Former Sullivan County Judge Dies

Former Sullivan County Criminal Court Judge Edgar Calhoun died Monday (Aug. 6) after a long illness. He was 81. A Scott County native, Calhoun worked in the Tennessee Comptroller's Office after earning his law degree from the University of Tennessee College of Law. He later moved to Kingsport and entered private practice. He worked in the Sullivan County District Attorney General's office before being appointed to the bench in 1976. He held that position until his retirement in August 1994. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. TriCities.com reported the news