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Lincoln Co. mayor suffers stroke

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Peggy Bevels (Source: lincolncountytngove.com) Peggy Bevels (Source: lincolncountytngove.com)
LINCOLN COUNTY, TN (WAFF) -

The mayor of Lincoln County, Tennessee is being treated in Huntsville Hospital after suffering a stroke.

Workers in Peggy Bevels' office in Fayetteville said she fell ill at home Tuesday.

Courthouse workers plan to gather Thursday at 7:45 a.m. for a short prayer session for Bevels' recovery.

Bevels is running for re-election against four challengers for the position of County Mayor, which is the elected chairperson of the legislative body.

Early voting is already underway for the August 7 election in Tennessee.

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