Bedford's Mayor Stepping Aside in 2013

Skip Tharp

Bedford, VA - Skip Tharp announced he will not accept re-appointment as Bedford mayor.

Bedford City Council will select a new mayor January 2. The new mayor will serve only six months until the city reverts to a town July 1.

Tharp, who won re-election to council this month, says he has not decided if he'll run for the new town council or possibly for a town seat on the county board of supervisors.