Circuit Court Clerk In Rhea County To Have Competition

Friday, December 06, 2013

Three people have picked up papers to run for Circuit Court clerk in Rhea County, including incumbent Jamie Holloway, a Democrat.

She may face a challenge from fellow Democrat Cheryl Cashman.

Pam Peavyhouse has picked up as a Republican.

Three attorneys have picked up papers for the race for the General Sessions Court judgeship being vacated by Judge Jimmy McKenzie.

They include Democrat J. Shannon Garrison, Republican Carol Barron, and Larry Roddy, who is running as an Independent.

Thus far, County Clerk Linda Shaver, Trustee Neva Webb and Register of Deeds Gladys Best do not have opposition.

District Attorney General Mike Taylor is the only one to pick up thus far in Rhea County for that contest. 

General Sessions Court Judge
J. Shannon Garrsion   D
Carol Barron   R
Larry Roddy   I

Sheriff

Mike Neal   D  (Incumbent)
Jerry Lawrence   R

County Clerk

Linda Shaver   D (I)

Circuit Court Clerk
Jamie Holloway   D  (I)
Cheryl Cashman  D
Pam Peavyhouse  R

District Attorney General
Mike Taylor   D   (I)

Trustee
Neva Webb   D  (I)

Register of Deeds
Gladys Best   R  (I)

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