Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

A sad day for City Hall as Sylvia McCann takes a Covid-19 related early retirement


Sylvia McCann, front, center, with Hohenwald City Mayor Danny McKnight outside of City Hall surrounded by friends and co-workers that include, from left, Jeanie Hamm, Kyle Hamm, McKnight, Crystal Dunn, Amy Nicholson, McCann, Amanda Dunn, Baylee Clayton, Jane Wayland, Sylvia's granddaughter, Reagan McCann, and Randy Hinson.

There really wasn't a dry eye at City Hall this past Monday when the much loved and respected Sylvia McCann came in to say her goodbyes to fellow workers and to accept her early retirement from City Hall. Now on a walker and with oxygen, she slowly worked her way around everyone to say goodbye.

"She is the most amazing person," said close friend Sandra Thompson. "I used to regularly have to go to City Hall to try and work out some people's rent, or to get it put on again, and always I would talk with Sylvia. She could handle and do everything, and I don't remember any time during those year...

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