Seven elected officials were sworn into office for four-year terms on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at the Sumter County Judicial Center.
Sumter County Council Chairman James T. McCain Jr. welcomed everyone before the Rev. James Goodman offered an invocation.
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard posted the colors and Inv. Kyle Hake sang the National Anthem.
S.C. Supreme Court Associate Justice George James Jr. swore into office Clerk to Court Jamie Campbell and then Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis.
Justice James then swore into office newly elected Councilman Carlton Washington.
Councilman Jimmy Byrd, Councilwoman Vivian Fleming-McGhaney and Councilman Eugene Baten were then sworn into office by Justice James.Sumter County Coroner Robbie Baker was sworn into office and Justice James then concluded the brief ceremony.