Commissioner Stony Rushing has served on the Union County Board of Commissioners since November 2014. Commissioner Rushing previously served on the Board from 2002 through 2006. He is a graduate of Piedmont High School and the NC State University Agricultural Institute. He is married to Anne-Marie Rushing and they have two children, Reagan and RyLee.
Commissioner Rushing’s background is in animal agriculture and is the current owner of Take Aim Training Range and a certified firearms instructor who teaches concealed carry, hunter education, and firearms safety. He is also a Federal Firearms Licensed dealer.
Commissioner Rushing is very involved in the community including serving as the Union District Chairman for the Boy Scouts of America from 2006 to 2009, the NRA South Carolina Youth Hunter Education Challenge State Coordinator, and honored as the 2013 NC Governor's Conservation Achievement Award winner for "Hunter Education Instructor of the Year."
Commissioner Rushing’s goal on the Board is to work to bring stability and common sense solutions to county government. As a conservative leader he believes in limited government and individual responsibility. Property rights and respect for the taxpayers are both very important to him.