Joe Ford sworn in as Shelby County mayor - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Joe Ford sworn in as Shelby County mayor

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC-TV) - Joe Ford was officially sworn in Thursday as interim mayor of Shelby County.

Ford was appointed last month by the Shelby County Commission to serve as the county's interim mayor. He will finish out the final year of A C Wharton's term.

Wharton left in October to become the mayor of Memphis.

He was in attendance for Thursday's ceremony.

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