NEWS


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Anson County Courthouse adds armed security
Chesterfield County man charged with assaulting Polkton woman with knife

Chesterfield County man charged with assaulting Polkton woman with knife

POLKTON — A Chesterfield County man was arrested after police say he assaulted a woman with a knife, threatening to kill her if she left him.Fra...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro, other police departments team up to catch speeders

Wadesboro, other police departments team up to catch speeders

Officers from six police departments teamed up to watch for speeding motorists on June 24.The Wadesboro Police Department conducted the saturation pat...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Kayak launch opens at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

Kayak launch opens at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

CHARLOTTE – Just in time to beat the summertime heat, the Carolina Thread Trail opened two new canoe/kayak launches on its Rocky River Blueway i...

July 14th, 2016 updated: July 14th, 2016. |  


Richmond County health officials: Brain-eating amoeba rare, but deadly

Richmond County health officials: Brain-eating amoeba rare, but deadly

ROCKINGHAM — After an Ohio teen died from exposure to “brain-eating amoeba” at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, peo...

July 14th, 2016 |  


Anson County commissioners add to landfill watch board, consider housing code

County commissioners added a list of names to the Citizens Advisory Board during their meeting Monday night, filling one of Pee Dee WALL’s reque...

July 13th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro man arrested on chop shop, larceny charges

Wadesboro man arrested on chop shop, larceny charges

Wadesboro police arrested a business owner after he allegedly stole car parts from a vehicle he was working on. Danny Wade Pearson, 36, was arreste...

July 13th, 2016 updated: July 15th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

The Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders all placed in a competition May 14 at Rocky River High School in Charlotte.Both the Trojans’ Level 1 Diamonds...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Anson girls make state championship

Anson girls make state championship

Three Anson students qualified to compete in the Track and Field State Championship at NC A&T University.Alexus Cole is a senior and Destiny Gayto...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Anson County announces summer swim lessons

Anson County Parks and Recreation has announced the dates for its summer swim lessons.Three separate sets of classes will be held throughout the summe...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Anson High School senior Timothy Horne recently signed his commitment to play football for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Gloria Howar...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

Items for the community calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, and can also be brought by our offic...

April 18th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Items for the community calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, and can also be brought by our offic...

July 21st, 2016 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

Items for the church calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, brought by our office at 123 E. Martin ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Coroner’s inquest in a 1876 Lanesboro district woman’s death

Coroner’s inquest in a 1876 Lanesboro district woman’s death

Editor’s note: The following text contains the coroner’s inquest concerning the death of Mary Ponds Boyett, wife of Stephen Boyett, in the...

July 21st, 2016 |  


‘Cagle Country’: Forbidden territory

‘Cagle Country’: Forbidden territory

Our story begins in the rolling Pee Dee River hills just north of where Big Mountain Creek runs into Pee Dee River at Grassy Island. A ford was once u...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Anson County Bible camp to nourish body, soul

Anson County Bible camp to nourish body, soul

PEACHLAND — The future health and vitality of Anson County depends greatly on teaching our children how to make the right healthy choices now, C...

July 9th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Leave logic out of this

If you’re stuck in an unwanted situation, you have three options:Option No. 1: Try to escape it.Option No. 2: Try to enjoy it.Option No. 3: Rese...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Our two great Robert Morgans

North Carolinians of my generation have been blessed with two important Robert Morgans. One is the mountain-born-and-raised and acclaimed writer who i...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Clinton needs Biden — so do we

Clinton needs Biden — so do we

For her sake, and for ours, I hope Hillary Clinton asks Joe Biden to run for a third vice presidential term this fall.There are several important reas...

July 17th, 2016 |  


The history of Elder Ralf Freeman: Anson County slave-turned-preacher

The history of Elder Ralf Freeman: Anson County slave-turned-preacher

If you are a descendant of the Rev. Joe Ratliff of West Deep Creek Missionary Baptist Church then you are also a descendant of Elder Ralf Freeman beca...

July 17th, 2016 |  


Fixing our mental health system

Fixing our mental health system

This week, 422 Members of Congress joined together to pass the most significant reform of America’s mental health system in decades.In the after...

July 15th, 2016 |  


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