Elected officials sworn in to office

(PHOTO: Superintendent of Education Teresa McNeece and Sheriff Chris Dickinson are officially sworn into their respective offices by Judge Sharion Aycock during a ceremony that took place in the Itawamba County courtroom on Jan. 2. Each of Itawamba County’s elected officials raised his or her right hand and took an oath to do their best for the county — a promise made before a huge crowd of residents. – photo by Adam Armour)