Wythe County Delegate Anne B. Crockett-Stark not running for re- - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Wythe County Delegate Anne B. Crockett-Stark not running for re-election

Posted: Updated:

A longtime Wythe County lawmaker and educator plans to end her time at the General Assembly.

6th District Delegate Anne B. Crockett-Stark (R) wrote on her website Wednesday, that she will not run for re-election to the House of Delegates this coming November.

"Having served four terms, I am now moving on to enjoy other adventures that are on my personal "bucket list," Crockett-Stark stated.  "I want to thank the network of family and friends whose support and efforts blessed me and afforded me this great opportunity. It has been such a privilege and a pleasure to serve the Best people in the Commonwealth of Virginia."

Crockett-Stark is in her 8th year serving the 6th District in Richmond.

Prior to her General Assembly service, Crockett-Stark held positions on Wytheville Town Council, and the Wythe County Board of Supervisors.  Her election to Town Council in 1978 made history as the first woman to even win a seat on the council.  In 2003, she became the Wythe County Board of Supervisors' first female chairperson.

Crockett-Stark formed a political power duo in the county with her late husband, Dr. Carl E. Stark, the former longtime Mayor of Wytheville.

Outside of politics, Crockett-Stark found her calling in education.  She served as a language arts teacher and guidance counselor with the Wythe County School System for 32 years.

  • Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians

    Iraq's top Shiite cleric appeals to politicians

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:38:15 GMT
    The United Nations says 1,737 people, mostly civilians, were killed in Iraq in July, marking a dramatic decline from the previous month, when some 2,400 people were killed as Sunni militants swept across large...
    Iraq's most influential Shiite cleric is appealing to politicians not to be "an obstacle" in the process of transition as Iraq nears a deadline to select its next prime minister.
  • 35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels

    35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels

    Friday, August 1 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 11:22:40 GMT
    A three-day cease-fire in the Gaza Strip has gone into effect following heavy Israel-Hamas fighting.
    A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers may have been abducted.
  • Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

    Large expert team reaches Ukraine crash site

    Friday, August 1 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-08-01 10:33:39 GMT
    Ukrainian authorities said Friday that at least 10 government troops were killed in an ambush by pro-Russian separatists in an area near the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but international inspectors...
    A team of several dozen international investigators descended Friday on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine to begin combing an area now designated as a crime scene.
Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.