Anson Record- RSS Feed Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:28:41 EST 1800 Operation Medicine Drop: another success The Anson County Sheriff's Office Operation Medicine Drop was held on March 21. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:26:51 EST CSX responds to complaints about blocked crossing in Lilesville Last Friday, a CSX Transportation Rail blocked the Cowan Street crossing in Lilesville for approximately 12 hours, barring citizens from crossing the tracks. The Anson Record reached out to CSX Transportation for a response. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:51:52 EST Wadesboro police chief seeks community’s help in solving, preventing violent crime In recent weeks, the Wadesboro Police Department has been responding to a growing number of violent crimes involving felonious assaults with deadly weapons, including firearms. We are working hard at the department to ensure that all citizens and our... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:26:52 EST Tips to keep our children safe With springtime here and summer close, children are starting to spend time outdoors enjoying the warmer weather. With school out in the summertime, some children are even left home while parents work. Here are a few tips for you and your children to... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:54 EST Latest EPA regulations overstep bounds All across the country last week, we joined together to celebrate National Agriculture Day and recognize the tremendous impact America's agriculture community has on our daily lives. From the fields to our kitchen tables, to the clothes we wear... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:53 EST A lack of respect from CSX The citizens living in the Lilesville community behind Hatcher's Park was held hostage by CSX Transportation Rail train on Friday for over 12 hours. The train blocked the crossing on Cowan Street for over 12 hours, preventing the citizens on the... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:52 EST My trip to Norlina Come on and go to Norlina with me!Before you ask where Norlina is, and why should you want to go there, let me explain. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:51 EST Diabetes workshop designed for happier, healthier lives Living with or caring for someone with diabetes can affect your quality of life. This six-week Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop is designed to help you better manage your diabetes and live a happier, healthier life. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:31:52 EST HOLLA! welcomes new Bearcat football coach The HOLLA! Center in Morven held a breakfast in honor of new Anson High School football coach Ralph Jackson last Tuesday. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:31:51 EST Anson Athletics to host golf tournament Saturday Anson Athletics will host its second annual golf tournament on Saturday at Twin Valley Country Club in Wadesboro. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:56:52 EST Anson Bearcats Sports Rundown Varsity baseballThe varsity Bearcats fell to Purnell Swett on Wednesday with a score of 4-3. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:26:51 EST Traffic violation leads to felony drug arrest A routine traffic stop led to a felony drug arrest last Wednesday, after the individual jumped from the car and fled on foot. Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:16:51 EST D.G. Martin to speak at Carolinas Writers Conference D.G. Martin, host of “North Carolina Bookwatch,” will be the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Carolinas Writers Conference, to be held April 18 at South Piedmont Community College's Lockhart-Taylor Center in Wadesboro. His topic... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:06:51 EST Anson’s unemployment inches upward in January After several months of decreasing unemployment rates, Anson County started off 2015 with a slightly higher rate. The county's rate for January was 6.5 percent, up 0.4 of a percentage point from December 2014's revised rate of 6.1... Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:01:52 EST Computers to be awarded Saturday The Caraway Foundation, HOLLA! and the Kramden Institute will be joining together this weekend to award refurbished computers to needy students in Anson County. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:26:51 EST Southeastern Regional Partnership, incentives dominate AEDC discussion During its first meeting after the second annual economic summit, the Anson Economic Development Corporation discussion centered around its place in the Southeastern Regional Partnership and the state legislature's recent consideration of adding... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:46:53 EST State unemployment rate remains unchanged for January North Carolina's unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent in January, unchanged from December's revised rate of 5.4 percent, according to numbers released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division on... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:16:52 EST Operation Medicine Drop is this weekend The Anson County Sheriff's Office and Anson County Partnership for Children will be holding Operation Medicine Drop on March 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m. at the Wadesboro Food Lion. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:06:52 EST WPS celebrates Dr. Seuss Wadesboro Primary School celebrated Dr. Seuss March 2-6 with different activities every day. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST Everyone should pay their county taxes I am on my soapbox today! I have just finished looking at and counting 10 pages (front and back) of names listed for unpaid taxes. No wonder our county has no money for anything. I wish I had the time to add up just how many thousands and maybe even a... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:46:57 EST