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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 |  


Anson County Courthouse adds armed security

Anson County Courthouse adds armed security

At least one Anson County courthouse employee feels safer since the county implemented new security measures on July 1.Barbara Thomas, a deputy clerk ...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Man, deputy identified in Anson County officer-involved shooting

Man, deputy identified in Anson County officer-involved shooting

PEACHLAND — 911 calls released Sunday indicate a man who was shot by an Anson County sheriff’s deputy Friday afternoon did not want medica...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Former Wadesboro fire chief critically injured in Friday storms

Former Wadesboro fire chief critically injured in Friday storms

Thunderstorms that ripped through Anson County over the weekend sent a volunteer fireman to the hospital and left many residents with minor property d...

July 18th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 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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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 |  


Twisted Treats grand opening to be held Friday at Richmond Plaza

Twisted Treats grand opening to be held Friday at Richmond Plaza

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...

July 26th, 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 26th, 2016 |  


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 26th, 2016 |  


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 |  


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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