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NEWLY ELECTED & RE-ELECTED DOUGLAS COUNTY OFFICIALS TO BE SWORN IN DURING DECEMBER 27TH CEREMONY


Douglasville, GA - The Douglas County Communications and Community Relations Department through the Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the official ceremonial swearing in ceremony for all newly and re-elected public officials will be on Thursday evening, December 27th, at 6:00 p.m. in Citizen's Hall of the Douglas County Courthouse located at 8700 Hospital Drive, Douglasville, Ga. 30134.

The formal ceremony is open to the public. The event will also be broadcast live on dctv23, the Douglas County government access cable television channel, and simulcast on the County website at Celebratedouglascounty.com. It will also be recorded for later re-broadcast.

Officials who will be sworn in during the ceremony are:

  • Honorable Susan Camp, Chief Magistrate

  • Honorable Tarenia Carthan, District 3 Commissioner-elect, Douglas County Board of Commissioner

  • Honorable Sonya Compton, Solicitor General

  • Honorable Henry Mitchell III, District 1 Commissioner, Douglas County Board of Commissioner

  • Honorable Ann Jones Guider, District 4, Commissioner, Douglas County Board of Commissioner

  • Honorable D.T. Jackson, Sr.; Tracy Rookard; and Michelle Simmons, Members, Douglas County Board of Education

Each official will be introduced and invited to take the Oath of Office, then invited to make brief remarks to the citizens of the County. The Oath Officiant will be delivered by Probate Judge Hal Hamrick. The program's Master of Ceremonies will be Douglas County Communications and Community Relations Director Rick Martin. All offices are effective at 12:00 a.m., January 1st, 2019, and all terms of office run for four years.

The Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, Dr. Romona Jackson Jones, is hosting a reception in honor of all the officials sworn in on the 3rd floor of the atrium immediate following the swearing in ceremony.





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