Debra Conner
HR Director 

Phone:  (828)287-6145

Fax: (828)287-6262



289 N. Main St.

Rutherfordton, NC 28139


M-F 8:30am-5:00pm


Brooke Watson

HR Specialist


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Mission: Developing and/or coordinating programs and policies in such personnel components as recruitment, selection, position classification, compensation, employee relations, employee benefits, training, insurance, and employee health services. Also responsible for writing and interpreting existing or new personnel policies, and procedures; addressing employee complaints or concerns, assisting officials in personnel matters, and acting as liaison to outside organizations and agencies involved in county personnel matters.



Links of Interest


Rutherford County Employee Assistance Program

State Health Plan

Employment Security Commission

NC401k Prudential

North Carolina State Employees Retirement System

Colonial Insurance Insurance Claims Submission



Leave Table for Payroll

Flexible Benefit Claim Form (You must save this form to your computer)

Flex Spending Direct Deposit Form

Benefits Summary


Orientation Schedule 2017

W4 2017 federal tax withholding form