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RC Commissioners Approve RC Parks & Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan

Rutherford County Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan Planning and Public Works Director Danny Searcy and Mr. Tim Johnson, Senior Planner from Destination by Design, presented the Rutherford County Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Master Plan which outlined recreational infrastructure development and introduced strategic partnerships that will support a new vision for recreation in the County. […]

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Ex-WoFF member makes bail despite judge’s denial of bail reduction

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC — This morning in Rutherford County NC District Court, Judge Robert Martelle ruled against ex-WoFF member Stephen Cordes’ motion for a reduction of the $100,000 bond. Many bailbondsmen require a $10,000 cash payment upfront. In his ruling, Judge Martell noted that: Cordes had a loaded shotgun, was in possession of illegal controlled […]

Crime RC Sheriff's Department Rutherford County Woff Covington/Fenner case Word of Faith Fellowship

Cordes arrested for Break-in of WoFF Pastor’s Home

Sunday afternoon Stephen Cordes was arrested for “breaking and entering with intent to terrorize, felony possession) after breaking into Brooke Covington’s home. Covington is a Word of Faith Fellowship pastor. Cordes is a former Word of Faith Fellowship member who has been reportedly posting angry statements against Word of Faith Fellowship on a Facebook social […]

COVID-19 Education EMS Government Health News Opinion Press Release Quarantine Rutherford County

*Advocate or Adversary……..You Decide.

04/26/2020 Our local Health Department (Foothills Health District) has decided to let businesses and organizations self identify if they have a Covid-19 situation. (click link here) Most people feel that this is not serving in the best interest of the general public and if officials will not inform the public of a potential health threat […]

COVID-19 Government Health Letter to the Editor Opinion Quarantine Rutherford County

*Your Right to Know….. Truth versus Rumor

4/23/2020 When “out of control” things happen to people they will turn to any source to seek knowledge. Fear is a powerful motivator and the obvious fact that many things are being hidden from them about a situation makes people not only afraid but also angry. This current situation with Covid-19 is definitely one of […]

COVID-19 Government Health Letter to the Editor Opinion Quarantine Rutherford County

*An Open Letter to Rutherford County Officials About the Current Covid-19 Outbreak

4-18-2020 From day one the Covid-19 outbreak was clothed in secrecy by county officials. Social media spread rumors like wildfire that it originated in a local “church” group. The more questions that appeared the more it seemed to be covered up by officials. This group (like many others in the country) continued to have services […]