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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 12, 2016

Knox County Commission Chairman Dave Wright says he will wait until hearing from the state that the position held by outgoing state Rep. Joe Armstrong is vacant before calling a commission meeting to decide whether to fill the seat before the Nov. 8 election. Armstrong announced his departure last Thursday. Knox County Democrats have selected Rick Staples to replace Armstrong on the ballot. Armstrong faces a sentencing hearing Nov. 30, Knoxnews reports.