- Associated Press - Monday, June 1, 2015

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments will meet this month in Memphis to consider applicants for a chancery court vacancy in the 30th Judicial District.

The vacancy was created in April when Shelby County Chancellor Oscar C. Carr III died.

The applicants will be interviewed June 17. A public hearing will start at 9 a.m., when members of the public may express their opinions about the applicants.

The council will forward its nominees to Gov. Bill Haslam for consideration.

The applicants are Stephen H. Biller, Frank S. Cantrell, William Allan Cohn, David Eugene Ferguson, Kimbrough Brown Mullins, James Robert Newsom III and William Michael Richards.

The candidates’ completed applications are at https://TNCourts.gov .

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