Anson Record- RSS Feed Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:22:53 EST 1800 Refuge to discontinue GMO crops by 2016 By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:12:15 EST Town of Wadesboro closed for Labor Day holiday The Wadesboro Town Hall will be closed Sept. 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.There will be no garbage pick-up on Sept. 1 due to the Labor Day Holiday. Monday's garbage route will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:11:08 EST Back to school and back to the legislature As our schools are set to begin the new school year, students are both nervous and excited, parents are encouraging their children and helping them get ready, backpacks are filled with school supplies, teachers are getting classrooms and lesson plans... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:07:17 EST We should follow Churchill’s advice for dealing with ISIS Winston Churchill once said, “However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.” Over the past several months, the world has watched with great concern the events unfolding around the Middle East and Eastern... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:06:08 EST Anson’s unemployment on the rise After a downward trend, Anson County's unemployment rate increased 0.7 percent for the month of July, to 8 percent, according to numbers released Wednesday morning by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:31:16 EST Final public hearing on oil and gas rules moved to different location RALEIGH — A Sept. 12 public hearing devoted to North Carolina's oil and gas rules is being moved to another spot on the Western Carolina University campus — the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center, 92 Catamount... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:10:06 EST Anson heads back to school Anson County Schools Superintendent Michael Freeman reported a very positive start to the 2014-15 school year on Monday. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:37:10 EST Chamber continues school supply drive The Anson County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Wadesboro Rotary Club has been collecting school supplies throughout the month of August and are still taking donations. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:25 EST Anson students flock to Back-to-School Bash More than 2,000 people turned out for the Back to School Bash,held on Aug. 16, prior to the start of the new school year on Aug. 25. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:00:13 EST Parks & Rec director to be inducted into Stanly Sports Hall of Fame Anson County Parks and Recreation director Jeff Waisner will be inducted into the Stanly County Sports Hall of Fame in October. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:11:13 EST Prayer Walks held as school begins Anson County Woman's Missionary Union leaders invited other Ansonians to join them Saturday morning at 9 a.m. to offer prayer for the new school year. A different leader was assigned to each school so that at the same time, prayer was offered... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:46:12 EST New apartment complex gets federal tax credits Abbington Grove of Wadesboro, a planned multi-family apartment complex, was one of the recipients of federal tax credits from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. The agency announced Aug. 19 the award of federal tax credits and other financing... Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:07:08 EST Youngster continues tradition of donating toys to Sheriff’s Office For the eighth year in a row, Logan Goodwin and his grandmother, Diane Goodwin, brought dozens of new stuffed animals and cartoon figures to the Anson County Sheriff's Office to be given out to children in crisis situations. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:41:08 EST HOLLA! tennis event planned for Saturday The HOLLA! Eagles tennis team will be holding a yard sale this Saturday at the HOLLA! Center in Morven. Clothes, shoes, household items, and many more goodies will be available for purchase. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:21:11 EST Landlord arrested over prematurely evicting tenants Officers arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last Thursday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:15 EST Out of the shadows The tragic death of Robin Williams last week has opened many people's eyes to the plight of those who suffer with depression. It's not merely something you can “get over” or... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:51:21 EST Bringing jobs back to N.C. North Carolina's businesses are a vital component of our national economy and must be afforded every opportunity to prosper, grow and create jobs. It's a state priority, as well as one of my own, to support industries and small businesses... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:48:13 EST A letter of thanks to town of Wadesboro I would like to thank the Wadesboro Town Manager, Mr. Alex Sewell, and his maintenance staff for the quick response to the hazard on Reddington Street, Wadesboro. Your quick and efficient work done may very well save a life. I thank you all again, and... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:43:29 EST Anson tops most dangerous list for tractor trailers For the fourth straight year, Anson County has topped AAA Carolinas' list of the most dangerous North Carolina counties for tractor-trailer collisions. The report was based on AAA's analysis of 2013 data from the North Carolina Department of... Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:57:06 EST Brown Creek inmates spend a day with their families Several inmates from Brown Creek Correctional Institution spent quality time with their families during a Family Fun Day on Saturday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:29:09 EST