Jones County elected officials take oath of office - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Jones County elected officials take oath of office

Dal Williamson takes oath of office as Circuit Court Judge Dal Williamson takes oath of office as Circuit Court Judge
Honorable Frank McKenzie takes oath of office as Chancellor Honorable Frank McKenzie takes oath of office as Chancellor
Gaylon Harper takes oath of office as County and Youth Court Judge Gaylon Harper takes oath of office as County and Youth Court Judge
Concetta brooks taking oath of office as Chancery Clerk Concetta brooks taking oath of office as Chancery Clerk
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Four elected officials took their oath of office Monday inside the Jones County courthouse.

The county's newest judge, Dal Williamson was first to be sworn in, administered by Honorable Jess Dickinson.

After Judge Williamson, Honorable Frank McKenzie took his fifth oath of office as Wayne and Jones County Chancellor. Honorable Gaylon Harper took his sixth and final oath of office as County and Youth Court Judge following Judge McKenzie.

Concetta Brooks also took her oath of Chancery Clerk, which was administered by Judge McKenzie.

New Jones County Circuit Court Judge Dal Williamson said his first day of court is scheduled for January 5.

Copyright 2014 WDAM. All rights reserved.


  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Hattiesburg Police PAL program aims to encourage children

    Hattiesburg Police PAL program aims to encourage children

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 10:55 PM EST2017-12-13 03:55:02 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

    It was a gang related crime spree that spiraled out of control in Hattiesburg Monday. Now the councilman from that ward is speaking out. Hattiesburg's Ward 5 Councilman Nicholas Brown gave his thoughts about the acts of violence. While he hopes his words help curb the violence, WDAM goes inside the Hattiesburg Police Athletic League, to learn more about the program aimed at preventing future teens from going down a violent path. Councilman Nicholas Brown said, "I want to call ou...

    More >>

    It was a gang related crime spree that spiraled out of control in Hattiesburg Monday. Now the councilman from that ward is speaking out. Hattiesburg's Ward 5 Councilman Nicholas Brown gave his thoughts about the acts of violence. While he hopes his words help curb the violence, WDAM goes inside the Hattiesburg Police Athletic League, to learn more about the program aimed at preventing future teens from going down a violent path. Councilman Nicholas Brown said, "I want to call ou...

    More >>
  • Columbia businesses team up to decorate downtown for Christmas

    Columbia businesses team up to decorate downtown for Christmas

    Tuesday, December 12 2017 9:10 PM EST2017-12-13 02:10:40 GMT
    Columbia is shining a little brighter tonight thanks to a generous donation. It's starting to look a lot like Christmas in Columbia thanks to two businessman. One of those men, Nick Ingram, said it was all about Columbia. "Over the last 18 months or so, we've been working really hard to create opportunities for business owners to grow and to locate their businesses in downtown Columbia," Ingram said. One of the first things they did was a car show that was s...More >>
    Columbia is shining a little brighter tonight thanks to a generous donation. It's starting to look a lot like Christmas in Columbia thanks to two businessman. One of those men, Nick Ingram, said it was all about Columbia. "Over the last 18 months or so, we've been working really hard to create opportunities for business owners to grow and to locate their businesses in downtown Columbia," Ingram said. One of the first things they did was a car show that was s...More >>
  • 9th suspect arrested in gang-related triple shooting in Hattiesburg, charges added

    9th suspect arrested in gang-related triple shooting in Hattiesburg, charges added

Powered by Frankly