Even in East Tennessee, gubernatorial candidates keep Memphis on the mind

By Published: October 10, 2018 3:43 PM CT
Memphis is about a nine-hour drive from Kingsport, but the city’s major topics were still on the minds of Tennessee’s two top gubernatorial candidates in the second gubernatorial debate, an East Tennessee event in which they sparred a bit for the first time.


Bill Lee Dorsey Hopson G.A. Hardaway Karl Dean
Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard

Sam Stockard is a Nashville-based reporter with more than 30 years of journalism experience as a writer, editor and columnist covering the state Legislature and Tennessee politics for The Daily Memphian.

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