Davis takes close race for sheriff

Jimmy Davis, left, gets a congratulatory hug from retiring Sheriff Tim Guider after learning he beat Paul Curtis in the race for Loudon County sheriff.

After 32 years, there will indeed be a new sheriff in Loudon County.

Loudon County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Jimmy Davis pulled out a narrow 4,250-3,995 victory over Paul Curtis in the May 3 primary. Marty Ward finished third with 1,038 votes.

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