Tag: Rutherford County Sheriff Office

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…..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 »

Searching For Truth…..The District Attorney Race

April 4, 2022 The District Attorney is the lynchpin of our justice system here in Rutherford County as well as in McDowell County.  Many people, however, do not understand exactly what their duties are or how much power they wield. Prosecutors (District…Read More »

Petition Filed To View Body Cam Footage in Ethan Calton Shooting

May 14, 2021 Rutherfordton- Here in Rutherford County we have our own issue with the justice system withholding body cam video. It involves the shooting death of Ethan Calton on December 1st of last year. It has been determined by autopsy that…Read More »

Rutherford County Police Force…..Time For A Change.

11-8-2020   Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office…..corrupt, mismanaged, or simply just overwhelmed? Their Vision Statement is as follows: To be recognized as a leading and professional Office, committed to our citizens and improving the quality of life in our county. “Commitment to our…Read More »