Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

CHARLESTON ; Four-Term Councilman Resigns; Miller Cites Health Issues as Reason for Stepping Down

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

CHARLESTON ; Four-Term Councilman Resigns; Miller Cites Health Issues as Reason for Stepping Down

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A longtime Charleston City Councilman announced his resignation on Monday.

Councilman John H. Miller, who was elected four times, said in a letter that his resignation is due to health issues. Miller hadn't attended a Council meeting since early October, according to City Clerk J.B. Akers.

He was first elected in 2003 to represent Kanawha City in what was then the 18th Ward and served more than 13 years on Council, according to a news release from the city.

Since the 2015 election, Miller has represented the 17th Ward due to boundary changes and redistricting. Ward 17 includes most of Kanawha City between MacCorkle Avenue and the Kanawha River.

Miller is a retired educator who became well known in the city for his televised public service announcements that said, "It's 10 p. …

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