Herenton Will Give State of City Speech on New Year's Day 

Mayor Willie Herenton will host a prayer breakfast January 1st at the Memphis Cook Convention Center at which he will give his State of the City speech. Mayoral aide Gale Jones Carson said Herenton will discuss a "major project" in the speech, but she could not be more specific. The event will be carried live on the web at www.memphistn.gov. starting at 9 a.m. Herenton will be starting his 16th consecutive year as mayor. His fourth term ends in 2007. He has said he will run for a fifth term.

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