KNOXVILLE (WATE) -- Acting Knox County Trustee Mike Lowe says he's leaving the office to pursue real estate development.
Lowe was ousted from the office by term limits in 2007 but was named acting trustee after the Sunshine Trial.
He says he'd planned to leave last year but decided to stay and help with the transition.
Lowe tells 6 News he's proud of his accomplishments over the last 30 years.
He also says he won't rule out getting back into politics sometime in the future.