Pearl River Mayor David McQueen was sworn in for his second term at a ceremony held Jan. 5 at the Pearl River Lions Club. The town's Board of Alderman, as well as new Pearl River Police Chief Jack Sessions, also took their oaths of office at the ceremony.

McQueen is in his second term as mayor and Sessions is a first-term police chief.

Three aldermen retained their seats (Bridget Bennett, David McGregor and Kathryn Walsh,) while Angel Galloway and Joe Lee are new to the board.