Several Upper Cumberland Counties will see new leadership following Thursday’s election.
Matt Adcock will serve as DeKalb County’s new County Mayor. He defeated challenger Mike Foster. Adcock said he calls the experience humbling.
“I really think DeKalb County has some life-changing things here for our citizens, great opportunities we’re going to take,” Adcock said. “We’re considering building a new school, new roads.”
Incumbent Tim Stribling lost in the primary election.
Warren County will see a new County Executive and Sheriff.
Incumbent County Executive Jimmy Haley lost to Terry Bell, who got 60.5 percent of the votes. Haley received 39.2 percent.
Incumbent Sheriff Tommy Myers lost by 87 votes to Jackie D. Matheny Jr.