Category: Pool

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 »

Column: Power Can Corrupt……

April 8, 2022 While investigating what goes on in the District Attorney’s office, it seems that whatever Ted Bell says goes (even though he tries to say the State dictates most of his decisions.) Yesterday during my questioning about how things work…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 »

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 »

DISTRICT RAVAGED BY INTERNATIONAL DRUG TRAFFICKING AS INDICATIONS OF LOCAL OFFICIALS’ INVOLVEMENT BEGIN TO SURFACE

RUTHERFORD & MCDOWELL COUNTIES, NC —Judicial District 41 has been ravaged by drugs for decades. Unfortunately, the most vulnerable individuals in our society – the addicts, those living in poverty, and those with prior criminal histories who are easily discredited and overlooked…Read More »