|More candidates qualify|
Josh Blanchard, Cocke County Administrator of Elections announced Tuesday that Circuit Court Bailiff Bryan Murr has qualified to run for Sheriff on the May Republican Primary ballot. Murr earlier had previously picked up qualifying papers to run for Sheriff as an Independent candidate in the August General Election. In addition, former General Sessions Judge Marcus Mooneyham has qualified as an independent candidate for County Mayor. Thursday at noon is the deadline to file petitions for Circuit Court Judge Part I and Part II, County Mayor, County Trustee, Sheriff, Circuit Court Clerk, Sessions Court Clerk, County Clerk, Register of Deeds and County Superintendent of Roads.