3 Names Go to Governor for 1st District Seat

The Judicial Nominating Commission has submitted three names to Gov. Bill Haslam for the Chancery Court vacancy in the 1st Judicial District: Gregory H. Bowers, Allen, Nelson & Bowers; John Chase Rambo, Washington County; and Regina L. Shepherd, Rice & Shepherd. The commission met today in Johnson City to hold a public hearing and conduct interviews of candidates for the vacancy in the district that serves Carter, Johnson, Unicoi and Washington counties. The vacancy is being created by the retirement of Chancellor G. Richard Johnson, effective June 30.