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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Sep 14, 2020

The City of Newport Board of Mayor and Aldermen has appointed local attorney Brittany Wild Vick as the city’s next municipal judge. Vick was chosen over two other candidates, Carty McSween and Assistant District Attorney Joann Sheldon, The Newport Plain Talk reports. The seat had been vacant since the death of Judge Vida Bell. Vick, a graduate of the Nashville School of Law, will maintain her general law practice in Newport in addition to serving as municipal judge. She also is the current vice president of the Cocke County Bar Association.