Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:51:19 EST 1800 Escaped inmate caught hours later in Monroe http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50649657/Escaped-inmate-caught-hours-later-in-Monroe An Anson County Jail inmate escaped Saturday afternoon, only to be caught in Monroe three hours after his escape. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:57:10 EST Volleyball team loses tough games http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/50643074/Volleyball-team-loses-tough-games The Lady Cats lost their home JV and varsity volleyball games to Sun Valley last Thursday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:10:25 EST Anson loses ‘Battle for the Border’ to Chesterfield, 34-7 http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/50639841/Anson-loses-Battle-for-the-Border-to-Chesterfield-34-7 The Bearcats lost an away game to Chesterfield with a score of 34-7 last Friday. The winner of the game, Chesterfield, was awarded the “Battle for the Border” trophy by Anson Community Hospice and Hospice of Chesterfield County as part of... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:09:15 EST Anson, Chesterfiled to ‘Battle for the Border’ http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/50539711/Anson-Chesterfiled-to-Battle-for-the-Border The Anson Bearcats and Chesterfield Rams will face off on the gridiron for the inaugural “Battle For The Border” trophy Sept. 12. The trophy is being presented by non-profit hospices serving the two counties, Anson Community Hospice and... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:51:13 EST South Piedmont Community College to open new Advising Centers http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/50618210/South-Piedmont-Community-College-to-open-new-Advising-Centers South Piedmont Community College's new dedicated Advising Centers, one on its L.L. Polk Campus in Polkton and another on its Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, will play a key role in keeping SPCC students on a clear path toward... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:20:12 EST Volunteers help Anson remember Sept. 11, 2001 http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50603428/Volunteers-help-Anson-remember-Sept.-11-2001 In what's become an annual tradition, Uptown Wadesboro, Inc., has laid 2,996 flags in front of the Anson County Courthouse to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. One flag is laid for each of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks in New... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:50:33 EST Wadesboro Town Council honors young men who saved home http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50565120/Wadesboro-Town-Council-honors-young-men-who-saved-home During its regular meeting on Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council gave two young men citizen's awards for their actions that prevented a house fire. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:47:15 EST Veterans Enhancement Fair deemed a success http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50557088/Veterans-Enhancement-Fair-deemed-a-success On Sept. 3, the Salisbury VAMC Rural Health Team, Winston Salem VBA, Greenville Mobile Vet Cruiser, the OEF/OIFCoordinater participated in Anson County's third annual Veteran Enhancement Fair hosted by Ted Ward, Anson County Veteran Service... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:35:13 EST N.C. is on cusp of ‘unleashing’ natural energy resources http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/50555689/N.C.-is-on-cusp-of-unleashing-natural-energy-resources With the days still hot in North Carolina, it's hard to imagine turning on the heat, but winter's cold temperatures could bring increased demand for natural gas and increased energy costs for our families. I regularly hear concerns from... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:08:13 EST Rep. Brody shares latest from Raleigh http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/50536828/Rep.-Brody-shares-latest-from-Raleigh Raleigh NewsCoal Ash BillOne of the last pieces of legislation that was passed in the short session was a Senate and House compromise plan to close all N.C. coal ash ponds. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:06:15 EST Accidents take two lives over three days in Anson http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50570065/Accidents-take-two-lives-over-three-days-in-Anson Accidents on Saturday night and Monday morning have taken the lives of two Anson County residents. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:05:17 EST Help save Anson’s property values http://ansonrecord.com/news/letters/50561957/Help-save-Ansons-property-values I am glad to see Rep Richard Hudson so concerned about our local real estate values! I hope and pray he opposes the industrial-strength hydraulic mining of natural gas known as “fracking” here locally to be sold via pipelines to other... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:05:15 EST County commissioners reject surplus property disposal policy http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50568617/County-commissioners-reject-surplus-property-disposal-policy For two straight months, representatives from the towns of Morven, Lilesville, Ansonville and Peachland appeared before the Anson County Board of Commissioners to request free police patrol vehicles for their towns. After the commissioners agreed to... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:00:08 EST Accidents take two lives over three days in Anson http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50555067/Accidents-take-two-lives-over-three-days-in-Anson Two accidents on Saturday night and Monday morning have taken the lives of two Anson County residents. Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:03:16 EST Bearcats enjoy 35-8 win vs. South Stanly http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/50548639/Bearcats-enjoy-35-8-win-vs.-South-Stanly The Bearcats won Friday night's game versus South Stanly with a comfortable 35-8 win. Sat, 6 Sep 2014 22:47:12 EST Pee Dee Electric pledges $100,000 for new Agri-Civic Center http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50540261/Pee-Dee-Electric-pledges-$100000-for-new-Agri-Civic-Center WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric has pledged to donate $20,000 a year for the next five years to help fund the Anson County Agri-Civic Center. The donation was made in response to the Anson Agri-Civic Center Capital Campaign. The campaign,... Sat, 6 Sep 2014 09:01:17 EST Helms indicted on first-degree murder charges http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50521418/Helms-indicted-on-first-degree-murder-charges On Sept. 2, grand juries in Anson County and Union County indicted Eddie Clyde Helms, 61, of Marshville on first-degree murder charges for the 1988 murder of John T. Griffin III of Peachland and the 2012 killing of Charles Ronald Goodwin of... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 10:01:09 EST McLendon-Brown indicted for fraud, disturbing human remains http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/50530956/Mary-McLendon-Brown-indicted-for-fraud-disturbing-human-remains Mary McLendon-Brown was indicted on two separate counts on Thursday. Thu, 4 Sep 2014 20:47:11 EST Sheriff provides answers to FAQs http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/50453237/Sheriff-provides-answers-to-FAQs A day does not go by that I don't answer a half a dozen or more questions from individuals about what they can or cannot do; or how to go about doing something relating to an activity of the Sheriff's Office. Over the years I have put... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:41:19 EST Upcoming fall season hopefully will bring change http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/50486414/Upcoming-fall-season-hopefully-will-bring-change Wow. I cannot believe how fast time flies. As we head into Labor Day, I hate to see summer end, but I'm excited to think about back to school, football season gearing up, and a little break from the heat. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:38:11 EST