Pinkston Running Unopposed for Hamilton County DA

Neal Pinkston, executive assistant in the district attorney's office, will be the next Hamilton County District Attorney since he was the only candidate to file for the seat being vacated by Bill Cox as the noon deadline passed today. Criminal Court Judges Rebecca Stern, Don Poole and Barry Steelman are also unopposed, as are City Judges Sherry Paty and Russell Bean and Chancellor Jeff Atherton. Circuit Court Judge Marie Williams, Neil Thomas and Jeff Hollingsworth also do not have opposition. Visit the Chattanoogan for a summary of campaign filings.