Joann Garrell (right) was sworn as the newest member of the Columbus County Board of Elections on Monday, flanked by husband Lewis as Clerk of Court Sheila Pridgen administered the oath.
Garrell, a Republican from Chadbourn, follows Brenden Jones of Tabor City in the seat. Jones resigned last fall.
For more on this, and the board’s work Monday, see the Jan. 15 Tabor-Loris Tribune print edition.
(Deuce Niven photo)