Larry Moore Appointed to Ward 4 City Council Seat

During tonight’s Charleston City Council meeting, Councilwoman Tiffany Wesley-Plear announced her resignation from Charleston City Council. Her resignation comes as she takes a job with the State of West Virginia. At the Council meeting, Larry Moore was nominated and unanimously approved to take her place as representative for Ward 4.


“Larry Moore is a community advocate that works with our youth and is actively engaged in our school system,” said Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. “I look forward to working with Councilman Moore and further engaging the West Side community.”


Larry Moore is a 1997 graduate of Capital High School, went to Marshall University for undergraduate studies, holds a master’s degree from Marshall University in special education and a master’s degree from West Virginia State University in school administration. He currently teaches resource and history special education at Capital High School and coaches football and track. Moore is the Vice President of the Keep Your Faith Corporation and works with their workforce initiative, mental health outreach and the West Side Grow program.


Also, during the meeting, the CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) Act bill passed unanimously. This bill updates the Charleston Human Rights Ordinance to include protections against discrimination based on hair textures and protective hairstyles.