NEWS


Anson County Polar Plunge for Special Olympics scheduled for Saturday

The Anson County Sheriff’s Office will host its second annual Polar Plunge for Special Olympics North Carolina on Saturday.This event is an oppo...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Pittenger opens Wadesboro office

Pittenger opens Wadesboro office

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, Congressman Robert Pittenger, R-Charlotte, will open a satellite office in historic downtown Wadesboro.Located in the...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


When dreams become real: Morven teen attends Disney Dreamers Academy

When dreams become real: Morven teen attends Disney Dreamers Academy

ORLANDO — A Morven teen had a rare chance to take advantage of developing professional skills and networking with the nation’s top leaders...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


3-D printing demo at Wadesboro Rotary Club meeting

Members of the Wadesboro Rotary Club will get a first-hand look at one of their investments in education in Anson County at their regular meeting on T...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Anson County schools lunch menu

Wednesday, March 22Chicken strips, country-style steak with gravy, mashed potatoes, lima beans, a biscuit and orange wedges.Thursday, March 23A toaste...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


$15 minimum wage bill faces climb in Senate

$15 minimum wage bill faces climb in Senate

The sponsor of an act to raise the minimum wage said Friday she doesn’t believe the bill will ever come to a vote.Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, in...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team
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 |  


Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ashton Locklear planned for 16 of her 18 years on making the U.S. Olympic Team.So July 10, when the announcement was made in ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


MULTIMEDIA


LIFE


CHS-Anson participates in “Tree of Life” planting, blessing

CHS-Anson participates in “Tree of Life” planting, blessing

For the RecordTeammates with Carolinas HealthCare System-Anson add dirt to cover a new tree.The system’s “Tree of Life” logo has rep...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Big rig driver training and snake handling

Big rig driver training and snake handling

Being raised on a farm, I started driving tractors when I was five years old. As I reached my early teens, I was driving every truck and vehicle aroun...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Black male singers celebrated

Black male singers celebrated

For the RecordA black history committee celebrated with a program honoring the black male singers of Anson County. The program highlighted the talents...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Lilesville girl competes for Miss Pre-Teen Title

Lilesville girl competes for Miss Pre-Teen Title

LILESVILLE — Jakeira Horne was recently selected to participate in the 2017 Miss Pre-Teen pageant competition that will take place on Sunday.Hor...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Anson VFW contest winners announced

Anson VFW contest winners announced

For the RecordThird-place contest winner Jamarion Hamilton poses with auxiliary President Brenda Bennett.For the RecordStudents in grades 6-8 wrote es...

March 16th, 2017 |  


Ada Ford Singleton award given to Foyle Hightower Jr.

Ada Ford Singleton award given to Foyle Hightower Jr.

For the RecordAn Ada Ford Singleton certificate of appreciation was presented to Foyle Hightower Jr. for his committed promise to Ada Ford Singleton, ...

March 16th, 2017 |  


OPINION


TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Gov. Roy Cooper right to veto judicial partisanship bill

Gov. Roy Cooper delivered a well-aimed veto Thursday.“We need less politics in the courtroom, not more,” he said in rejecting House Bill 1...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Courts should catch up

Courts should catch up

RALEIGH — Do you keep up with your friends and family by typing personal letters and dropping them in the mailbox? Do you do all your shopping a...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Looking out for what’s important

Looking out for what’s important

A couple weeks ago, we had some severe weather watches all around the state because of possible tornadoes. A weather watch is issued when conditions a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Cuba: Hellhole or precious jewel?

Cuba: Hellhole or precious jewel?

Are you thinking about taking a trip to Cuba before President Trump, as he promised during his campaign, slams the door on the travel opportunities cr...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Mediterranean diets: What’s all the fuss?

Mediterranean diets: What’s all the fuss?

The latest trend in weight loss and heart-healthy diets is the Mediterranean diet. Everyone is touting the Med way as the way to go for better health....

March 18th, 2017 |  


Three little pigs and a breach of trust

Three little pigs and a breach of trust

The old oak plane kicked out ringlets of pine, as Daddy pushed it along the new 2 x 8 board. This board would become a feeding trough. We were getting...

March 17th, 2017 |  


SOCIAL MEDIA