Meth labs continue decline
Richardson named to Dean’s List
30 years of Las Amigas
Golden Leaf Foundation awards grant for Anson Middle STEM program
Local artist returns for reception
- Meth labs continue decline - 3:33 pm
- Anson deputies awarded - 2:40 pm
- SPCC awarded grant to enhance fire training - 5:04 pm
- Essay winner living King’s dream - 4:54 pm
- ‘The struggle continues’ - 4:13 pm
- Relay for Life kick-off event set for Jan. 30 - 2:10 pm
- Community Blood Center of the Carolinas launches blood donor emoji campaign - 1:35 pm
- Food delivery slated for Saturday - 4:59 pm
- Partnership prepares for Barn Blast - 4:16 pm
- Events scheduled to honor King’s legacy - 4:08 pm
- Center honoring King with community service - 4:01 pm
- Anson gets less than a half-inch of snow - 2:09 pm
- Wingate University hosting free Health and Wellness Fair - 1:45 pm
- Alleged assailant charged with manslaughter after victim dies - 7:47 pm updated: 7:49 pm.
- Relay for Life kick-off meeting set for Tuesday - 6:14 pm
- Officers honored at Christmas party - 4:24 pm
- Group brings Christmas to jail - 3:59 pm
- ‘A true blessing’ - 2:53 pm
- SPCC names Sikes as new VP - 4:02 pm
- Sheriff seeks help solving break-ins - 3:09 pm
- ‘Blessing to this community’ - 2:44 pm
- Health Dept. awarded honors with reaccreditation - 1:22 pm
- State offers reward for information on Sturdivant murder - 2:20 pm
- Wadesboro awarded for town’s budget - 1:26 pm
- Driver airlifted after wreck near county line - 6:06 pm
Events scheduled to honor King’s legacy
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Center honoring King with community service
The Burnsville Recreation & Learning Center is honoring the memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on both the holiday and his birthday.Burnsvill...
Anson gets less than a half-inch of snow
Despite the snow received Jan. 3, Anson County conducted business as usual the following day.According to the National Weather Service, the county rec...
Wingate University hosting free Health and Wellness Fair
WINGATE — Whether you’re diligently keeping your New Year’s health resolution or a staunch opponent of even making one, you can bene...
Alleged assailant charged with manslaughter after victim dies
ROCKINGHAM — A New Year’s Eve barroom altercation turned fatal this weekend, resulting in a manslaughter charge for the alleged assailant....
Relay for Life kick-off meeting set for Tuesday
The calendar tells us that May 2018 is still a few months away but planning for the Richmond County Relay For Life is set to officially kickoff very s...
Anson High School coach, athletes recap track and field season
Anson High School’s track and field season came to an end on Saturday, May 20 at N.C. A&T University.The Bearcats had three girls participat...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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