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Morgan honored with Smart Start service award

Morgan honored with Smart Start service award

A longtime employee of the Anson County Partnership for Children was honored for her service during a Smart Start event May 4.Lily “Bonnie”...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Peachland-Polkton honors students

Peachland-Polkton honors students

Sadie Shaver | For the RecordPeachland-Polkton Elementary School held its Terrific Kids celebration for the second nine weeks on March 22. Pictured ar...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Three Wadesboro men arrested on narcotics charges

Three Wadesboro men arrested on narcotics charges

Three men were arrested on drug charges last month, according to the Wadesboro Police Department.Derrick Leonard Boggan, 40, Godfrey Montez Little, 36...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Berry: ‘Safety…is so important’

Berry: ‘Safety…is so important’

More than a dozen companies received gold safety awards from North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie K. Berry during a ceremony Monday evening.Ber...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Anson County Chamber of Commerce announces golf tournament winners

Anson County Chamber of Commerce announces golf tournament winners

The Anson County Chamber of Commerce held its 16th annual Chamber Open on April 22 at Twin Valley Country Club.With teams booked and many volunteers l...

May 19th, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson High School senior Justice Leak said his third-place finish in the state wrestling championships didn’t sink in right away.“Glamour ...

April 12th, 2016 |  


McHenry siblings bag birds in youth turkey hunt

McHenry siblings bag birds in youth turkey hunt

Courtesy photoJennifer McHenry shot one of the three turkeys claimed during the youth turkey hunt at the Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge on April 2.Courtesy p...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Youth fishing rodeo set April 16 at Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge

The Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge will host its annual youth fishing rodeo on Saturday.The event is jointly presented by the wildlife refuge and Fr...

April 11th, 2016 |  


Chamber Open golf tourney set April 16; sign up by April 13

The 16th annual Anson County Chamber Open will be held Friday, April 22 at the Twin Valley Country Club. Deadline for entering the captain’s cho...

April 4th, 2016 |  


Anson Middle basketball, wrestling teams, spelling bee winners recognized

Anson Middle basketball, wrestling teams, spelling bee winners recognized

Dozens of children were recognized at the Anson County Board of Education meeting March 21.The room was packed beyond seating capacity for the first p...

March 28th, 2016 |  


LIFE


Chicks 101: 4-H program teaches life cycle

Chicks 101: 4-H program teaches life cycle

Recently, 555 second grade students throughout Richmond County public schools participated in the 4-H School Enrichment Curriculum, “Hatching in...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


Remembering my Uncle Johnny

Remembering my Uncle Johnny

John F. Bolton, my Dad’s brother, was born Apr. 17th in the year of 1917. He was the knee baby of three brothers and had been named after his gr...

May 3rd, 2016 |  


A firebrand North Carolinian and the president’s wife

A firebrand North Carolinian and the president’s wife

One more question before we forget about the Black History Month just ended: How did President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1938 visit to the University...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Uptown Wadesboro fall fest draws costumed crowd

Uptown Wadesboro fall fest draws costumed crowd

Dozens of people attended the annual fall festival in Wadesboro on Saturday.Costumed children trick-or-treated at local businesses, played games, visi...

November 2nd, 2015 |  


Cub Scouts to recycle electronics

PEACHLAND — Cub Scout Pack 530 is hosting an electronics recycling drive on Saturday, Nov. 7.From 9 a.m. to noon, residents and business owners ...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Maxwell, Fuller welcome baby boy

Ashley Maxwell and Michael Fuller, of Morven, welcomed son Makel Ashtun Fuller on July 6, 2015 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, N....

October 23rd, 2015 updated: October 23rd, 2015. |  


OPINION


The story of my ancestors

The story of my ancestors

My great-great-great-grandparents were Asberry Bailey and his wife, Mary Pauline Haire Bailey.Asberry was born in about 1822 in Anson County and died ...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


The next big high-tech product: Why Concord?

The next big high-tech product: Why Concord?

Why would Alevo, a European company seeking to develop and manufacture a powerful groundbreaking battery, choose Concord, N.C., as the site of its ope...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Opioid abuse: A national epidemic

Opioid abuse: A national epidemic

Right now, opioid abuse and addiction are spreading across our country at an alarming rate. At this very moment, roughly 6.5 million Americans are abu...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Working together to defeat drug addiction

Working together to defeat drug addiction

Our community faces a drug epidemic few know about.According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 6.5 million Americans abuse prescrip...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Keeping Gitmo open is vital to national security

Keeping Gitmo open is vital to national security

At a time when we are fighting terrorism and the American people’s number one concern is national security, President Barack Obama is doubling d...

May 14th, 2016 |  


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