CARLISLE — The swearing-in of local officials continues today as the mayor and two members of the Carlisle Town Council are sworn in to begin their new terms in office.
Before they can begin their terms, all elected government officials, including incumbents, must be sworn in after winning election or reelection.
This past week, Union County Sheriff David Taylor and Union County Clerk of Court were sworn in during ceremonies in the main courtroom of the Union County Courthouse. During the ceremony Taylor was sworn in, the deputies, reserve deputies, jailers and administrative staff of the sheriff’s office were also sworn in.
The swearing-in of government officials continues today at 2 p.m. at the Carlisle Town Hall when Gault will swear in Mayor Mary Ferguson-Glenn and town council members Ronnie “Motorcar” Lyles and Maxine Spencer. Once they are sworn in, Ferguson will begin her second term as mayor while Lyles and Spencer will begin their fourth and third terms, respectively.
Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.
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