Welcome to the board

(Hal Nunn for North State Journal)

The City of Raeford swore in Ricky Sandy, Johnny Boyles and Jackie McKinnon-McLean as the three newest City Council members Monday night.

Left to right: Ricky Sandy, Wayne Willis, Johnny Boyles, Dennis Baxley-City Manager, Jackie McKinnon-McLean, Mayor John K. McNeill III and Charles Allen.

At the first meeting, Allen was elected Mayor Pro-Tem and Boyles was elected to the Lumber River Council of Government Board.

Outgoing board members John Jordan, Mary Neil King and Bobby Conoly represented a combined 63 years on City Council.