NEWS


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Anson County churches celebrate Holy Week

Cancer survivors, caregivers invited to Relay for Life reception

Local cancer survivors and their caregivers are invited to attend the annual Survivor and Caregiver Reception in Wadesboro on Sunday, April 23.The Rel...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Anson County Partnership for Children celebrates children, promotes abuse awareness

Anson County Partnership for Children celebrates children, promotes abuse awareness

One thousand blue pinwheels spin in the wind, reflecting sunlight on the lawn of the Anson County Courthouse.The toys are a sign of childhood playfuln...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Roads closed in Anson, Union counties for CSX railroad crossing repairs

Several roads throughout Anson and Union counties will be closed as CSX Railroad begins repairs on the crossings.Traffic will be rerouted from the clo...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Lanesboro Correctional Institution captain convicted of tax fraud

RALEIGH – A correctional captain with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety at the Lanesboro Correctional Institutional in Polkton was ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


N.C. honors those who fought, died in World War I

N.C. honors those who fought, died in World War I

To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States joining World War I, Gov. Roy Cooper proclaimed 2017-18 as the World War I Centennial Years.Cooper ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team
Bearcats split games at Richmond

Bearcats split games at Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — The Anson County boys and girls varsity basketball teams split their season openers last Tuesday, Nov. 29, when they traveled to Ro...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Middle-school Anson Bearcats win football conference championship

Middle-school Anson Bearcats win football conference championship

The Anson Middle School Bearcats finished up their historic season Nov. 16 by defeating Spring Hill Middle School and winning the conference champions...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Johnson inducted in Fayetteville State University Athletic Hall of Fame

Former Bowman High School student athlete Richard Johnson was inducted in the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 28 at Fayetteville State University.At Fay...

November 18th, 2016 |  


One campaign’s happy ending

One campaign’s happy ending

By the time you read this, the election will be over. Some will be licking wounds, others celebrating.While the candidates have been appearing in ever...

November 13th, 2016 |  


Mavericks beat Anson

Mavericks beat Anson

The Bearcats lost a home game to the Marvin Ridge Mavericks last week and are preparing for a game against Sun Valley this week.The 36-22 loss at home...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Team lost to Cuthbertson last Friday

Team lost to Cuthbertson last Friday

After suffering a home-game loss last week, Coach Ralph Jackson said the Bearcats are preparing for a tough game against Marvin Ridge this Friday.R...

October 25th, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


Morven chapter of Las Amigas, Inc. names 2017 Virtuous Woman

Morven chapter of Las Amigas, Inc. names 2017 Virtuous Woman

MORVEN — Yolanda G. Creech was crowned as the Virtuous Woman 2017 at the annual Virtuous Woman program sponsored by the Morven Chapter of Las Am...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Burnsville center distributes toothpaste, backpacks

Burnsville center distributes toothpaste, backpacks

For the RecordThe Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center’s Backpack Program recently provided toothpaste and backpacks to 20 or more children...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Southside Baptist Church in Wadesboro hires new pastor

Southside Baptist Church in Wadesboro hires new pastor

Southside Baptist Church has announced that the Rev. Bruce Landon has accepted the position of pastor effective March 26.Landon holds a master of arts...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Traywick receives posthumous Ada Ford Singleton award

Traywick receives posthumous Ada Ford Singleton award

For the RecordThe family of the late Curtis C. Traywick Jr. received a certificate of appreciation from the Ada Ford Singleton Biography Committee on ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Hampton B. Allen Library plans author talk with Austen-inspired novelist

Hampton B. Allen Library plans author talk with Austen-inspired novelist

The Brown Bag Book Club will welcome author Regina Jeffers for its meeting on April 17.Regina Jeffers was a public classroom teacher for 39 years and ...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Bubba Brown: Anson County’s champion loafer

Bubba Brown: Anson County’s champion loafer

Bubba Brown was a colorful character well known around Wadesboro and Anson County some years ago. He could frequently be seen walking the streets or r...

April 14th, 2017 |  


OPINION


See all types of green this spring: Financial Literacy Month

See all types of green this spring: Financial Literacy Month

FAYETTEVILLE — April is Financial Literacy Month, and there is no better time than right now to save for your future. The earlier you start savi...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

A NC mountain woman’s adventure in Bulgaria

Why would North Carolinian Elizabeth Kostova, who is a New York Times No.1 bestselling author, set her action-packed novel in Bulgaria?I will give you...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Hitler referencesminimize horrorsof the Holocaust

Memo to politicians and their flacks: The next time you’re fumbling for a handy historical figure with whom to compare whoever you’re deno...

April 19th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: General Assembly should protect free speech on campus

OUR VIEW: General Assembly should protect free speech on campus

From East Carolina University’s ban on posters and fliers with language “offensive to a member of or a visitor to the university community...

April 18th, 2017 |  


While President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping were getting to know each other last weekend, a native North Carolinian was warning that th...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Social Security in plain language — it feels good to be understood

Social Security in plain language — it feels good to be understood

FAYETTEVILLE — Social Security is with you throughout life’s journey. As in any relationship, communication is key to forging strong conne...

April 17th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA