Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Sat, 20 Dec 2014 08:23:31 EST 1800 AEDC plans next summit, talks slow economic recovery The Anson Economic Development Commission got a few details on its second Economic Development Summit during the group's regular monthly meeting Thursday morning. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:11:11 EST YCC students have an exciting month Flying drones, building paper rockets and playing tic tac toe with a robot are a few of the activities that Youth Career Connect (YCC) students at Anson High School experienced at The GeekFest on Nov. 13. The GeekFest is an annual event sponsored by... Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:51:09 EST School board shakes up leadership The Anson County Board of Education has a new look after its December meeting, held Monday afternoon. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 18:15:10 EST Rob Nance and The Lost Souls to perform at Ansonia Rob Nance and The Lost Souls will be performing at The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:41:07 EST Anson ranked most generous county in N.C. Anson County is the most generous county in the state, according to a recent report by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a leading nationwide publication for nonprofit organizations and others involved in fundraising. Sun, 14 Dec 2014 08:01:22 EST Wadesboro experiences sewage overflow The town of Wadesboro had a sewer overflow on Wednesday.A grease blockage behind the Italia restaurant on Cloud Avenue caused the overflow, sending about 2,000 gallons of sewage into Brush Creek, according to a press release. Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:35:10 EST AMS Honor Society hosting Toys for Tots campaign The holiday season is a joyful time of year, filled with celebration, happiness, cheer, laughter and good will. It is a time of celebrating, sharing and spending time with family, friends and love ones. It is also time of giving and helping one... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:11:07 EST Wadesboro police release most-wanted list UPDATE: Watkins has been captured. We will provide further updates as they become available. The Wadesboro Police Department has released a list of its most-wanted suspects. Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:01:10 EST Police arrest suspect in attempted breaking and entering Wadesboro police arrested DeTimothy Rashaum Smith, 21, on suspicion of an attempted breaking and entering. Now, the department is asking the public for additional information. Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:05:14 EST Board of Elections considers combining precincts The Board of Elections is waiting to hear from the state before moving on with combining the White Store and Peachland voting precincts. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 16:26:08 EST Harvest Ministries hands out Thanksgiving turkeys On Nov. 22, Harvest Ministries Outreach Center provided 75 turkeys to families throughout Anson County for the Thanksgiving season. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 11:55:17 EST Commissioners continue Wadesboro water discussion As part of a continuing discussion from last month's meeting, the Anson County Board of Commissioners again talked about the possibility of the town of Wadesboro tapping into the county's water supply. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 15:41:12 EST Wadesboro council discusses pedestrian plan The Wadesboro Town Council heard about priority danger zones when discussing a more “walkable Wadesboro” during its meeting on Monday. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:46:11 EST Anson tourism beginning to grow Slowly but surely, tourism is increasing in Anson County.Since the Ansonia Theatre opened in 2011, it has welcomed thousands of guests. Out-of-county guests have represented at least 84 towns and cities and 13 states. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 10:22:10 EST Conceal carry permits now available online Beginning Dec. 1, individuals wanting to apply for a Concealed Carry Permit or renew a Conceal Carry Permit will now go online to do so. This feature has been available to the public since the first of October, and for the past two months they had the... Mon, 1 Dec 2014 16:41:13 EST Auction for Panther football to benefit Toys for Tots The Anson County Toys for Tots will auction off an official Carolina Panthers football autographed by the entire team. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:06:07 EST 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 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 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 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