Tomlinson sworn in as Columbus mayor

By Web Staff – email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Monday evening, the city of Columbus swore in its first female mayor.

Teresa Tomlinson was elected in a runoff between her and Zeph Baker at the end of November.

Tomlinson is the city's 69th mayor. The historic event took place before a crowd of hundreds.

It was also the first time the event could be seen on live television.

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