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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 […]

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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 […]

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Column: Will local GOP address Hager’s indiscretions?

The local Republican Party will meet this evening at 6 p.m. In the past Chairman Ron Chapman informed me that he only notifies those he considers to be “good” Republicans on his dated email list about the meetings time and place. However, the local GOP Plan of Organization, the governing rules of operation, are available […]