Courtesy photoChristmas Columbus Pettiford Jr. graduated from Richmond Community College with an associates in arts on May 14. .neFileBlock { margin-...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


HOLLA! hosts pastors’ breakfast

HOLLA! hosts pastors’ breakfast

Courtesy photoDr. Stanley C. Webster speaks at the pastors’ breakfast hosted by the HOLLA! Center in Morven on April 30.Courtesy photoThe HOLLA!...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Anson tourism boosters talk paddle trail, branding county

County tourism boosters will hold a meeting at and tour the Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge next month.During the its meeting May 11, the Anson Count...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Lilesville student makes dean’s list

LILESVILLE — A local student was named on the University of North Carolina-Asheville’s dean’s list on Monday.Kenzi Pleshette Martin ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Morven Las Amigas chapter begins literacy program

MORVEN — In December 2015, Johnie Pettiford was named the 2016 Miss Las Amigas Queen.As acting queen for the organization, she created Read to S...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Morgan honored with Smart Start service award

Morgan honored with Smart Start service award

A longtime employee of the Anson County Partnership for Children was honored for her service during a Smart Start event May 4.Lily “Bonnie”...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Top 10 nutrition trends for 2016

Top 10 nutrition trends for 2016

Each year, the Dairy Council of California releases their top nutrition trends, as identified by a 12-member nutrition task force made up of registere...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Peachland-Polkton honors students

Peachland-Polkton honors students

Sadie Shaver | For the RecordPeachland-Polkton Elementary School held its Terrific Kids celebration for the second nine weeks on March 22. Pictured ar...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Three Wadesboro men arrested on narcotics charges

Three Wadesboro men arrested on narcotics charges

Three men were arrested on drug charges last month, according to the Wadesboro Police Department.Derrick Leonard Boggan, 40, Godfrey Montez Little, 36...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Berry: ‘Safety…is so important’

Berry: ‘Safety…is so important’

More than a dozen companies received gold safety awards from North Carolina Commissioner of Labor Cherie K. Berry during a ceremony Monday evening.Ber...

May 20th, 2016 |