Frierson to be Sworn in Thursday

Chancellor Thomas R. “Skip” Frierson will be sworn in as the newest judge on the Tennessee Court of Appeals Thursday at 2 p.m. Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade will administer the oath of office. Frierson was appointed to the court last week by Gov. Bill Haslam. He replaces Judge Herschel P. Franks, who retired at the end of 2012. The ceremony will take place at the Supreme Court Building in Knoxville. The Administrative Office of the Courts reported the news.