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Bristol, Tenn. has new mayor and vice mayor

Published On: Jul 02 2013 08:10:47 PM CDT
Updated On: Jul 02 2013 02:50:28 PM CDT
BRISTOL, Tenn. -

The city of Bristol, Tennessee is now under new leadership.

Tuesday night, former councilwoman Michelle Dolan was appointed City Mayor by her council members.

Lea Powers is now the new Vice Mayor of the city.

We caught up with Mayor Dolan and she told News 5 what she plans on accomplishing in her time as mayor. Mayor Dolan went on to say, "We really want to focus on drawing in some mid-sized industrial and manufacturing jobs to the area."

Dolan also wants to improve the housing economy in the city.

Mayor Dolan also tells News 5 she wants to work on ways to encourage more adults to get their GEDs to help improve their chances of gaining employment.