Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Wed, 27 May 2015 05:50:45 EST 1800 Life expectancy in Anson remains low http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153667818/Life-expectancy-in-Anson-remains-low A baby born today in Anson County will live an average of 6.4 years less than a baby born on the same day in Orange County, according to N.C. Child. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:26:52 EST ‘Fracking Stories’ to screen at Wadesboro library http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153668807/Fracking-Stories-to-screen-at-Wadesboro-library On Thursday at 7 p.m., Pee Dee WALL will host “Fracking Stories,” a screening event featuring six short documentaries that explore the public health and environmental consequences of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and the ways that... Tue, 26 May 2015 12:36:52 EST Charlotte population grows, Anson’s declines http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153666700/Charlotte-population-grows-Ansons-declines RALEIGH — Charlotte, the largest city in the Carolinas, has a population in excess of 800,000, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Tue, 26 May 2015 08:01:52 EST True meaning of Memorial Day remembered at county service http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153680613/True-meaning-of-Memorial-Day-remembered-at-county-service Anson County's annual Memorial Day service, held Saturday morning on the courthouse steps, brought home the point again and again that the holiday is more than the start to the summer season. It's meant to be a remembrance of the... Sat, 23 May 2015 11:51:51 EST AEDC recaps economic development summit http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153665715/AEDC-recaps-economic-development-summit A recap of what went right and what could be changed about this year's economic development summit dominated the conversation during the regular monthly meeting of the Anson Economic Development Corporation on Thursday morning. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:31:51 EST School meals to be free for all students starting in August http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153661246/School-meals-to-be-free-for-all-students-starting-in-August All meals served at Anson County Schools will be free to all students, beginning Aug. 24 with the start of the 2015-16 school year. Fri, 22 May 2015 13:01:51 EST TDA votes to start branding project http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153634629/TDA-votes-to-start-branding-project On Wednesday, the Anson County Tourism Development Authority unanimously voted to help fund a branding and wayfinding sign project in Anson County. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:36:51 EST Carolinians kick off summer with highest Memorial Day travel in a decade http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153620344/Carolinians-kick-off-summer-with-highest-Memorial-Day-travel-in-a-decade CHARLOTTE — An estimated 1,029,500 North Carolina and 475,500 South Carolina motorists are expected to celebrate this Memorial Day weekend with a road trip - the highest numbers for both states in 10 years. A strong economy and low gas prices... Wed, 20 May 2015 16:16:51 EST Historian Leuchtenburg on Hillary Clinton’s challenges http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153560516/Historian-Leuchtenburg-on-Hillary-Clintons-challenges Is it too early to start putting the 2016 presidential election in historical perspective?Maybe. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:51:54 EST Little Rattler (The best snake dog in two counties) http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153561517/Little-Rattler-(The-best-snake-dog-in-two-counties) When I was 10 years old my great uncle gave me a little mixed hound puppy. The mama of this pup was a fine black and tan hound, while the daddy was just a mixed up fiest named Ol' Rattler. Uncle L.D. said the only reason he kept Rattler around... Wed, 20 May 2015 09:51:53 EST Defense is one of Congress’s most important responsibilities http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153560041/Defense-is-one-of-Congresss-most-important-responsibilities One of Congress' most important constitutional duties, and a responsibility I take very seriously, is to provide for the common defense. These past few years alone have taught us we face barbaric terrorists like ISIS and murderous regimes like... Wed, 20 May 2015 09:51:51 EST Old hospital building slated for demolition this summer http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153571446/Old-hospital-building-slated-for-demolition-this-summer The building on Morven Road that formerly housed Anson Community Hospital is slated for demolition this summer. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:46:51 EST WPD enforcing “Click It or Ticket” http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153582506/WPD-enforcing-Click-It-or-Ticket Through May 31, the Wadesboro Police Department will start a “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:01:52 EST Track team has strong season http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153454066/Track-team-has-strong-season The Anson High School track team has had a strong season, surpassing even their coach's expectations. Tue, 19 May 2015 16:26:52 EST Frick named new leader of 8th District Democratic Party http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153558598/Frick-named-new-leader-of-8th-District-Democratic-Party ROCKINGHAM — Ten days before his 21st birthday, student organizer Dylan Frick became the top Democrat in a dozen North Carolina counties. Tue, 19 May 2015 16:26:51 EST Wadesboro Rotary honors Teachers of the Year http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153569501/Wadesboro-Rotary-honors-Teachers-of-the-Year The Wadesboro Rotary Club gave out Teacher of the Year awards to deserving local educators from each school during its meeting last Thursday. Mon, 18 May 2015 18:01:54 EST Cooper announces run for governor http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153558489/Cooper-announces-run-for-governor ROCKINGHAM — Roy Cooper says cash-starved public schools, an overtaxed middle class and statewide spats over social issues prodded him into the governor's race. Mon, 18 May 2015 10:56:52 EST Sheriff, Chief Deputy visit Kids Express http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153529501/Sheriff-Chief-Deputy-visit-Kids-Express Kids Express recently hosted special visitors, Sheriff Landric Reid and Chief Deputy Scott Howell.The children presented footprint police car artwork to be hung at the sheriff's department. Sat, 16 May 2015 16:31:52 EST Law enforcement officers honored with prayer service http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153523375/Law-enforcement-officers-honored-with-prayer-service At least 150 people gathered in front of the Anson County Courthouse on Thursday night for a candlelight prayer service for law enforcement officers. Fri, 15 May 2015 16:06:54 EST Stevons signs on for college basketball http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153481248/Stevons-signs-on-for-college-basketball Parrish Stevons, a senior and basketball player at Anson High School, signed with Sandhills Community College on Wednesday. Fri, 15 May 2015 11:11:51 EST