At the Halls Republican Club on Monday January 19, 2009. The candidates and officeholders went around the room and introduced themselves. Seventh district County Commission appointee candidate Lillian Williams gave some inspiring remarks. Ray H. Jenkins announced his candidacy for Knox County Republican Chairman. State Representative Bill Dunn was introduced. Perjurer Commissioner R. Larry Smith was introduced. Several employees of Register of Deeds Sherry Witt were present and represented their boss. Former Knox County Sheriff Tim Hutchison was present and he spoke. He said that he had been away for a while. He has spent a considerable amount of time in South Carolina. But he announced that He is BACK. He was warmly received.