ERWIN, Tenn. (WJHL) — Garland “Bubba” Evely has been re-elected mayor of Unicoi County. 

After running unopposed in the May Republican primary, Evely defeated independent candidate Bralen Diamond by winning 83% of the vote in the August general election.

Evely has served as Unicoi County mayor since 2018.

His new term will begin Sept. 1.

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