Jamita Swearengen is new council chair

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 16, 2021 10:22 PM CT | Published: November 16, 2021 10:22 PM CT

The council elected Jamita Swearengen as leader, rejected a convenience store with gas pumps at Broad and Tillman, gave final approval to a downzoning and approved more money for a fix of City Hall’s crumbling marble.


Memphis City Council Jamita Swearengen Martavius Jones Broad Avenue downzoning City Hall Bickford Community Center

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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