Category: Crime

Community: **Murder Suspect Indicted**

On March 20th, 2023, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigation Division, received information that a subject was potentially missing from the Ellenboro area. Phillip Cullen Burr had reportedly not been heard from since November of 2021. Investigators contacted a family member…Read More »

Horrific Conditions In Rutherford County Jail

I have repeatedly written about my concerns in the jail over the years. Since Sheriff Ellenburg ran on a promise of transparency I requested to be allowed to actually tour the dentition facility so I could give a first hand account of…Read More »

Editorial: Blind Injustice

No judge or clerk of court ever accused, charged  or convicted lawyers Krinn Evans or Andrew LaBreche before recusing to hear their cases. These elected court officials  just refused to hear cases without explanation. That is until listed in LaBreche’s law suit…Read More »

Claude Keever Receives Plea Deal for Multiple Sex Offenses Against Children

**Opinion** 10-16-2022 Original articles concerning this case. ”WLOS: Feb. 1, 2021: On July 20, 2020, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office received a report alleging that Claude Linden Keever had committed the offense of taking Indecent Liberties with a Child, NCGS§ 14-202.1, a felony…Read More »