Polk County totals show that Mayor Hoyt Firestone has won Democratic primary with 1,754 votes.
Fellow Democrat Blake Rymer came in second with 1,262.
Republican candidates David Dishman and Scott Yates split the primary.
Scott Yates took 298 votes and David Dishman took 232.
he was an August general election with Scott Yates.
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 ...