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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Apr 4, 2014

Criminal Court Judge E. Eugene Eblen, Chancellor Frank V. Williams III and District Attorney General Russell Johnson have their 9th Judicial District jobs for another eight years, as no opponents qualified for their seats in the Aug. 7 general elections before yesterday’s noon deadline. Public Defender Joe M. Walker is being challenged by current Roane County Circuit Court Clerk Kim R. Nelson. William T. "Tom" McFarland, now the Roane County attorney, and Mike S. Pemberton are running for the Circuit Court post now held by Russell Simmons, who is retiring effective Aug. 30. Visit Knoxnews for more election coverage.