Tag: rutherford county

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 »

WCAB-Jim Bishop To Not Air District Attorney Candidates For 2022 Primary

April 16, 2022 The District Attorney race is heating up for the 2022 Primary on May 17, 2022. Current District Attorney Ted Bell is running for re-election against Marion criminal attorney Krinn Evans. There has been much controversy about how incumbent D.A.…Read More »

Opinion: How Does (former) Judge Pool Just Walk Away?

April 12, 2022 Like so many here in Rutherford and McDowell County I have so many questions about how former Judge Randy Pool just “walked” away from any criminal charges for his behavior. (See link from Judicial Standards Commission here) Mr. Bell goes…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 »

4:48 For Ethan Calton…….A Mother’s Anguished Search For Answers – Column by Deborah Keller

May 28, 2021 Yesterday I went to court to support Ethan Calton’s mother Gwynne Miller King in her quest for answers about her son’s death. After six months of asking both Sheriff Chris Francis and District Attorney Ted Bell to see the…Read More »

Corruption and Politics. You Have A Voice! (updated)

In this age of seemingly never ending political corruption it is easy to feel depressed and hopeless as new allegations come to light on an almost daily basis. This is what these officials want you to feel. They operate in a sea…Read More »