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Orth, James seek to retain seats on Gloucester board

Robert “JJ” Orth, Abingdon district representative, and Andy James, Ware district representative on the Gloucester County Board of Supervisors, both announced Monday that they will seek re-election to their respective seats and will be running as independents. If re-elected, the two would serve their third terms on the board.

Both Orth and James emphasized that they want to carry on the legacy of the current board of supervisors’ ability to work together for the betterment of the county.

“We all have very interesting backgrounds, which I think has helped make the board work well together,” Orth said. “They allow us to have different angles to our approaches on various subjects.”

“I feel like we’ve accomplished a lot as a board because of our (ability) to work together on a lot of things,” James added. One of the biggest accomplishments he said has been making life easier for owners of small businesses. “Getting permit...

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