Diabetes grant approved in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — In North Carolina in 2015, the diabetes mortality rate (number of deaths in a population) was 22.2 per 100,000 while the rate of di...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Open meeting in Anson County to address disaster response

Anson County will hold an open public meeting Feb. 28 to discuss the county’s Resilient Redevelopment Planning process, being carried out in 50 ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Seeing past color: Anson County pastor talks trailblazing mother, memories

Seeing past color: Anson County pastor talks trailblazing mother, memories

This week, we look back at the violence in Anson County in the 1950s and 1960s from the perspective of the Rev. Charles Ford. This year will also mark...

February 22nd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


Anson County Girl Scouts: S’Mores sold out, others still available

Anson County Girl Scouts: S’Mores sold out, others still available

So long, S’Mores.The newest cookie in the Girl Scout’s product list was introduced last month and is now completely sold out, according to...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


N.C. fire marshal cautions against Universal smoke detectors

RALEIGH — Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey warned fire departments and residents across North Carolina on Monday about ...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Anson County school board honors students, staff

Anson County school board honors students, staff

The Anson County Board of Education recognized several students and staff members for their achievements during the board’s meeting on Monday ev...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Anson County high school open houses scheduled for next month

The high school selection process will begin with open houses next month.All four high schools will welcome prospective students and their families to...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Wadesboro council names new fire truck, health insurance as top priorities

Wadesboro council names new fire truck, health insurance as top priorities

“What are the most important issues, needs and opportunities facing the town of Wadesboro over the next three to five years?”David Long, a...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Harvest Ministries honors Anson County emergency service responders

Harvest Ministries in Wadesboro hosted the annual emergency services appreciation event on Feb. 12.This event, which is part of the month of February,...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Ansonville Book Club celebrates 100 years

Ansonville Book Club celebrates 100 years

The Ansonville Book Club, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs since 1917, celebrated its 100th anniversary Tuesday, Oct. 4, at t...

February 20th, 2017 |