Maryville’s first female city council member sworn in

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MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — On Tuesday night, Maryville’s first female city council member was sworn in.

“That really is a true honor. It means I get a chance to serve the community in a really unique and great way.”

Sarah Herron – Maryville City Council

Herron said she wore a yellow rose and white suit during her swearing-in to honor the suffragettes who campaigned for the right to vote 100 years ago.

She said that as a city councilwoman she will make sure to bring diverse voices at every opportunity. Her first priority will be making high-speed internet more accessible and affordable.

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