Port Allen new mayor set to be sworn-in

Richard Lee III
Richard Lee III

PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) - Port Allen's new mayor will take the oath of office Tuesday.

Richard Lee III, a retired police officer, was voted in earlier this month.

A special council meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., where Lee will be sworn-in as the mayor.

He said his focus will be healing divides created over the past year and portraying the city in a positive light.

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