Local attorney Terry Rose won Tuesday’s judicial primary for district court judge.
Rose defeated challenger Charlene Nelson in the three county race covering Johnston, Harnett and Lee counties.
Rose received 67 percent of the vote total to Nelson’s 33 percent, in unofficial results.
In Johnston County, Rose had 11,767 votes and Nelson 5,020. In Lee County, Rose received 1,923 votes and Nelson 1,318. In Harnett County, Rose garnered 5,367 votes to Nelson’s 2,954.
Rose has been an attorney for the past 27 years. She graduated from North Johnston High School and the Lenoir Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. She completed her Undergraduate and Graduate School at East Carolina University. She also graduated from North Carolina Central Law School.
Rose is a member of the Pine Level Missionary Baptist Church.