Laurinburg man catches 50-pound catfish at Blewett Falls

Laurinburg man catches 50-pound catfish at Blewett Falls

LAURINBURG —In the middle of the night, Raylon Jacobs found himself reeling in the biggest fish that he had ever caught.The Laurinburg resident ...

June 25th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro teen wins trip, tours D.C.

Wadesboro teen wins trip, tours D.C.

A Wadesboro teenager returned last week from a trip touring the nation’s capital, visiting national landmarks and meeting with state representat...

June 25th, 2016 |  


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 kayak and canoe launch at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

Anson County tourism boosters tour new kayak and canoe launch at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge

Tourism boosters visited a kayak and canoe launch along the Pee Dee River that they hope will be a step to increasing outdoor tourism in the county. ...

June 22nd, 2016 updated: June 27th, 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 |