As many have heard, Tennessee Chancellor Robert "Bob" Corlew of Rutherford County is retiring from his position in the courts. Despite his retirement, he is continuing his focus on helping others, as Robert Rickman reports...
Chancellor Corlew is now at the helm of the Lions Club International as Second Vice President.
After serving this current term, Corlew will advance to be the International Lions Club President position in 2017. Making his presidency more unique, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of Lions Clubs International.
The Lions Club International is the largest world wide service organization.
In October of last year, Chancellor Corlew announced that he will retire at the end of his current term and will not seek re-election. Corlew has been on the bench since 1984, and has served as Chancellor since 1990. Few Chancellors in America have served as long as Chancellor Corlew. Robert Rickman, WGNS news.
During his tenure, a number of controversial cases have come before him.
“It has been my sincerest pleasure to serve the people during my thirty years on the bench,” Corlew said. “It has always been my intention to uphold the law, respect all those who come to Court, and to render decisions which are proper under the law and the facts of the cases.”
The general election to feel his seat is this August, which means Corlew's term will end in just one month.
Read more about Chancellor Corelw HERE.