Hollis L. Tharpe was elected Mayor of Front Royal effective January 1, 2017. Prior to that time, he served on the Front Royal Town Council from 2000-2004 and 2010-2016, including two years as Vice Mayor.
Mayor Tharpe is a native of Front Royal. He is self-employed as owner/President of Tharpe’s Novelties. Mr. Tharpe is a member of the American Legion Post #53, the Front Royal/Warren County Humane Society, BPOE Elks Lodge #2382, and the Front Royal Moose Lodge #829. Mayor Tharpe and his wife, Debbie, reside on Charles Street. They have four daughters, 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.