February was National Sweet Potato Month, which was the perfect opportunity for connecting the cafeteria to the classroom at Ansonville Elementary School. AES students and staff showed their love for sweet potatoes with a variety of educational and promotional activities.
Sweet potatoes have been around since the prehistoric times and some scientists believe that dinosaurs might have eaten these delicious vegetables. They have been cultivated in the United States for centuries and North Carolina leads all other states in sweet potato production, producing about 40 percent of the national supply.To promote good nutrition and celebrate National Sweet Potato Month in February, the Lilesville Elementary School Cafeteria hosted a sweet potato decorating ...
The town of Lilesville will sponsor its fourth annual Catfish Stew Cookoff contest on March 15 at Hatcher Park. This year’s cookoff will also feature a stew of the chef’s choice. The cookoff will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with judging from 1-2 p.m. There is no entry fee, but all cooks must enter by March 12.The Catfish Stew Cookoff winner will receive a $250 cash prize, with second place winning $100 and third place, $50. This year, a new panel of judges will sele...
WADESBORO — Do you know someone who is helping make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child? Acknowledge their excellence by nominating them for the Champion for Children award to be presented at the Week of the Young Child evening performance of “Too Many Frogs” by the Tarradiddle Players on April 8. A reception will be held prior to the performance to recognize the finalists for this award.Presented by Anson County Partnership for Children...
CONNECT Our Future is holding county open forums throughout 14 different counties, including Anson. The goal of the forums is to “collaborate with residents from around the greater Charlotte region to create a shared growth plan for our future,” according to a press release.Four growth options based on input from residents, local governments, businesses and other organizations during the last 18 months will be presented at the forums. Citizens who attend current forums ...
The Wadesboro Town Council had a full agenda on Monday evening, swearing in a new fire chief, discussing trash pickup options and hearing State of the Department reports from department heads.The council swore in new Fire Chief Marc Sessions. He is replacing former Chief Jimmy Burns, who is retiring.State of Department reportsHugh James, town public services director, said there are several items the town needs that have been put off for some ...
Several speakers addressed a crowd of over 70 attendees during the inaugural Anson Economic Development Summit on Wednesday. Several speakers provided a local workforce development perspective.K-12 Initiatives in Anson County
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