Seven of the eight Newton County officer holders elected to four year terms in November were sworn in Wednesday to their new positions they will take over effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Seven of the eight Newton County officer holders elected to four year terms in November were sworn in Wednesday to their new positions they will take over effective Jan. 1, 2017.
County Clerk Kay Baum administered the oath of office to returning Associate County Commissioners Alan Cook and Jim Jackson, new Assessor Cheryle Perkins and new Surveyor Jerry Wood.