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Morven’s Las Amigas chapter celebrates Founders Day

Morven’s Las Amigas chapter celebrates Founders Day

MORVEN — The Morven chapter of Las Amigas, Inc. observed its Founders Day at Harris Chapel AME Zion Church in …

April 28th, 2016 |  

Beloved barber James Flowers honored for life’s work

Beloved barber James Flowers honored for life’s work

LILESVILLE — Faith-Based Center of Hope recently honored Flowers’ Barber Shop, located in Lilesville, for its community service and volunteer …

April 27th, 2016 |  

Escaped Brown Creek inmate captured in Rowan County

Escaped Brown Creek inmate captured in Rowan County

LANDIS — Correctional officers and K-9s sniffed out an escaped inmate roughly 12 hours after he ran away from the …

April 27th, 2016 updated: April 27th, 2016. |  

Murder convict dies in ‘apparent suicide’ at Lanesboro prison

Murder convict dies in ‘apparent suicide’ at Lanesboro prison

POLKTON — Police are investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at Lanesboro Correctional Institution. Tony Davis, 26, was unresponsive …

April 25th, 2016 |  

To renovate or rebuild? Wadesboro Fire Department seeks public input on funding

To renovate or rebuild? Wadesboro Fire Department seeks public input on funding

The town of Wadesboro is asking for the public’s thoughts on finding funding for a new fire station. The right …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Anson chamber, Wadesboro reschedule Christmas parade

Anson chamber, Wadesboro reschedule Christmas parade

The Wadesboro Christmas parade is back on schedule, according to the town leaders. Town Manager Alex Sewell announced that the …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Anson commissioners eye zoning rules, defend landfill from complaints

Anson County commissioners discussed coal ash and the county landfill, zoning, teacher supplements and more during their annual retreat on …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Peachland-Polkton Elementary receives flag from Gov. Pat McCrory

Peachland-Polkton Elementary receives flag from Gov. Pat McCrory

Anne Hyatt | For the Record Travis Stegall, principal of Peachland-Polkton Elementary School, showed the school board and Superintendent Michael …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge welcomes Anson elementary students

Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge welcomes Anson elementary students

ANSONVILLE — Students from all over the county visited Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge this month in a series of environmental …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Small Grains Field Day slated next Tuesday in Peachland

Small Grains Field Day slated next Tuesday in Peachland

PEACHLAND — Farmers and researchers will gather next Tuesday to look over wheat research plots planted to test various seeds at …

April 25th, 2016 updated: April 27th, 2016. |  

Hildreth’s widow sought pension after his death in Mexican-American War

Hildreth’s widow sought pension after his death in Mexican-American War

Editor’s note: This week’s installment of Steve Bailey’s column on Anson County history consists of text from a “Declaration of …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Church honors former Anson County NAACP president’s daughter

Church honors former Anson County NAACP president’s daughter

Courtesy photo Mary Anna Ford was presented with an Ada Ford Singleton Award on April 17 at First Baptist Church …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Lindsey Chapel Fairview Church of God celebrates Pink Sunday

Lindsey Chapel Fairview Church of God celebrates Pink Sunday

Courtesy photo Lindsey Chapel Fairview Church of God celebrated Pink Sunday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on April …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Spring into a stress-free retirement with Social Security

Spring into a stress-free retirement with Social Security

There’s nothing like saying “goodbye” to Old Man Winter and “hello” to budding green leaves and fresh flowers. Spring is …

April 25th, 2016 |  

Win or lose, it’s how you play the game that counts

Win or lose, it’s how you play the game that counts

I’ve been taking part in the Richmond County Senior Games this past week. The North Carolina Senior Games actually began …

April 25th, 2016 |  

New charges added in Anson animal cruelty case

New charges added in Anson animal cruelty case

An Anson County man accused of killing an alpaca and a horse has now been charged with additional counts of …

April 19th, 2016 |  

From inmate to gourmet: Restaurateur educates, inspires at Brown Creek

From inmate to gourmet: Restaurateur educates, inspires at Brown Creek

POLKTON — Six years ago, chef Colin G. Bramlett Sr. was in prison. After earning a degree while in prison …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Anson County Democrats stress ballot box access

Anson County Democrats stress ballot box access

State and local Democratic leaders stressed the importance of voting and discussed voter ID rules during Saturday’s Anson County Democratic …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Deputies seek tips to end rash of Anson County break-ins

Deputies seek tips to end rash of Anson County break-ins

Sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help to end a rash of break-ins and thefts reported throughout Anson County. The …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Writers’ conference draws crowd

Writers’ conference draws crowd

Dozens of writers gathered at the Lockhart-Taylor Center on April 16 to hear from professionals on how they could hone …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Back Porch Stories: Tall tales and heartbreakers

Back Porch Stories: Tall tales and heartbreakers

The Carolinas Writers Conference kicked off Friday with Back Porch Stories at the Ansonia Theatre. Storytellers Jadie Fuson, Linda Goodman …

April 19th, 2016 |  

Wadesboro man faces insurance fraud charges

Wadesboro man faces insurance fraud charges

A Wadesboro man was arrested this month on allegations of committing insurance fraud. Walter Vernel Lisenby, 50, is charged with …

April 19th, 2016 |  

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