Thursday, May 26, 2011
Augusta County Supervisor Larry Howdyshell calls it quits
The second of seven Augusta County supervisors announced Wednesday night that he would not seek re-election in November. Larry Howdyshell, who represents the North River District, made the announcement during the "Matters To Be Presented By the Board" portion of the supervisor meeting.
Saying he had been thinking about it the past four years, Howdyshell noted that politics in the county had changed along with attitudes, and that he wanted to spend time with his grandchildren.
He didn't elaborate on what the changes were or the attitudes but one big recent issue was the 2009 real estate tax assessments....