Mayor Larry Armstrong was born and raised in Hayden, Alabama where is still resides with his wife, June. He is the father to his son, Allen Armstrong and his daughter, Angie Bartlett. As the owner of Armstrong General Store from 1972 to 2000, serving and helping the people of the Hayden area has always been a way of life for him. In addition to his six years of service with the Alabama National Guard, Larry has served as the Mayor of Hayden for more than 18 years. In addition to being Mayor, he retired from AAA Cooper Transportation Company with thirty years of service. Larry’s previous service to the Blount County area also includes serving as the former President of the Hayden Lions Club and former Fire Chief of the West Blount Fire Department. Currently he is a member of the State of Alabama Republican Party Executive Committee, Vice Chairman of the Blount County Republican Party and a member of the West Blount Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time Larry enjoys flying his airplane, building homes in his subdivision development and spending time with his family.