Sabrena Turner is leading the Republican primary for the District 7 seat of the Hamilton County Commission.
With 72 of 130 precincts reporting, Turner has 1,054 votes. Phil Smartt has 432 votes and Perry Perkins has 357 votes.
In the District 7 Democratic primary, Ezra Maize is leading with 142 votes over Don Brown's 113 votes.
The primary winners will face off in the August general election.
Kevin rejoined the Times Free Press in August 2011 as the Southeast Tennessee K-12 education reporter. He worked as an intern in 2009, covering the communities of Signal Mountain, Red Bank, Collegedale and Lookout Mountain, Tenn. A native Kansan, Kevin graduated with bachelor's degrees in journalism and sociology from the University of Kansas. After graduating, he worked as an education reporter in Hutchinson, Kan., for a year before coming back to Chattanooga. Honors include a ...