Ansonville Book Club celebrates 100 years

Ansonville Book Club celebrates 100 years

The Ansonville Book Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs since 1917, celebrated its 100th anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 4, at t...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Anson County library hours changing soon

In an effort to better serve the people of Anson County, the Hampton B. Allen Library is changing its hours of operation.Until recently, the library h...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Lilesville’s Hornwood embraces the future

Lilesville’s Hornwood embraces the future

When you walk into Chuck Horne’s office at Hornwood, what stands out is a framed photograph of Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees swinging at ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Ramp built for Lilesville man

Ramp built for Lilesville man

LILESVILLE — A disabled Anson County resident now has easier access to his home thanks to a group of his friends and volunteers from Richmond Co...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro woman accused of insurance fraud

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey announced the arrest of Amy Jo Blackmon, 51, of 104 Springer Road, Wadesboro on Feb. 8. She is char...

February 17th, 2017 |  


North Carolina auto insurance companies ask for 13.8 percent rate hike

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey recently announced that the N.C. Department of Insurance has received the annual auto insurance rat...

February 16th, 2017 |  


North Carolina Launches new eBook Sharing Service Specifically for Children

North Carolina Launches new eBook Sharing Service Specifically for Children

ROCKINGHAM — A first-of-its-kind statewide eBook consortium specifically for children has launched in the Tar Heel State. The North Carolina Pub...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Goodman’s billprovides guidesfor traffic stops

Goodman’s billprovides guidesfor traffic stops

RALEIGH — State Rep. Ken Goodman says a news story he read last summer about a law enforcement traffic stop that escalated into violence is the ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Goodwin to lead NC Democrats after being elected state party chairman

Goodwin to lead NC Democrats after being elected state party chairman

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County native Wayne Goodwin was elected Chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party Saturday, succeeding Patsy Keever ...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Drivers could face fine for pets in lap

Drivers could face fine for pets in lap

LUMBERTON — Rep. Garland Pierce, D-Scotland, wants pet owners to show affection toward Fido, but not when driving a car.That was the inspiration...

February 15th, 2017 |