Category: Opinion

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 »

Recovery Sentences – Therapy, Work Camp or Sex Trafficking?

While sentencing a meth addict to a recovery facility instead of prison seems like a good choice to benefit both society and the addict, sometimes it is not.  Having worked at a recovery center to collect data on outcomes, a preliminary conclusion…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 »

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 »