Marion County Mayor John Graham took a 60 vote edge against challenger David Jackson in the county's Democratic primary.
Early and absentee vote totals show Graham with 639 votes and Jackson with 579.
The lone candidate Paul West in the Republican county mayor race took 154 votes.
Alex Green joined the Times Free Press staff full-time in January 2014 after completing the paper's six-month, general assignment reporter internship. Alex grew up in Dayton, Tenn., which is also where he studied journalism at Bryan College. He graduated from Rhea County High School in 2008. During college, Alex covered the city of Graysville and the town of Spring City for The Herald-News. As editor-in-chief of Bryan College's student news group, Triangle, Alex reported on ...