Category: Opinion

It Appears In Rutherford County The Grinch Is Alive And Well

Dec. 11, 2020 Forest City: Two weeks before Christmas a young single mother has lost her job apparently because she dared to stand up for what she perceived was an injustice to a friend. Lexie Kennedy organized a protest meeting for this…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 »

Government Officials Engage in Illicit Actions Enriching Themselves at Costs to the Community

In comments made in response to the most recent article by RC Catalyst regarding actions facilitated by the Judicial Council, former Superior Court Judge Laura “Suzy” Bridges implicated a number of local officials in engaging in actions expressly prohibited by North Carolina…Read More »

Why Juneteenth Matters

  June 19, 2020 On Sept. 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln issued his preliminary Emancipation Proclamation Order which became effective Jan. 1, 1863. This in itself did not end slavery as the Congress had to pass a constitutional amendment. The 13th Constitutional…Read More »