Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:18:39 EST 1800 PPES students donate food, toys http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150629469/PPES-students-donate-food-toys Peachland-Polkton Elementary School students recently held a canned food drive and participated in the Toys for Tots donation program. Students collected 2,665 cans to be donated to the local food bank, Feed My Lambs, and they brought in 248 toys for... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:31:09 EST Local 5-year-old author celebrated http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150561963/Local-5-year-old-author-celebrated On Nov. 8, authors Kyla McKenzie and Monique Robin-Bird Brown were at Forestville A.M.E. Zion Church in Lilesville, where the interim pastor is Sister Brenda V. Harris, MDiv., M.S., for the Community Prayer Breakfast along with meditation speaker,... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:32:09 EST AEDC gets update on various projects http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150627177/AEDC-gets-update-on-various-projects The Anson Economic Development Corporation got an update on several ongoing county projects at the group's regular monthly meeting Thursday morning. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:05:17 EST North Carolina’s October unemployment down to 6.3 percent http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150626170/North-Carolinas-October-unemployment-down-to-6.3-percent RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted October unemployment rate was 6.3 percent, decreasing 0.4 of a percentage point from September's revised rate of 6.7 percent. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.8... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:07:09 EST Update on ‘911 baby’ http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150617484/Update-on-911-baby It has come to The Anson Record's attention that there was an oversight in last week's front-page article, “'911 baby' doing fine.” Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:01:06 EST SPCC nursing students provide free coats http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150616862/SPCC-nursing-students-provide-free-coats On Thursday morning, practical nursing students from South Piedmont Community College gave out a total of 615 winter coats, as well as hats, scarves and gloves to needy residents of Anson County. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:12:07 EST No charges to be filed against Morven fire chief http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150610556/No-charges-to-be-filed-against-Morven-fire-chief No charges will be filed against Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway, Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen announced Thursday morning. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:55:17 EST TDA continues efforts to promote Anson County http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150569345/TDA-continues-efforts-to-promote-Anson-County The Anson County Tourism Development Authority approved part of a request from the Anson County Arts Council during their regular meeting last Wednesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:26:16 EST I got the red blues http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150566498/I-got-the-red-blues RALEIGH — One of the legacies of the George W. Bush era was the codification of the red-blue color scheme for American politics. Newspapers and TV networks used the results of the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections to produce maps... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:49:06 EST Senator-Elect McInnis releases statement http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150561512/Senator-Elect-McInnis-releases-statement First, thank you to all who voted in the recent elections. I'm grateful for the support across the 25th Senate District. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:46:11 EST Congress, President should work together on energy solutions http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150546342/Congress-President-should-work-together-on-energy-solutions One message I received loud and clear this election was the American people want their leaders to work together, to find common ground and to focus on bipartisan solutions to spur job creation and strengthen the economy. I agree this is how our... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:46:10 EST Recount planned for Supreme Court Associate Justice http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150577845/Recount-planned-for-Supreme-Court-Associate-Justice The Anson County Board of Elections office will hold a vote recount meeting on Thursday at 10 a.m. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:42:11 EST ‘Runaway Turkeyette’ premieres at Ansonia this weekend http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150568833/Runaway-Turkeyette-premieres-at-Ansonia-this-weekend The original play “Runaway Turkeyette” will debut at the Ansonia Theatre this weekend. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 14:31:10 EST Mobile meth lab busted during traffic stop http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150566978/Mobile-meth-lab-busted-during-traffic-stop Wadesboro police were investigating a separate crime when they found a mobile meth lab during a traffic stop last Tuesday. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:20:11 EST Pauldo signs with Wingate, earns scholarship http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/150562433/Pauldo-signs-with-Wingate-earns-scholarship Anson High School basketball player Chanel Pauldo signed with Wingate University on Wednesday. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:11:04 EST Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge celebrates 50 years http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150481620/Pee-Dee-Wildlife-Refuge-celebrates-50-years Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge held its annual Night Prowl and refuge anniversary celebration on Nov. 8. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:16:09 EST Baucom to serve as interim county manager http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150545228/Baucom-to-serve-as-interim-county-manager After a closed session during the regular monthly meeting on Nov. 10, the Anson County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint its chair, Anna Baucom, as interim county manager once the current county manager finishes his tenure next... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:45:11 EST ‘911 baby’ doing fine after being birthed over the phone http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150541819/911-baby-doing-fine-after-being-birthed-over-the-phone A Lilesville newborn and his mother are “both doing fine” a little over a month after the baby was birthed with help from a 911 dispatcher. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:18:18 EST Retiring sheriff receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150521515/Retiring-sheriff-receives-Order-of-the-Long-Leaf-Pine%3Fnocache Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen, who will retire in December, was recently presented with the prestigious Order of the Long Leaf Pine by N.C. Senator Gene McLaurin. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:39:12 EST ‘Steel Magnolias’ comes to the Ansonia http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150481598/Steel-Magnolias-comes-to-the-Ansonia A beloved play that inspired a popular movie came to life at the Ansonia Theatre with the opening of “Steel Magnolias” on Friday. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:36:06 EST