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Morven woman charged with murder

Morven woman charged with murder

MORVEN — Anson County deputies arrested a Morven woman on a murder charge Thursday. Christa Anita Colson is accused of …

February 5th, 2016 |  

Wadesboro selects brand, highway sign design

Wadesboro selects brand, highway sign design

The Wadesboro Town Council approved a brand for the town’s tourism and marketing efforts during its meeting on Monday, accepting …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Grand opening set for Lilesville Dollar General

LILESVILLE — Dollar General will celebrate the opening of its new location at 124 Camden St. at 8 a.m. Saturday …

February 2nd, 2016 |  

Authorities: 7 charged in robbery, shooting case

Authorities: 7 charged in robbery, shooting case

Several teenagers and an adult have been arrested in recent weeks after police say they shot into homes and committed …

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 2nd, 2016. |  

Barn Blast raises more than $70K for Partnership for Children

Barn Blast raises more than $70K for Partnership for Children

The 10th annual Barn Blast held Friday at the Lockhart-Taylor Center drew a large crowd and was a huge success …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Anson family has deep roots in Deep Creek community

Anson family has deep roots in Deep Creek community

I wish Mrs. Ednir McManus was living so I could share this information regarding her grandfather, Rembert Beverly, who was …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Peachland-Polkton Elementary names Terrific Kids

Peachland-Polkton Elementary names Terrific Kids

Peachland-Polkton Elementary School held its Terrific Kids celebration for the second nine-week grading period on Jan. 12. Pictured are the …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center feeds 394

Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center feeds 394

The Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center’s volunteers are always ready to help neighbors who enter the center. Throughout the month …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Mattie Spencer celebrates 102nd birthday

Mattie Spencer celebrates 102nd birthday

Courtesy photo Mattie Spencer celebrated her 102nd birthday on Monday, Jan. 25. She was married to the late George Spencer …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Arrests made in drug, B&E, Walmart theft cases

Arrests made in drug, B&E, Walmart theft cases

January was a busy month for the Wadesboro Police Department as officers made several drug arrests. Around 12:40 a.m. Jan. …

February 1st, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  

Kids lead service to honor MLK

Kids lead service to honor MLK

Children, teens and community members throughout Anson and surrounding counties joined together for a gathering to honor and celebrate the …

February 1st, 2016 |  

2 earn honors at Jesus is Lord

CHERAW, S.C. — Jesus is Lord Christian School has announced its honor roll for its eighth-grade class during the second …

February 1st, 2016 |  

Officials: Lanesboro guard smuggled heroin for inmate

Officials: Lanesboro guard smuggled heroin for inmate

POLKTON — A Lanesboro Correctional Institution prison guard was arrested Thursday on charges of trying to smuggle drugs and tobacco …

January 29th, 2016 updated: February 1st, 2016. |  

Year-round school in Anson?

Year-round school in Anson?

A year-round school schedule would benefit Anson County students and staff, according to school board member Brian Johnson. During the …

January 28th, 2016 |  

Wadesboro police save missing blind man before ice storm

Wadesboro police save missing blind man before ice storm

Wadesboro police officers found a missing blind man just before a winter storm hit Anson County on Jan. 21. When …

January 26th, 2016 |  

Anson weathers winter storm

Anson weathers winter storm

Anson County prepared for its part of a winter storm that walloped the East Coast last week and into the …

January 26th, 2016 |  

Anson honors Dr. Altheria Smith Patton for life of service

Anson honors Dr. Altheria Smith Patton for life of service

Civic, educational and religious leaders joined more than 200 former students, colleagues, relatives and friends Jan. 16 at the Lockhart-Taylor …

January 26th, 2016 |  

HOLLA plans Black History Month reading challenge

HOLLA plans Black History Month reading challenge

MORVEN — February is Black History Month as well as the month of love. HOLLA — Helping Our Loved ones …

January 25th, 2016 |  

Barn Blast literacy fundraiser planned for Friday

Barn Blast literacy fundraiser planned for Friday

The 2016 Barn Blast is just around the corner. The Anson County Partnership for Children will host its 10th annual …

January 25th, 2016 |  

Two very different journeys to Sneedsboro Cemetery

Two very different journeys to Sneedsboro Cemetery

On Saturday, Dec. 19, two old, unmarried sisters who live in one of the western states arrived in Wadesboro, with …

January 25th, 2016 |  

3 named to UNC-W dean’s list

WILMINGTON — Three Anson County students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2015 semester at the …

January 25th, 2016 |  

Jesus is Lord names star students

CHERAW, S.C. — Jesus is Lord Christian School has announced its honor roll for the second nine-week grading period. ALL-A …

January 25th, 2016 |  

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