Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ashton Locklear planned for 16 of her 18 years on making the U.S. Olympic Team.So July 10, when the announcement was made in ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Ashton Locklear refuses to give up on her dream

Ashton Locklear refuses to give up on her dream

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ashton Locklear was 2 years old when she decided she wanted to be an Olympic gymnast.That decision – based on watching ...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Jody Meacham to document Ashton Locklear’s journey at Olympic trials

Jody Meacham to document Ashton Locklear’s journey at Olympic trials

ROCKINGHAM — The Olympic trials are taking place this weekend in San Jose, California.Hamlet native Ashton Locklear will be vying for a spot on ...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

The Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders all placed in a competition May 14 at Rocky River High School in Charlotte.Both the Trojans’ Level 1 Diamonds...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Anson girls make state championship

Anson girls make state championship

Three Anson students qualified to compete in the Track and Field State Championship at NC A&T University.Alexus Cole is a senior and Destiny Gayto...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Anson County announces summer swim lessons

Anson County Parks and Recreation has announced the dates for its summer swim lessons.Three separate sets of classes will be held throughout the summe...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Anson High School senior Timothy Horne recently signed his commitment to play football for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Gloria Howar...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

Items for the community calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, and can also be brought by our offic...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson High School senior Justice Leak said his third-place finish in the state wrestling championships didn’t sink in right away.“Glamour ...

April 12th, 2016 |  


McHenry siblings bag birds in youth turkey hunt

McHenry siblings bag birds in youth turkey hunt

Courtesy photoJennifer McHenry shot one of the three turkeys claimed during the youth turkey hunt at the Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge on April 2.Courtesy p...

April 12th, 2016 |