Business promotion promised as Quitman officials sworn in
ANOTHER TERM n Quitman Mayor Tommy Blackburn, left, is congratulated by the Rev. Mitchell McDonald, right, after swearing in ceremonies Sunday in Quitman. Looking on is city attorney Nick Kramer. Photo by Steve Swogetinsky/The Meridian Star
By Steve Swogetinsky/The Meridian Star
July 2, 2001
The town of Quitman's city government has its work cut out during the next four years, according to Mayor Tommy Blackburn.
Blackburn and the aldermen were sworn in Sunday afternoon during a ceremony at the Quitman Depot.
The members of the Quitman Board of Aldermen were also sworn in. New to the board are Ward 4 Alderman Lavon Wade and Robert Donald, alderman at-large. Those beginning new terms are: Joe Brooks, Ward 1; Jock Young, Ward 2; and Helen Ann Beeman, Ward 3.
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