WADESBORO — Horizon Creative has teamed up with the non-profit Garden House to release a clothing line. A portion of the profits will be donated to the Garden House, who will then use the funds to establish educational programs for the community.
WADESBORO — The Anson County Partnership for Children has teamed up with the Hampton B. Allen Library to place Little Free Libraries across the county. The idea behind these libraries is to “take a book and leave a book.” The most recent one was installed in Polkton last week.
WADESBORO — The Second Annual Anson County Kids Expo, originally slated for August 8, has been delayed until Sept. 18. It will also be a virtual event, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines.
MORVIN — HOLLA!, a local youth-centered non-profit organization, has worked in conjunction with NETworX USA, an North Carolina-based anti-poverty organization founded in 2015, to establish a NETworX branch in Anson County. Its goal is to approach poverty in a holistic manner.
WADESBORO — Since in-person camps are, at least temporarily, no longer an option amid COVID-19, the Anson County Arts Council has come up with a series of educational art programs to do at home. These programs are entitled Van Gogh to Go.
WADESBORO — Staff from the Anson County Partnership for Children (ACPC) listened in on a webinar on July 23 that provided information on how to help children deal with stress and anxiety. The webinar was entitled “Tips for Helping Children Manage Fears and Worries During these Unpredictable Times — All While Managing Your Own Worries.”
CHERAW — Northeastern Technical College (NETC) is actively recruiting student-athletes to compete in collegiate level Esports this Fall semester. Student-Athletes must be enrolled full time at NETC (12 credit hours) and maintain a 2.0 GPA for the semester.
WADESBORO — Brandon-Lee Dewayne Kahan, 31, was admitted to the Anson County Jail at 9:48 a.m. on Monday, July 20 on the charges of Domestic Violence Protective Order Violation Deadly Weapon, Discharging a Firearm Within City Limits, and Discharge of a Weapon into an Occupied Dwelling/Moving Vehicle. These offenses allegedly took place on Saturday, June 13.
WADESBORO — After discussing with staff, community partners and the planning committee, our current restrictions, directives from our state leaders and complying with distance and safety precautions, the Anson County Cooperative Extension agreed to not have any face to face Ag Expo and Fair events this year. Currently, our 4-H youth are not able to have any face to face programming and we are not sure when that will be lifted with the current phase being extended by Governor Cooper.