Author: Deborah Keller

About Deborah Keller

Medical Correspondent/Independent Journalist, Author, BS in Health Services, ADN Registered Nurse (specializing in critical care), Duke University Certified Nonprofit Manager, Former EMT-I and EMT Instructor, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Costumer, and Media Consultant.

Commissioners Vote To Move 911 Operations From Sheriff’s Office Control To County.

June 8,2022 At the scheduled Monday night Commissioners meeting the Commissioners voted to move control of the 911 Operations Center to the County Manager, effective July 1st. County Manager Steve Garrison brought this item before the commissioners as the last item on…Read More »

Ted Bell ….Accountability Will Come

  May 18,2022 The Republican primary is over and Ted Bell has won yet again. There was a total of 12,433 votes cast for District Attorney in the District 29A Republican primary out 57,776 eligible voters. Ted Bell received 7562 votes making…Read More »

Ted Bell Enrages Family Of Murder Victim In Campaign Post

May 15, 2022 On Friday the residents of both Rutherford and McDowell counties received not one but two political mailers from D.A. Ted Bell. As you may recall the first mailer sent out was shown to be false. He was not unanimously…Read More »

Ted Bell And Snakes In The Grass

  May 13, 2022 When I was quite young I remember my great-grandmother and her neighbor referring to a man they knew as a snake in the grass. I actually was deathly afraid of snakes so I asked her if there were…Read More »

Rutherford County Sheriff Primary Election….Two Good Men.

May 12, 2022 Most of our focus in this primary has been on the District Attorney race, as the winner of it will determine the office. That does not mean that the other races are not important, especially the Sheriff’s race. This…Read More »

Reposted Ted Bell Column: Power Can Corrupt……

April 8, 2022 While investigating what goes on in the District Attorney’s office, it seems that whatever Ted Bell says goes (even though he tries to say the State dictates most of his decisions.) Yesterday during my questioning about how things work…Read More »

Ted Bell’s Million Dollar Marion Mansion?

May 10, 2022 I have been surprised at how many people thought District Attorney Ted Bell still lived in Rutherfordton. I guess it’s not surprising since his children still attend Thomas Jefferson in Mooresboro but in fact he now lives in Marion…Read More »

Ted Bell…..A Mother’s Plea

May 9, 2022 On this past Mother’s Day I could not help but think about all the other mothers who have lost a child.  It is always a day filled with love but tinged with sadness. I lost my child after a…Read More »

Silence Speaks Volumes When It Comes To Politically Endorsing D.A. Ted Bell

  May 6, 2022 As everyone in District Attorney Ted Bell’s district is aware Mr. Bell recently sent out a district wide political mailer stating that the heads of all law enforcement unanimously endorsed him in the race for the office of…Read More »

Ted Bell…….Why?

May 4, 2022 So many questions persist about District Attorney Ted Bell. The biggest ones concern why Ted Bell does the things he does. Why does Ted Bell feel community activities are more important than the job he was elected and gets…Read More »