As the clock struck midnight on Jan. 1 it signaled the end of service for some and the beginning for others.

Every two years, the beginning of the year begins a new term for elected officials. Typically, a ceremony is held in the courtroom of the Guadalupe County Courthouse on that first day of the year marking the official start of that term. Just as the coronavirus pandemic has changed the plans on many other events, it did so for the swearing-in ceremony, forcing elected officials to make other arrangements.

Felicia Frazar is the managing editor of the Seguin Gazette. You can e-mail her at felicia.frazar@seguingazette.com .

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