Carson Dailey kicks off campaign for County Commission

By Mike Steely


Carson Dailey, a South Knox County leader and vice chairman of the Board of Zoning and Appeals, kicked off his campaign for the District 9 County Commission seat Thursday evening at the Candora Marble Works in Vestal.  Attending were current 9th District Commissioner Mike Brown and more than 85 county elected officials, friends and supporters.

“It went great,” Dailey said Friday morning. I was especially pleased with the turnout of Vestal neighborhood residents.”

“I love South Knoxville and want to see good, quality growth there,” he told The Focus.

“I’m going to do my best not only for South Knox but also for all of Knox County,” he said.

Dailey has been an active member of the BZA and is also a member of the Knox County Blighted Properties Committee.

A graduate of Doyle High School, he attended Pellissippi State Community College. He and his wife, Tammy, have a son, Jeremy who is a web designer. Tammy works for East Tennessee Medical Group. Carson is a sales manager for Applied Technologies with 38 years of experience.

He started his community service at South Knoxville Church of God as a teenager and was Boy Scout leader.

For 25 years Carson Dailey has been a leader and member of the South Doyle Neighborhood Association and a member of the Governor John Sevier Home Association. He has served as an Ethics Committee member and was appointed to the Board of Zoning Appeals in 2008. He is also a member of the South Knox Republican Club where he has served as president, vice president and is currently treasurer. He was a member of the Neighborhood Conference Committee and a member of the Stock Creek Watershed Task Force.

Carson and Tammy Dailey live at 7508 Government Farm Road in South Knoxville.