11:22 pm by Brad Hicks

Greg Lynch bested a familiar opponent by a mere three votes in Thursday's general election to retain his job for another four years.

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Matthew Hill survives challenge from Carriger

Matthew Hill survives challenge from Carriger

August 7th, 2014 11:10 pm by Gary B. Gray

Incumbent state Rep. Matthew Hill, R-7th, bested challenger Phil Carriger in Thursday's state primary, moving him into 109th General Assembly as the district's East Tennessee representative.

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