Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:39:50 EST 1800 Carolinians brace for second winter storm in three days http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/152054364/Carolinians-brace-for-second-winter-storm-in-three-days%3Fnocache CHARLOTTE — The Carolinas are expected to be hit with the second winter storm in three days, starting tonight throughout Thursday. Some areas could experience up to 8 inches of snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:21:51 EST Yoga helps inmates make positive changes http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151944838/Yoga-helps-inmates-make-positive-changes Inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution and Brown Creek Correctional have the opportunity to take yoga classes, thanks to former Anson County resident Leslie Snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:01:51 EST FAFSA Day is Saturday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/151930852/FAFSA-Day-is-Saturday This Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon, is FAFSA Day. Colleges and universities use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid a student may qualify for. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:53 EST Sheriff’s Office, Marshals team up for Operation Warrant Roundup http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152001423/Sheriffs-Office-Marshals-team-up-for-Operation-Warrant-Roundup The Anson County Sheriff's Office teamed up with the United States Marshals Service to conduct Operation Warrant Roundup early last Thursday morning. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:51 EST Time to bring back some help for low-wage workers http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/152010899/Time-to-bring-back-some-help-for-low-wage-workers Half the states in the country currently provide help for their low-wage workers with a state Earned Income Tax Credit patterned after the federal EITC that former President Ronald Reagan called the best anti-poverty program Congress ever... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:21:52 EST President Obama’s immigration amnesty is unconstitutional, illegal http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/151998189/President-Obamas-immigration-amnesty-is-unconstitutional-illegal As you know, there is an ongoing debate over the legality of President Obama's unprecedented executive action to grant amnesty to nearly 5 million illegal immigrants. I stand firm in my belief that President Obama's actions are not only... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:21:51 EST Snow blankets Anson County http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/152029387/Snow-blankets-Anson-County For the second Tuesday in a row, Anson County woke up to a dusting of snow on the ground. This week, however, no freezing rain or ice was involved. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:31:51 EST Bearcats’ last week: one win, one loss http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/152013235/Bearcats-last-week:-one-win-one-loss The Bearcats beat the Panthers last Thursday, but the Weddington Warriors took down the Anson Bearcats last Friday. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:46:51 EST More wintry weather reaches Anson this week http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/152009683/More-wintry-weather-reaches-Anson-this-week For the second Tuesday in a row, Anson County woke up to a dusting of snow on the ground. This week, however, no freezing rain or ice was involved. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:11:52 EST Jackson signs on as new Anson football coach http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151999780/Jackson-signs-on-as-new-Anson-football-coach After leading the North Stanly High School football team to back-to-back winning seasons, Ralph Jackson is heading to Anson to serve as the new football coach for the Bearcats. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:56:51 EST Carolinas HealthCare System Anson celebrates Heart Health Month http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151998460/Carolinas-HealthCare-System-Anson-celebrates-Heart-Health-Month WADESBORO — February is Heart Health Month, a time to raise awareness for heart disease. In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. More than 1 million people are hospitalized for heart failure each... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:56:52 EST Feather loss in backyard flocks http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151758496/Feather-loss-in-backyard-flocks Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens lose feathers for a variety of reasons, and most loss is just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:16:51 EST Anson farmer wins N.C. Pork Council award http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151808605/Anson-farmer-wins-N.C.-Pork-Council-award RALEIGH — The 2015 awardees honored recently during the North Carolina pork industry's annual conference include a community-minded producer from Kenansville and an Anson County farmer who has made leadership in the pork industry part of... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:31:51 EST AT&T replaces Alltel in Anson, other counties http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151931535/ATT-replaces-Alltel-in-Anson-other-counties WADESBORO — More than 60,000 former Alltel wireless customers in North Carolina are seeing a change as AT&T launches service for them. AT&T acquired Alltel's wireless operations in September 2013. The transaction included subscribers,... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:56:51 EST Broadband as economic development tool at AEDC meeting http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151953259/Broadband-as-economic-development-tool-at-AEDC-meeting During the monthly meeting of the Anson Economic Development Corporation, a discussion of using broadband Internet as an economic development tool took center stage. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:26:51 EST Anson senior signs with Methodist University http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/151886804/Anson-senior-signs-with-Methodist-University Anson High School senior Katelyn Howell signed with Methodist University last week. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:36:51 EST Board of Elections talks equipment needs http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151892843/Board-of-Elections-talks-equipment-needs The Anson County Board of Elections discussed its hopes for new equipment during its regular meeting last Tuesday. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:51 EST Take a ‘Sentimental Journey’ Feb. 22 at the Ansonia http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151884662/Take-a-Sentimental-Journey-Feb.-22-at-the-Ansonia The Ansonia Theatre is proud to present “Sentimental Journey” on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:01:51 EST A Black History Month Valentine http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/151892162/A-Black-History-Month-Valentine Each February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month.There is an important, but seldom if ever mentioned, connective link. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:51:51 EST Conditions improving, but temperatures/ice still pose danger http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151926702/Conditions-improving-but-temperatures/ice-still-pose-danger RALEIGH — While the threat of a major snow and ice storm may have passed, State Emergency Response Team officials say they are remaining vigilant and responsive. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:46:52 EST