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Heflin sworn in as Bethune councilman again
John Heflin Sworn In
Bethune Councilman John Heflin takes the oath of office from Judge Cody Mitchell as Town Clerk Gayle Rogerson holds the Bible. Heflin was the only candidate to file for the unfinished term of Councilwoman Beverly Farmer, who resigned in March. This is his second time serving on council. - photo by Gary Phillips
The town of Bethune welcomed a new councilman to the local government Thursday night, but he’s a familiar face. John Heflin served on council previously for eight years and was sworn in by Judge Cody Mitchell at a special council meeting Thursday. Heflin fills the council vacancy left by former Councilwoman Beverly Farmer’s resignation in March.