5 Apply for Supreme Court Opening

Five applicants will be considered for a vacancy on the Tennessee Supreme Court when the Governor’s Commission for Judicial Appointments meets March 5 in Nashville. The candidates are Jeffrey S. Bivins, Gerardo A. Gonzalez, Linda W. Knight, Paul C. Ney Jr. and Larry K. Scroggs. The vacancy was created by the announcement from Justice William C. Koch Jr. that he will retire in July. The Administrative Office of the Courts has more.