Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:57:29 EST 1800 FAFSA Day is Saturday This Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon, is FAFSA Day. Colleges and universities use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid a student may qualify for. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:53 EST Sheriff’s Office, Marshals team up for Operation Warrant Roundup The Anson County Sheriff's Office teamed up with the United States Marshals Service to conduct Operation Warrant Roundup early last Thursday morning. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:51 EST Feather loss in backyard flocks Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens lose feathers for a variety of reasons, and most loss is just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:16:51 EST Anson farmer wins N.C. Pork Council award RALEIGH — The 2015 awardees honored recently during the North Carolina pork industry's annual conference include a community-minded producer from Kenansville and an Anson County farmer who has made leadership in the pork industry part of... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:31:51 EST Broadband as economic development tool at AEDC meeting During the monthly meeting of the Anson Economic Development Corporation, a discussion of using broadband Internet as an economic development tool took center stage. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:26:51 EST Board of Elections talks equipment needs The Anson County Board of Elections discussed its hopes for new equipment during its regular meeting last Tuesday. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:51 EST Take a ‘Sentimental Journey’ Feb. 22 at the Ansonia The Ansonia Theatre is proud to present “Sentimental Journey” on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:01:51 EST AHS drama club to present comedies at Ansonia EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to school closings and dangerous weather, the Drama Club has rescheduled their productions of "Romeo to Go" and "Bad Auditions by Bad Actors." Both plays will be performed the weekend of April 24th and 25th. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:31:51 EST N.C.’s electric cooperatives ready to respond in case of power outages RALEIGH — Electric cooperative crews throughout the state are on alert for any outages that may result from the predicted wintry weather. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:51:51 EST LES celebrates National School Counseling Week National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), was celebrated from Feb. 2-6 at Lilesville Elementary School. This week provided the school community the opportunity to focus public attention on the... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:46:53 EST SPCC to host ‘Hidden Gem’ events next week South Piedmont Community College's Institutional Effectiveness & Research department will host two free events next week to spotlight the college's many opportunities and services. “The Hidden Gem in Your Community,” with... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:31:52 EST Citizens rally for Arts Council, against motorsports park Citizens rallied at the Anson County Commissioners' meeting last Tuesday to oppose an upcoming motorsports park and to request funding for the Anson County Arts Council.Arts Council Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:31:51 EST Measles is latest medical outbreak to cause concern locally Although two people suspected of having measles in Cleveland County recently tested negative for the disease, a total of 121 cases have been diagnosed in 17 states so far in 2015. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:31:51 EST Home-schooled students create Civil War-era project Local homeschoolers Kimberly Ponds and Hannah Newell, both 16, made a model of a Civil War-era plantation using household items for their history project. Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:01:51 EST Attorney general urges: Don’t fall for phone calls demanding tax payments CHARLOTTE — Anyone who calls you and demands immediate payment for taxes is trying to rip you off, said Attorney General Roy Cooper, federal officials and the Better Business Bureau. Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:21:51 EST Tips to help parent-teacher conferences run smoothly The second semester Parent Conference Day is almost here and many parents are preparing to meet their child's teacher. Below are some ideas to help you win “big” during that special meeting: Tue, 3 Feb 2015 12:46:52 EST Sewer overflows into Brush Fork Creek The town of Wadesboro experienced a sewer overflow into Brush Fork Creek on Jan. 29. Approximately 980,000 gallons spilled into the creek. Mon, 2 Feb 2015 13:51:51 EST Wadesboro seeks public input on budget WADESBORO — The Town of Wadesboro is seeking public input on what the public thinks the Town's priorities should be for the 2015-2016 Budget. A public hearing will be held during the Feb. 2 Town Council meeting. The meeting begins at 5... Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:51:52 EST Toys for Tots holds annual Gratitude Banquet Anson County Toys for Tots Gratitude Banquet was held on Jan. 10 at the Lockhart-Taylor Center beginning at 6 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening was Attorney Fred D. Poisson Jr. from Poisson, Poisson and Bowers Law Firm. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:41:51 EST Concerned Citizens group appears before school board A group of citizens, calling themselves the Anson County Concerned Citizens, appeared before the Board of Education Monday night to make a statement. The citizens, led by spokesperson Rev. Donna McNair, have spoken to the board on several occasions... 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