Updated 8/6/20


Election Day in pandemic times has arrived in Giles County and throughout Tennessee, where voters will decide a heated Republican United States Senate primary and other federal, state, and local contests.
Bill Hagerty and trauma surgeon Manny Sethi are competing to become the GOP nominee in the race to replace retiring Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander.
Polls opened at 8 a.m. today and close statewide at 7 p.m.
The state is encouraging voters to wear masks and following social distancing protocols.
More than 578,000 Tennesseans voted in person or absentee during the two-week early voting period.