Classroom named in memory of South Piedmont Community College supporter

Classroom named in memory of South Piedmont Community College supporter

MONROE — At a ceremony held two weeks ago, a classroom in Building B of South Piedmont Community College’s Old Charlotte Highway Campus wa...

May 21st, 2017 |  


Anson County Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Anson County Farm Bureau awards scholarships

Anson County Farm Bureau has announced the recipients of this year’s scholarships.Katelyn Stovall of Wadesboro received $1,000 for continuing he...

May 20th, 2017 |  


Sen. Thom Tillis hosts online town hall via Facebook Live

Sen. Thom Tillis hosts online town hall via Facebook Live

U.S. Senator Thom Tillis, R- N.C., held a Facebook Live question and answer session on May 11.As of Monday afternoon, the post had more than 25,100 vi...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Richmond Early College student’s use of Trump’s ‘Build that wall’ quote leads to yearbooks being yanked

Richmond Early College student’s use of Trump’s ‘Build that wall’ quote leads to yearbooks being yanked

HAMLET — A presidential quote has students and parents questioning the status of the free speech in Richmond County’s public schools.A pho...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Swim lesson dates changed for Anson County’s Little Park

The dates offered for swim lessons in the pool at Little Park have been changed.The first set of classes will now be held from June 12-22. The second ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Town of Wadesboro installs new musical clock

Town of Wadesboro installs new musical clock

Julian Swittenberg | For the RecordThe town of Wadesboro installed its new clock across from the county government building two weeks ago. On May 11, ...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Justice Roberts:‘Uncertainty’ sinksvoter ID appeal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Supreme Court shut the door Monday on North Carolina Republicans’ effort to revive a state law that mandated vote...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Anson County Relay for Life scheduled for Friday, May 19

Anson County Relay for Life scheduled for Friday, May 19

A crowd will gather this Friday to raise funds to fight cancer and to remember loved ones who lost their battle.The Anson County Relay for Life will b...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Mountain Jim Gwyn and the lost silver mine

Mountain Jim Gwyn and the lost silver mine

My great-grandfather was known as Mountain Jim Gwyn. He was born in 1838, and grew up and lived his life in Elk Park, which is in Avery County. He was...

May 17th, 2017 |  


Anson, other N.C. county businesses honored during banquet

Anson, other N.C. county businesses honored during banquet

More than two dozen businesses from the region received safety awards during a banquet Monday evening.Businesses from Peachland, Polkton, Lilesville, ...

May 17th, 2017 |