GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Some new and re-elected sheriffs around the region are taking their oaths of office Monday.
On Nov. 29, the State Board of Elections unanimously certified the results of the 2022 general election in North Carolina.
Here’s a look at what local officials said as they were sworn in Monday. This story will be updated as more ceremonies happen.
PAULA DANCE, PITT COUNTY SHERIFF
Paula Dance was sworn in for her second term as Pitt County’s sheriff.
JACKIE ROGERS, LENOIR COUNTY SHERIFF
Jackie Rogers was sworn in Monday as Lenoir County’s newly-elected sheriff.
CHRIS THOMAS, ONSLOW COUNTY SHERIFF
Chris Thomas took his oath of office and replaced Hans Miller as sheriff. Miller chose to retire and not seek reelection.