Mayors Join in Moment of Silence

Communications Director

Kristin Farley
(865) 215-2589

400 Main St., Room 691
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Mayors Join in Moment of Silence

Posted: 01/02/2007
Knox County and City Governments join the nation in mourning the death of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford.

On Tuesday, January 2nd at 10:25 a.m., Knox County Mayor Mike Ragsdale and Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam conducted a moment of silence on the lawn of the City County Building to coincide with the beginning of the state funeral.

A closing prayer was delivered by Knox County Sheriff's Department Chaplain Larry Cash. Immediately following, a broadcast of the funeral can be viewed in the Main Assembly Room.

All City and County offices will be open Tuesday, January 2nd.