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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 |  

Sheriff shares July 4th safety tips

With the July 4th weekend approaching, Anson County Sheriff Landric Reid asks all citizens to join him in making this …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

Cox earns Army promotion plus master’s degree

Cox earns Army promotion plus master’s degree

Kimala D. Cox Congratulations to one of Wadesboro’s American heroes, Kimala D. Cox. She is the daughter of Bernard and …

July 2nd, 2015 |  

Over a million North Carolinans will celebrate July 4th with a holiday getaway

Over a million North Carolinans will celebrate July 4th with a holiday getaway

CHARLOTTE — AAA Carolinas projects a record 1,183,000 million North Carolinians will travel 50 miles or more from home this …

July 1st, 2015 |  

Wadesboro faces tough budget shortfalls

When the Wadesboro Town Council voted on its budget last week, there were several important items it could not include …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Carolinas HealthCare System switching to ‘plain language’ emergency alerts

CHARLOTTE — On the recommendation of the North Carolina Hospital Association, Carolinas HealthCare System is adopting plain language emergency alerts …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Bird flu causes cancellation of poultry shows

Avian Influenza aka bird flu has finally made its way to the U.S. this year and while it has missed …

June 25th, 2015 |  

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