Commission Selects Beeler for 8th District

Richie Beeler

Commission Chooses Beeler for 8th District

Growth and infrastructure dominate the discussion in filling a vacancy for the rural East Knox sector. Five applicants made their case Wednesday.

by jesse fox mayshark • december 6, 2018

Judge Kristi davis shakes richie beeler's hand just after swearing him in as the new 8th district county commissioner.

Many residents of Knox County’s 8th District may not even realize it yet, but as of 4:03 p.m. on Wednesday they have a new representative on County Commission for the first time in a decade.
Five rounds of voting show fluid factions on County Commission.
Richie Beeler, a pastor at Fairview Baptist Church in Corryton who previously worked in the county Register of Deeds office for 31 years, was appointed after five rounds of voting in a special called Commission meeting to fill the rema...

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