Three applicants from a pool of 11 for the Eastern Section of the Tennessee Appeals Court have been selected.
The Judicial Nominating Commission chose Chancellor Jerri S. Bryant, of Athens, along with Chancellor Thomas Frierson of Morristown and State Sen. Mike Faulk of Church Hill among.
The three will now be reviewed by Gov. Bill Haslam for his selection to fill the open position created by the retirement of Judge Herschel P. Franks.
For more details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.
Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...