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Whoops, there she blows

Whoops, there she blows

A few weeks ago, my husband and I planned a trip to go and visit our daughter and her family. It was going to be the last week of school and we wanted...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Former Wadesboro fire chief remembered

Former Wadesboro fire chief remembered

WADESBORO — Eddie Pope was born in Anson County on January 26, 1954 and after 30 years of service with the Town of Wadesboro as a dispatcher and...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

WADESBORO — A woman who wants to be North Carolina’s next U.S. Senator is making a stop in Anson County.Deborah Ross, who won the Democrat...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


Anson’s top cops urge caution in Pokémon game

Anson’s top cops urge caution in Pokémon game

Pokémon have invaded Anson County.The digital creatures can be captured, battled and trained at locations across the globe using the new mobile g...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Wadesboro puts town recycling program ‘on hiatus’

Wadesboro puts town recycling program ‘on hiatus’

Wadesboro residents lost their downtown recycling location when the town council halted the program earlier this month.Following concerns brought befo...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Megan Garner: Victories, goals since becoming Anson County manager

Megan Garner: Victories, goals since becoming Anson County manager

In just over half a year, Megan Garner has worked with the county through its budget season, community concerns with the animal shelter, local protest...

July 21st, 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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The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitas...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

While the mountains of North Carolina are my favorite region of the state, equally as appealing are the Outer Banks.These famed barrier islands featur...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Ever caught a Waccamaw?

Ever caught a Waccamaw?

White perch, or Waccamaw as we southerners call them, are a food and game fish that live in most lakes and rivers in the eastern U.S. Their size range...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Ever caught a Waccamaw?

Ever caught a Waccamaw?

White perch, or Waccamaw as we southerners call them, are a food and game fish that live in most lakes and rivers in the eastern U.S. Their size range...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Tracking downJohn W. Griggs

Tracking downJohn W. Griggs

John Wesley Griggs was born 1757 in Ireland. He died 1820 in Anson County and was buried in Griggs Cemetery on the North Carolina-South Carolina state...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Ansonville man one of ‘Ft. Fisher Fatal 518’ in Civil War

Ansonville man one of ‘Ft. Fisher Fatal 518’ in Civil War

On Sunday, January 15, 1865, after two days of heavy naval gunfire, overwhelming combined Union Navy and Army forces captured Fort Fisher — R...

August 4th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Teacher pay ideas get test

Teacher pay ideas get test

RALEIGH — Try something new? I’m all for it. But whether you are talking about changing your diet, changing your career, or changing your ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Putting our veterans first

Putting our veterans first

If you go to the movies this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be watching one of many superheroes. America loves a superhero — s...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Chang and Eng: Chapter two

Chang and Eng: Chapter two

Sometimes a simple newspaper column can take its writer to surprising places.For instance, after my column on the Siamese Twins was published last mon...

August 5th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Are parents concerned about the bathroom?

To the editor:The gay and lesbian has a right to live whatever life they want. But the people in Charlotte say I have no right to say I don’t wa...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

LETTER: Day of voting doesn’t matter

To the editor:This is in reference to an article in the Thursday, July 21 Daily Journal about the early voting schedule.In the story, Chairman (A.B.) ...

July 26th, 2016 |  


LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

LETTER: Should Christians agree with Billy Graham?

To the editor:Should Christians agree with the views of evangelist William Franklin Graham Jr.? Billy Graham was born on Nov. 7, 1918. He eventually p...

July 26th, 2016 |  


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