Showing posts from July, 2017

Oath of Office 2017

Mayor Elect Quincy Rogers along with Tina Speights Holder, Audrey Young Davis and Jonathan Griffith will take the Oath of Office on Monday, July 3, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Church of the Way, 884 E. Main Street, Lumberton, MS 39455. Johnny Buckley and Susan Crittenden decided to take their oath at 11:00 a.m. at City Hall with Judge Bill Anderson presiding. I'm not certain why they opted to hold a separate ceremony but it shows that there's already some division with the new board. After every election, the Board of Alderpersons always had their ceremony with the Mayor elect. I remember when Mayor Miriam Holder took her Oath of Office at the 5th Avenue Community Center, EVERY board member was in attendance. When Ben Winston was elected as Mayor of Lumberton, EVERY board member attended the swearing in ceremony at the Ben Barrett Community Center. Now that we have a board that has pledged to Work Together to Move Lumberton Forward, the two incumbents opted to hold a…