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Burgess wins Rutherford Co. Mayor Republican Primary

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Ernest G. Burgess beat Jimmy Evans in the Republican primary for Rutherford County mayor.

With all 48 precincts reported, Burgess received 8,396 votes, 58 percent of the vote, while Evans received 6,094 votes, 42 percent.

He will compete against independents Heather Ann Brown and Teresa St. Clair in August.

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