Absentee voting for residents who will be out of town on the South Carolina presidential primary selection days may participate by voting an absentee ballot. Absentee voting is underway.
The Republican Party primary is Saturday Feb. 20 and the Democratic Party primary is Feb. 27.
Five public officials were sworn in during City Council’s first meeting this year on Jan. 12.
Mayor Rick Danner and council members Jay Arrowood (District 1), Kimberly Bookert (District 3) and Wryley Bettis (District 5) were all given the oath by Municipal Judge Hank Nimz. They will all serve four-year terms.