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A new leash on life

A new leash on life

POLKTON — In a cool room inside the barbed-wire walls of Brown Creek Correctional Institution, 14 men have a chance …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

4 arrested in string of robberies

4 arrested in string of robberies

Four men were arrested late last month in connection with a Morven robbery and several others in the Carolinas. The …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Unemployment increasing in Anson, statewide

The unemployment rate in Anson County climbed again in June after reaching its lowest point in recent years in April. …

August 1st, 2015 |  

Local Republicans enjoy picnic

Local Republicans enjoy picnic

The Anson County Republican Party met on Sunday at City Pond Park in Wadesboro for an old-fashioned family picnic and …

July 31st, 2015 |  

Anson teen in N.C. 4-H Congress

Anson teen in N.C. 4-H Congress

Anson County 4-H’er Katie Edwards, 16, took part in the 2015 North Carolina 4-H Congress. Held July 18-21, the event …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man arrested after police chase

Man arrested after police chase

Authorities arrested a Wadesboro man last Sunday for an alleged hit and run after arrest warrants say he led officers …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Town, arts council settle lawsuit

A 2012 lawsuit filed by the Anson County Arts Council against the town of Wadesboro over grant funding has been …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

School system hiring on schedule

Despite heavy teacher recruitment by other school systems, Anson County schools are so far on track to be well-staffed this …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Polkton man faces drug charges

Polkton man faces drug charges

POLKTON — Authorities arrested Othar Wynn Robinson on drug charges last Thursday on the heels of a months-long probe. The …

July 27th, 2015 |  

Traffic stops lead to drug arrests

Traffic stops lead to drug arrests

Two men were arrested on drug charges after traffic stops in Wadesboro over the past two weeks. Around 11 p.m. …

July 24th, 2015 updated: July 27th, 2015. |  

Local medical practices recognized for literacy efforts

Local medical practices recognized for literacy efforts

Anson County Partnership for Children recently recognized Anson Pediatrics and Wadesboro Family Medicine for promoting literacy in Anson County through …

July 23rd, 2015 |  

Candidates file for mayor, council seats

Filing for the 2015 Municipal Election ended on Friday, with a total of 35 candidates vying for various mayoral and …

July 21st, 2015 updated: July 21st, 2015. |  

New Board of Elections members to be sworn in

The Anson County Board of Elections bid farewell to longtime member Capt. James Paxton during a special candidate filing approval …

July 20th, 2015 |  

Driver caught in state-line chase

Driver caught in state-line chase

CHESTERFIELD, S.C. — A man accused of leading authorities on a chase across the state line was stopped in his …

July 20th, 2015 updated: July 20th, 2015. |  

County no longer funding economic development

As of July 1, Anson County government no longer funds an economic development department, nor its director, Mary Beck. The …

July 15th, 2015 |  

Producer Maurice Moore to appear at ‘meet and greet’ Color Purple party

Producer Maurice Moore to appear at ‘meet and greet’ Color Purple party

Got purple? Then dare to put on your best and most purple outfit and join other locals who starred in …

July 13th, 2015 updated: July 13th, 2015. |  

Commissioners hear energy-saving ideas, tax complaints at monthly meeting

The Anson County Board of Commissioners heard from two different speakers at the monthly meeting July 7, one who offered …

July 10th, 2015 updated: July 10th, 2015. |  

Perimeter Park Motorsports closes after three months

Perimeter Park Motorsports closes after three months

Perimeter Park Motorsports has closed its doors after only three months in business. PPM opened in March amidst controversy from …

July 10th, 2015 |  

Wadesboro council discusses parking issues, limb pickup problems

Wadesboro council discusses parking issues, limb pickup problems

The council honored fire chief Marc Sessions for receiving the highest fire and life safety instruction award in the state …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Threat of rain cancels fireworks but Summer Jam goes on

Threat of rain cancels fireworks but Summer Jam goes on

Gary Covington and THE MIXX entertained visitors at the Summer Jam on Friday. Although Uptown Wadesboro, Inc., had to cancel …

July 6th, 2015 |  

Grill like a PRO this holiday weekend

WASHINGTON, DC — This Fourth of July weekend, many Americans will be celebrating our nation with family gatherings and summer …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

Lockhart-Taylor Center hosts active shooter drill

Lockhart-Taylor Center hosts active shooter drill

An active shooter drill was held at South Piedmont Community College’s Lockhart-Taylor Center in June. The drill replicated several real-life …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

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