EDEN, N.C. (WGHP) — An Eden man has been charged with rape.

Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office says that on Thursday, following an investigation, they charged James Jeffery Eanes, 66, with second-degree rape.

According to sources, Eanes was once a pastor and also sat on the Rockingham County School Board at one time. He presently works as an auctioneer.

He was given a $100,000 secured bond. The investigation is ongoing.