NEWS


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Tillis backs cannabis study bill

Tillis backs cannabis study bill

ROCKINGHAM — U.S. Senator Thom Tillis is throwing his support behind a federal bill that gives some advocates of medical cannabis hope for the f...

September 19th, 2017 |  


New Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge office open for business

New Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge office open for business

The Anson County Tourism Development Authority attended its monthly meeting on Sept. 12, and it was held at the newly completed Pee Dee Wildlife Refug...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Flags of remembrance

Flags of remembrance

The Anson County courthouse lawn was once again adorned with tiny U.S. flags by Uptown Wadesboro to commemorate those affected by the events of 9/11.J...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Pittenger calls for applications to service academies

Pittenger calls for applications to service academies

CHARLOTTE – Each year, Congressman Robert Pittenger, R-Charlotte, nominates 40 local students for prestigious appointments to the nation’s...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Anson County declares state of emergency

Anson County declares state of emergency

Anson County has declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irma.Anna Baucom, chairwoman of the Anson County Board of Commissioners, signed the ...

September 8th, 2017 updated: September 8th, 2017. |  


Should it stay or should it go?

Should it stay or should it go?

With the heightening of the removal of Confederate monuments in the Carolinas, Samuel Clemmons, native of Anson County, contacted the Anson Record abo...

September 5th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team

Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team

SAFWA, SAUDI ARABIA — Diondre Pratt always dreamed of playing professional basketball. Now, he is, and is enjoying traveling the world.Pratt, 22...

February 1st, 2017 updated: February 1st, 2017. |  


Benny Parsons forever remembered as he’s inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Benny Parsons forever remembered as he’s inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

CHARLOTTE — Benny Parsons didn’t want the people to forget about him.Before the former NASCAR driver and analyst passed away from his batt...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Bearcats split games at Richmond

Bearcats split games at Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — The Anson County boys and girls varsity basketball teams split their season openers last Tuesday, Nov. 29, when they traveled to Ro...

December 9th, 2016 |  


Middle-school Anson Bearcats win football conference championship

Middle-school Anson Bearcats win football conference championship

The Anson Middle School Bearcats finished up their historic season Nov. 16 by defeating Spring Hill Middle School and winning the conference champions...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Johnson inducted in Fayetteville State University Athletic Hall of Fame

Former Bowman High School student athlete Richard Johnson was inducted in the Athletic Hall of Fame on Oct. 28 at Fayetteville State University.At Fay...

November 18th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Filling-station philosophy
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Living life on 2 wheels
Name-calling: The hurt goes both ways

Name-calling: The hurt goes both ways

The best name calling I ever took was “Close, Mr. Smith, but you never hit the mark,” as I read the upside down D+ on my English paper. My...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


A salute to Anson County

A salute to Anson County

There is the story of a poet who came to Anson County to write poems and sing songs in the schools. He loved living here so much that he decided to mo...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Making memories at Robert’s pond

Making memories at Robert’s pond

I suppose a lot of people wouldn’t consider spending time fishing as a way of making memories with your family. If that’s true, then I sup...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Tales of a revenuer: Hunting down and catching bootleggers

Tales of a revenuer: Hunting down and catching bootleggers

ABC officers — or old-time revenuers — regard the secret making and selling of illegal whiskey not as a criminal offense, but as a tax vio...

September 19th, 2017 |  


4 books, 4 struggles for October reading

4 books, 4 struggles for October reading

Could a miracle hair straightening ignite a deadly epidemic? Can a scientist persuade you that the findings of his discipline show the existence of Go...

September 19th, 2017 |  


OPINION


TAR HEEL VIEW: To honor Constitution, Congress should raise bar for legal footnotes

TAR HEEL VIEW: To honor Constitution, Congress should raise bar for legal footnotes

Congress could do more than pay lip service to the U.S. Constitution on the 230th anniversary of its signing this past Sunday.If they’re serious...

September 19th, 2017 |  


On reform, quicken the pace

On reform, quicken the pace

The annual testing data and report cards for North Carolina’s public schools are out. Here are the headlines. Achievement rose in some areas and...

September 19th, 2017 |  


LETTER: Anson’s Confederate monument should stay

LETTER: Anson’s Confederate monument should stay

To the editor: I am a new subscriber to your paper, a native of Olive Branch, Union County, and a son of the South. I am very disappointed by your art...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Constitution can’t restrain all overreach

Constitution can’t restrain all overreach

As we make our way through Constitution Week, we will undoubtedly hear the parchment’s praises, how it is the document that gives us in the U.S....

September 19th, 2017 |  


Campuses ought not breed contempt

Campuses ought not breed contempt

RALEIGH — Republicans and conservatives are growing more doubtful about the notion that higher education is a constructive social institution. A...

September 12th, 2017 |  


‘Cold Mountain’ 20 years later

‘Cold Mountain’ 20 years later

“It was not a book that required following from front to back, and Inman simply opened it at random, as he had done night after night in the hos...

August 21st, 2017 |