Taking the oath of office
Last updated 11/30/2021 at 5:34pm
Newly elected council members Frederick Hinton (from left), Mayor Sharon Thompson and Cory Applegate pose for photos in council chambers after taking their respective oaths of office on Nov. 23. Gordon Rick, who was elected to represent Ward 1, was out of town for Thanksgiving and will be sworn in at the first council meeting in December.
At right, City Clerk Silvia Huffman reads the oath to Hinton.
The crowd was standing room only as newly elected council members and mayor took their oaths of office in Fountain City Hall on Nov. 23. Friends, family and supporters enjoyed refreshments afte...