Franklin residents might see new city representation after the Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted for new ward maps for the city on a first reading.       

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  • EXPLAINER: What is the difference between an alderman and a council member?
    When deciding who will run their communities, voters will choose their preferred council members, aldermen or commissioners – but what do those terms mean, and what are the differences in them?
    08/4/2022 - 4:45 am | View Link
  • Corinth elects mayor, alderman at large race tied until Tuesday
    Corinth Police Chief Ralph Dance will be the city's next mayor, but a couple of candidates in another race will have to wait until next week to find out who ...
    08/2/2022 - 11:32 am | View Link
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  • Black Wide-Awake | Documents of Historical and Genealogical Interest to ...
    Wilson Daily Times, 29 August 1935.. In 1935, William H. Barnes‘ selection for jury duty made the news after county commissioners determined that “negroes were to be included in the jury lists of the County.” In the 1880 census of Sauls Crossroads, Wayne County: farmer Samuel Barnes, 37; wife Jane, 34; and children Robert, 14, Frances, 11, Ora, 9, Bettey, 6, William, 2, and Annie, 1.
    08/13/2022 - 10:03 pm | View Website
  • Chuy García
    Meanwhile, Washington's allies had sued the city in federal court, claiming that the ward map drawn up after the 1980 Census had unfairly dispersed black and Hispanic voters. At that time, whites were about 40% of the city's population, blacks were also about 40%, and Hispanics were about 15%, but there were 33 white aldermen, only 16 blacks and just 1 Hispanic.
    08/13/2022 - 9:10 am | View Website
  • Everett, Massachusetts
    Everett is a city in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, directly north of Boston, bordering the neighborhood of Charlestown.The population was 49,075 at the time of the 2020 United States Census.. Everett was the last city in the United States to have a bicameral legislature, which was composed of a seven-member Board of Aldermen and an eighteen-member Common Council.
    08/11/2022 - 9:58 pm | View Website
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