New Pike County Commissioner Takes Over

Troy, AL (WSFA) - A new Pike County commissioner took office on Monday.

On MOnday, Oren Fannin was sworn in as the commissioner of district 6. Fannin replaces Karen Berry, who was ordered to vacate the seat. A judge ruled last week illegal votes were cast for Berry and Fannin obtained the majority of legal votes.

With democrat Oren Fannin taking the seat, the commission will now be split 4-2 giving the democratic party the majority.