Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Sun, 1 Feb 2015 03:32:43 EST 1800 Wadesboro seeks public input on budget http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151573365/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 Both varsity basketball teams get wins over Sun Valley http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/151570188/Both-varsity-basketball-teams-get-wins-over-Sun-Valley Both varsity basketball teams won their home games against Sun Valley on Tuesday. Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:56:51 EST Toys for Tots holds annual Gratitude Banquet http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151568020/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 Arts council seeks local government support http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151504703/Arts-council-seeks-local-government-support The Anson County Arts Council is seeking support from local government to help fund its increasing number of programs. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:51:55 EST Polkton man arrested after high-speed chase http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151547769/Polkton-man-arrested-after-high-speed-chase A Polkton man is in jail after leading Locust police and Stanly County Highway Patrol troopers on a high-speed chase Monday morning. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 13:11:51 EST President should put down veto pen, work with Congress http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/151471672/President-should-put-down-veto-pen-work-with-Congress As you know, last week President Obama addressed the nation in his annual State of the Union speech to lay out his agenda for the year ahead. I was honored to have Cabarrus County Sherriff Brad Riley as my guest to represent all of North... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:36:52 EST Free speech faces threats http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/151503735/Free-speech-faces-threats RALEIGH — Freedom of speech is one of the core values of a free society. It ought to be appreciated and protected by Americans across the political spectrum. Unfortunately, it is not. And while no party or faction is immune from the temptation... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:36:51 EST Concerned Citizens group appears before school board http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151518337/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... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:31:51 EST N.C. unemployment down to 5.5 percent http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151527518/N.C.-unemployment-down-to-5.5-percent RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate was 5.5 percent, decreasing 0.4 of a percentage point from November's revised rate of 5.9 percent. After the monthly revision, November's preliminary rate of... Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:21:52 EST Homeowner helps deputies catch thieves http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151504119/Homeowner-helps-deputies-catch-thieves After being robbed, one homeowner helped Anson County sheriff's deputies find the suspects. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:56:51 EST Bearcats get a couple of wins http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/151504765/Bearcats-get-a-couple-of-wins The varsity Bearcats won both of their home games against Marvin Ridge last Tuesday. In Friday's away game, the girls lost their game while the boys won theirs. Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:11:51 EST Deputies find meth lab while investigating larceny http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151504615/Deputies-find-meth-lab-while-investigating-larceny While investigating a larceny, deputies stumbled across a meth lab. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:26:51 EST Sheriff to host community meeting in Ansonville http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151503678/Sheriff-to-host-community-meeting-in-Ansonville The Anson County Sheriff's Office will have a Community Meeting at Ansonville Fire Department at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:56:51 EST Morven man arrested after two break-ins at same residence http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151503740/Morven-man-arrested-after-two-break-ins-at-same-residence A Morven man was arrested after allegedly breaking into the same residence twice in a row. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:41:51 EST Hit-n-Run 5K is this Sunday http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/151505126/Hit-n-Run-5K-is-this-Sunday A Hit-n-Run 5K run/walk will be held in Polkton this Sunday, starting at 2:30 p.m. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:06:51 EST AMS celebrates Homecoming with Spirit Week http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/151470679/AMS-celebrates-Homecoming-with-Spirit-Week Anson Middle School staff, faculty and students celebrated homecoming with a week-long “spirit” week in preparation for the Jan. 15 basketball game against Spring Hill. To encourage school pride, spirit and support for the home team,... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:41:52 EST Original Rembrandts donated to Wingate University http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151451125/Original-Rembrandts-donated-to-Wingate-University WINGATE — Patients of Wingate dentist Lee Bates may not have realized the art hanging on his exam room walls were originals created by a European master artist nearly 400 years ago. Now, those six etchings by Rembrandt will be on display at... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:01:52 EST Anson Crisis Ministry honors volunteers at annual banquet http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151464182/Anson-Crisis-Ministry-honors-volunteers-at-annual-banquet Sounds of laughter and the aroma of hickory-cooked pork barbecue and barbecue chicken filled the dining room of the First Baptist Church on Jan. 22 for the Anson Crisis Ministry Annual Appreciation Banquet. The event was held to specifically express... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:31:52 EST Severe flu outbreak lingers in Anson http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/151450341/Severe-flu-outbreak-lingers-in-Anson%3Fnocache Anson County remains in the peak of a severe flu outbreak, according to nurse practitioner Sandra Teal of Carolinas Primary Care in Wadesboro. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:46:51 EST Grace Senior Center offers free income tax assistance http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151448091/Grace-Senior-Center-offers-free-income-tax-assistance Free income tax assistance will be available for Anson County residents over 60 years of age of low or moderate income needing help in preparing their income tax returns through a program sponsored by AARP and Grace Senior Center. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:31:51 EST