NEWS


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Memories of a happy dog

Polkton resident now new junior member of the American Angus Association

Hayden Lynn Allen of Polkton is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Allen Moczygemba, CEO of the national organization with...

July 17th, 2017 |  


No violations found in Wadesboro’s 2016 annual drinking water quality report

No violations found in Wadesboro’s 2016 annual drinking water quality report

The annual drinking water report issued by the EPA listed no violations for the town of Wadesboro, according to a summary by the town.While even bottl...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Anson County joins USDA economic development Uwharrie Region

Anson County joins USDA economic development Uwharrie Region

Anson County has joined together with two others to form a small region focused on investigating economic development possibilities through the USDA.T...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro police: Man tried to kill victim with stake

Wadesboro police: Man tried to kill victim with stake

A Wadesboro man used a wooden stake to try and kill a man last weekend, according to the Wadesboro Police Department.Matt Enrichardson Colson, 22, all...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro woman charged with having marijuana, kicking Anson County deputy

Wadesboro woman charged with having marijuana, kicking Anson County deputy

A woman was arrested after she allegedly attacked a deputy with the Anson County Sheriff’s Office.Deputy Darius Ellison was attempting to arrest...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Army’s Robin Sage exercise begins July 14

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — This month, Special Forces candidates will participate in the Robin Sage training exercise, held within 21 North Carolina cou...

July 15th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team
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 |  


One campaign’s happy ending

One campaign’s happy ending

By the time you read this, the election will be over. Some will be licking wounds, others celebrating.While the candidates have been appearing in ever...

November 13th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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The phone in the empty room
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Teens go to tennis camp
Anson students win essay contest

Anson students win essay contest

Courtesy photoEast Rock Ford Baptist Church held its annual Ellen Meachem Baptist Training Union Scholarship Essay Contest on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Pi...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Anson Singers performing free concert in Cheraw

Anson Singers performing free concert in Cheraw

CHERAW, S.C. — The Anson Singers will be travelling to Cheraw to present a free choral concert. The concert, An American Journey, will include A...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Remembering theold mill and countrystores of years past

Remembering theold mill and countrystores of years past

When I was coming up in the ’50s and early ’60s, won’t no such thing in rural parts of our county as convenience stores. No-sir-re, ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro toddler crowned MAR-USA Toddler N.C. Duchess

Wadesboro toddler crowned MAR-USA Toddler N.C. Duchess

A toddler earned her tiara following a competition earlier this year.Alana S. Mitchell, 2, of Wadesboro represented Wadesboro and Anson County in the ...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Polkton resident grows 2 lb., 1 oz. beet

Polkton resident grows 2 lb., 1 oz. beet

A Polkton resident has harvested two of the largest beets he’s ever grown.Thomas Cureton weighed the beets and they came in at two pounds, one o...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Following mom’s footsteps at the farmers’ market

Following mom’s footsteps at the farmers’ market

In the late 1990s, Rockingham Downtown Corporation decided a local farmers’ market was needed in Rockingham. This market would be a central loca...

July 8th, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Poison on the land
LETTER: County overreacted to puppy bite

LETTER: County overreacted to puppy bite

To the editor:I call on you (the citizens of Anson County) to demand accountability from your County Commission and County Manager Megan Garner over t...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Why the Left and Right disagree

Why the Left and Right disagree

Why do people disagree about political issues?All arguments, political or otherwise, consist of three elements. One is a definition of terms. The seco...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Ticket to Work puts people back in the driver’s seat

Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is our free and voluntary program that helps people get v...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Jim Martin on science and religion

Jim Martin on science and religion

Can a former North Carolina governor bridge the gap between science and religion?Jim Martin gives it a try in a new book, “Revelation Through Sc...

July 17th, 2017 |  


Treat your saw the right way and it will sing

Treat your saw the right way and it will sing

Daddy laid his framing square on the 1x4 pine board, marked it with a flat pencil and proceeded to saw down the middle of the line, leaving graphite o...

July 16th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Stopped-bus bill prizes cash over criminal charges

TAR HEEL VIEW: Stopped-bus bill prizes cash over criminal charges

The good news: A bill awaiting Gov. Roy Cooper’s signature found the solution to the most legally dubious aspect of using automated camera syste...

July 15th, 2017 |  


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