Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:56:06 EST 1800 Man arrested after flipping off deputy at crime scene A motorist was arrested after flipping off a deputy and speeding off on Monday morning. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST N.C. Pre-K available for this school year WADESBORO — Anson County Partnership for Children is accepting applications for N.C. Pre-K, a kindergarten readiness initiative that is proven to help 4-year-olds gain basic skills needed for success in elementary school. Children who are 4... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Discover Anson Bike Ride has a new date and location The Ninth Annual Discover Anson Bike Ride will be held on Oct. 11, in Wadesboro, which is a new date, with new location and routes. The ride includes the choice of a 26-, 43- and 62-mile route that will take you across the southern half of Anson... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you The Anson Record is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road to be closed July 21-Aug. 8 Both directions of Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road in Wadesboro will be closed starting at 8 a.m. on July 21, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced last week. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County commissioners donate sheriff's vehicle to Morven PD The Anson County Board of Commissioners voted at their regular monthly meeting Monday night, July 7, to donate “one of the best” sheriff's office vehicles to the town of Morven for its police department. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Strong turnout for early voting in second primary Even with a holiday weekend, early voting for the second sheriff's candidates primary has had a strong start. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Wadesboro council nixes alcohol sales during fall festival, honors employees On Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council denied a request from the Taste of the Pee Dee Festival committee to allow festival-goers to drink alcohol on Wade Street during the festival. Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST McLaurin: Clean coal ash from Yadkin-Pee Dee River first ROCKINGHAM — Anson County's state senator wants Duke Energy to make coal ash cleanup along the Yadkin-Pee Dee River a top priority. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST ACEC students celebrate 2014 graduation Congratulations to the sixth graduating class of Anson County Early College students! ACEC students participated in two ceremonies: South Piedmont Community College and Anson County Schools with 24 graduates overall, nine graduates with their... Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST SPCC offers Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing Summer Camp South Piedmont Community College will hold its first Advanced Engineering & Manufacturing Summer Camp for rising 11th- and 12th-graders on June 24. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Cub Scout Pack collects more than a ton of electronics recycling On May 31, Cub Scout Pack 530 held an e-recycling drive at Peachland United Methodist Church in Peachland. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Wadesboro Council nixes water, sewer rate hikes The town of Wadesboro voted on its budget during last Tuesday's special meeting. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Upper PeeDee Farm and Food Council director announces retirement The Upper PeeDee Farm and Food Council (UPFFC), serving Anson, Montgomery and Stanly counties, announces that its interim director, Nancy Bryant of Norwood, is retiring at the end of June. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST School bus drivers class to be offered June 24-26 A class for potential school bus drivers will be offered June 24, 25 and 26 at the Board of Education offices, 320 Camden Road, Wadesboro, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Taste of the Pee Dee festival planned for October Plans for the Taste of the Pee Dee festival are well under way. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Wadesboro Town Council works on finalizing budget The Wadesboro Town Council made further changes to its budget and adopted an employee health insurance plan during its regular monthly meeting on Monday. Wed, 4 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Career Center opens in Wadesboro The Centralina Workforce Development Board is proud to announce the opening of a new NCWorks Career Center in Anson County. And, to remove the image of what some called the “unemployment office.” Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Lilesville man arrested in Wadesboro on drug charges Wadesboro police arrested a Lilesville man on felony drug charges on Sunday. Tue, 3 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Coppadge earns master’s degree Shelia Coppadge, a 1990 graduate of Anson Sr. High School, received a master's degree in education May 2014 with 4.0 GPA from Grand Canyon University. Mon, 2 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST