Adam Lowe, who was recently chosen vice chairman of the Bradley County Commission, announced on Monday that he will not seek re-election to his District 4 seat in next year's election.
He said he expects to serve the community "in some capacity" in the future.
Commissioner Jeff Yarber, who was replaced as vice chairman by Commissioner Lowe, praised him for his abilities to express himself well on issues facing the commission.
Also, Commission Chairman Louie Alford noted that one of the commissioners had been honored at the recent meeting of the Tennessee County Officials Association.
He said Commissioner Bill Ledford of District 5 was recognized for his 42 years on the commission.
Chairman Alford presented the citation to Commissioner Ledford.