Local Elected Officials

County Government and Judicial System

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County Commission

County Commissioners

County Commissioner Bryan King - Chairman - District 1

County Commissioner Greg Lovelace - District 2

County Commissioner David Hunt - District 3

County Commissioner Michael Benfield - District 4

County Commissioner Alan Toney - District 5


Sheriff Chris Francis


District Attorney Ted Bell


Clerk of Courts Steve Owens


Rutherford County Courts

Superior Court Judge J. Thomas Davis

District Court Judge Corey J. MacKinnon

District Court Judge Laura A. Powell

District Court Judge Robert K. Martelle


Register of Deeds Rachel Thomas


Board of Education

Phillip Morrow

Rick Ficklin

Sherry Bright

Brandon Gosey

Angel King

Brandi Nanney

Tracy Short



Senator Thom Tillis


Representative Virginia Foxx


Representative Madison Cawthorn


State Senator and Representative

Ralph Hise


David Rogers