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Discover Anson Bike Ride to coincide with People Fest

Discover Anson Bike Ride to coincide with People Fest

The 10th annual Discover Anson Bike Ride will be held on Oct. 10 in Wadesboro. The ride includes the choice …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

Commissioners divided over engineering firm

The Anson County Board of Commissioners spent the majority of the Sept. 1 meeting — including two closed sessions — …

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  

Labor Day gas prices lowest in a decade for North Carolina

Labor Day gas prices lowest in a decade for North Carolina

CHARLOTTE — Falling gas prices and an improving economy are contributing to an increase in Labor Day holiday travel for …

September 2nd, 2015 |  

Head Start program temporarily canceled

Anson County officials learned Tuesday morning that the Central Head Start office, administrated by Union County Community Action, was temporarily …

September 1st, 2015 |  

WPS students enjoy first week of school

WPS students enjoy first week of school

Teachers and staff at Wadesboro Primary School spent the first week of school working on setting expectations in all areas …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Anson has 9th lowest credit card debt in N.C.

Anson County residents have some of the lowest per capita credit card debt in the state, a new study has …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Ratliff arrested on rape charges

Ratliff arrested on rape charges

WADESBORO — Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man on an Anson County rape charge Tuesday. Damien Ratliff, 34, faces a charge …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Wadesboro man arrested after chase

Wadesboro man arrested after chase

Police chased a Wadesboro man through town and into a soybean field before arresting him on multiple charges on Aug. …

August 26th, 2015 |  

Anson ranks 5th in meth labs

Anson County has had the fifth-highest amount of meth lab busts in the state so far this year, according to …

August 26th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Harvest Ministries hosts annual back-to-school event, Bearcat Sunday

Harvest Ministries hosts annual back-to-school event, Bearcat Sunday

On Sunday, hundreds filled the sanctuary of Harvest Ministries Outreach Center for the annual “Back-to-School with Bookbags” event, as well …

August 24th, 2015 |  

State unemployment rate continues to inch upward

RALEIGH — The state’s seasonally adjusted July unemployment rate was 5.9 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from June’s …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Horror film festival coming to Ansonia

Anson County residents have a chance to have their work shown in a horror film festival this fall at the …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Anson native to sign books

Anson native to sign books

Irene Hailey-Harrington is a native of Anson County, and the oldest daughter of the late Lucius W. Hailey and Garfield …

August 19th, 2015 updated: August 19th, 2015. |  

AHS, New Tech to join forces

New details on the blending of Anson High School and Anson New Tech High School were released on Friday by …

August 18th, 2015 |  

New debit cards provided to unemployment beneficiaries

RALEIGH — The Division of Employment Security (DES) has completed the process of changing its debit card provider to Bank …

August 15th, 2015 |  

Morven council votes to return controversial tractor

A new tractor purchased by Morven Mayor Houston Pratt has been the point of some contention among the Town Council. …

August 14th, 2015 |  

Expert: Little hope for Uptown trees to grow

Expert: Little hope for Uptown trees to grow

Despite the hopes of town officials, the uptown Wadesboro trees will never grow much larger than they are now, according …

August 13th, 2015 |  

Anson native to run for lieutenant governor

Anson native to run for lieutenant governor

Holly Jones, who grew up in Wadesboro, has announced a run for North Carolina lieutenant governor. She is the daughter …

August 13th, 2015 |  

Arts council clarifies settlement details

Following a story that was printed in the July 29 issue regarding a lawsuit settlement between the Anson County Arts …

August 12th, 2015 updated: August 12th, 2015. |  

Early College orientation info.

Anson County Early College will have a mandatory orientation for students and parents on two days in the coming weeks. …

August 11th, 2015 |  

‘Driving Miss Daisy’ coming to Ansonia

‘Driving Miss Daisy’ coming to Ansonia

“Driving Miss Daisy” is coming to the Ansonia Theatre next month. The play follows Daisy Werthan, an elderly Jewish widow, …

August 7th, 2015 |  

Veterans can receive food from Crisis Ministry

Veterans can receive food from Crisis Ministry

Military veteran George B. Ingram received two boxes of various food items at Anson Crisis Ministry from high school volunteer …

August 5th, 2015 |  

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