Anson’s top cops urge caution in Pokémon game

Anson’s top cops urge caution in Pokémon game

Pokémon have invaded Anson County.The digital creatures can be captured, battled and trained at locations across the globe using the new mobile g...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Wadesboro puts town recycling program ‘on hiatus’

Wadesboro puts town recycling program ‘on hiatus’

Wadesboro residents lost their downtown recycling location when the town council halted the program earlier this month.Following concerns brought befo...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Megan Garner: Victories, goals since becoming Anson County manager

Megan Garner: Victories, goals since becoming Anson County manager

In just over half a year, Megan Garner has worked with the county through its budget season, community concerns with the animal shelter, local protest...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Anson County Courthouse adds armed security

Anson County Courthouse adds armed security

At least one Anson County courthouse employee feels safer since the county implemented new security measures on July 1.Barbara Thomas, a deputy clerk ...

July 21st, 2016 updated: July 21st, 2016. |  


Man, deputy identified in Anson County officer-involved shooting

Man, deputy identified in Anson County officer-involved shooting

PEACHLAND — 911 calls released Sunday indicate a man who was shot by an Anson County sheriff’s deputy Friday afternoon did not want medica...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Former Wadesboro fire chief critically injured in Friday storms

Former Wadesboro fire chief critically injured in Friday storms

Thunderstorms that ripped through Anson County over the weekend sent a volunteer fireman to the hospital and left many residents with minor property d...

July 18th, 2016 |  


RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

RNC: Ohio delegation overjoyed by ‘Down Under’ speech

The Ohio delegation to the Republican National Convention received a visit from “Down Under” during its kickoff breakfast Monday.Australia...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Man dies following confrontation with Anson County deputies

Man dies following confrontation with Anson County deputies

PEACHLAND — A man is dead after Anson County deputies say he pointed a rifle at one of them following a medical call.Sheriff Landric Reid said t...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Anson County funeral director honored for service

Anson County funeral director honored for service

Contributed photoWadesboro funeral home owner Harold Smith was the first to receive a special award at a funeral home meeting July 15. The Funeral Dir...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Chesterfield County man charged with assaulting Polkton woman with knife

Chesterfield County man charged with assaulting Polkton woman with knife

POLKTON — A Chesterfield County man was arrested after police say he assaulted a woman with a knife, threatening to kill her if she left him.Fra...

July 14th, 2016 |