Polkton man charged with assault, felonious restraint

Polkton man charged with assault, felonious restraint

POLKTON — Officials arrested an Anson County man after they say he assaulted a woman on Sunday.Japarris Jamar Harrington, 23, of Polkton, is acc...

July 1st, 2016 |  


Comicville coming to Ansonia Theatre on July 16

Comicville coming to Ansonia Theatre on July 16

Two Anson County natives are returning home to share a night of comedy July 16. Chris Ledbetter, a Polkton native, is the producer of Comicville, w...

June 30th, 2016 updated: June 30th, 2016. |  


FSA acreage reporting dates announced for Anson County

Anson County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Jennifer Almond announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops a...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Lilesville man, Laurel Hill woman, both charged with assault

Lilesville man, Laurel Hill woman, both charged with assault

LILESVILLE — Two individuals were both charged with assault after each allegedly struck the other in a fight on Sunday.Kyle Forrest, 24, of Lile...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Farm Service Agency seeks Anson County committee nominations

Farm Service Agency seeks Anson County committee nominations

Anson County USDA Farm Service Agency Executive Director Jennifer Almond announced that the nomination period for local FSA county committees began on...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Laurinburg man catches 50-pound catfish at Blewett Falls

Laurinburg man catches 50-pound catfish at Blewett Falls

LAURINBURG —In the middle of the night, Raylon Jacobs found himself reeling in the biggest fish that he had ever caught.The Laurinburg resident ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro teen wins trip, tours D.C.

Wadesboro teen wins trip, tours D.C.

A Wadesboro teenager returned last week from a trip touring the nation’s capital, visiting national landmarks and meeting with state representat...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Uptown Wadesboro cut from state downtown program

Uptown Wadesboro lost its long-time active membership in the North Carolina Main Street Program, the board learned this month.The N.C. Main Street Pro...

June 24th, 2016 |  


Lilesville man charged with ID fraud, DWI, escaping Minnesota parole

Lilesville man charged with ID fraud, DWI, escaping Minnesota parole

LILESVILLE — Police arrested a man after they say attempted to avoid arrest by using a fake driver’s license after he fled from custody in...

June 23rd, 2016 |  


Anson County honors Orlando shooting victims with vigil

Anson County honors Orlando shooting victims with vigil

“We cannot let a senseless tragedy as this divide us,” said assistant to county manager, Bonnie Huntley, “but rather we need to come...

June 23rd, 2016 |