Category: Politics

Candidates Campaign Finances

     Candidates Financial Reports   Total Spent Second Quarter Total Spent this Campaign Sherriff      Chris Francis, Incumbent (R) 7,103.19 (mostly refunds to supporters) 12,764.27     Steve Theodoropoulous (R) 2,760.60 24,253.72     Aaron Ellenburg (R) 5.570.00 28,997.69     Jason…Read More »

“Laws For Thee But Not For Me”- Ted Bell Does It Again

  August 10, 2022 Here in Rutherford and McDowell County we don’t have a choice for District Attorney in November. That decision was made by 13% of voters back in May in the Republican primary. Ted Bell who has altered body cam…Read More »

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 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 »

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 »