Marion County Mayor John Graham lost the Democratic primary today to David Jackson.
Jackson took 1,703 votes. Graham had 1,676.
Jackson will face lone Republican primary candidate Paul West, who took 485 votes, in the August general election.
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 ...