Category: News

WNC Livestock Expo Winners

Livestock winners at the Mountain State Fair announced The following were winners in beef, goat and sheep competitions held during the 2014 N.C. Mountain State Fair. Open Brahman Show Grand champion female shown by James Dobbins of Rutherford County. Reserve grand champion…Read More »

Senate passes legislation addressing Veterans’ toxic exposure

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs unanimously passed landmark legislation  that fundamentally reforms and improves how veterans exposed to toxic substances receive health care and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Legislation created a Center of Excellence…Read More »

Questionable Behavior of RC Narcotics Team Emerges

Within days of RC Catalyst’s introductory article into corruption within the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, the narcotics team – comprised largely of deputized federal officers – began detaining and arresting individuals demanding information as to what specific members of the team that…Read More »


On February 27, 2019, Rutherford County Schools administrators acknowledged that they had become aware of allegations involving sexual assault by Gunnery Sergeant Eric Currington and Officer Chris Brown against multiple underage students in the ROTC program. Currington and Brown were instructors in…Read More »

Law Enforcement Corruption Reaches Deep into RC Sheriff’s Department?

As we continue providing information to the community as to the state of our local government, this article will begin exploring a critical component of the legal system that is deeply intertwined with many of the issues previously discussed – the local…Read More »