MORRISTOWN (WATE) – Voters in Morristown Tuesday night selected a new mayor. Councilman Gary Chesney won the election over incumbent Danny Thomas by a vote of 1098 to 770. Louis Jarvis received 498 votes while Gary Hardin received 290.
Three city council seats were also up for grabs. Ken Smith and Tommy Pedigo won at-large seats over Gene Brooks and Ventrus Norfolk, respectively. in Ward 2, Chris Bivens won over Dennis Wheeler. In Ward 4, Dennis K. Alvis Sr. was unopposed.