McLemore Sworn in as Acting Mayor - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson 05/07/09

McLemore Sworn in as Acting Mayor

Jackson City Council President Leslie McLemore was officially sworn in as acting mayor Thursday.

Mclemore took the oath of office at city hall Friday afternoon.

Judge Henry Clay administered the oath as McLemore's wife Betty held the Bible.

City Council members voted 5 to 1 Wednesday to appoint McLemore as interim mayor. McLemore says he will meet with city department heads in the coming days and plans to keep the normal flow of business.

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