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 |  


3 charged with stealing shotgun shells, bath towels from Wadesboro Walmart

3 charged with stealing shotgun shells, bath towels from Wadesboro Walmart

Three women were arrested and charged with felonies after officials say they stole shotgun shells and bath towels from the Wadesboro Walmart.Jazmine M...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Harris still behind following recount for N.C.’s 9th Congressional District

Harris still behind following recount for N.C.’s 9th Congressional District

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger retained his victory after the results from the primary were recounted.Opponent Mark Harris announced he would be requestin...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


Anson County tourism boosters tour new boat launch at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

Anson County tourism boosters tour new boat launch at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

Tourism boosters visited a boat launch along the Pee Dee River that they hope will be a step to increasing outdoor tourism in the county.The Anson Cou...

June 22nd, 2016 |  


USDA, Habitat team up to build Polkton homes

USDA, Habitat team up to build Polkton homes

POLKTON — Home ownership became a reality for two Anson County families on June 4.Habitat for Humanity has partnered with the United States Depa...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro woman charged with assaulting, stealing from handicapped person

Wadesboro woman charged with assaulting, stealing from handicapped person

A Wadesboro woman was arrested after she allegedly assaulted a handicapped person.Argie Victoria Garris, 49, hit a handicapped individual in the head ...

June 19th, 2016 |  


Anson County commissioner lists coal ash concerns, board drafts letter to Duke Energy

Anson County commissioner lists coal ash concerns, board drafts letter to Duke Energy

One county commissioner publicly stated his concern about coal ash during the board’s meeting June 7.Cary Rodgers, a member of the environmental...

June 18th, 2016 |  


Wingate University selects new provost

Wingate University selects new provost

WINGATE – Wingate University has named Dr. Helen Tate as provost effective Aug. 1. Tate comes from Georgia Southwestern State University in Amer...

June 18th, 2016 |