NEWS


Police find starved dogs, owner charged

Police find starved dogs, owner charged

Police have charged a man with multiple counts of animal cruelty after they discovered dogs in poor condition.On Nov. 27, officers from the Wadesboro ...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Library encourages digital reading

Hampton B. Allen Library is on a mission: get more people to try digital reading.While they have offered eBooks, digital audiobooks, and streaming vid...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Students exposed to variety of careers

Students exposed to variety of careers

Students at Peachland-Polkton Elementary School got a glimpse at several jobs during the school’s annual Career Day on Nov. 17.Community members...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Fluorescent minerals on display at planetarium

A new fluorescent mineral dark room was recently added inside the Lab Activities Room of the local Rotary Planetarium & Science Center.The exhibit...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Ranger offers wildfire prevention tips

Fall wildfire season has started and Ranger Gary McLendon, has some tips to help prevent them.The season typically lasts from mid-October until mid-De...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Wadesboro council members re-elected

The town of Wadesboro re-elected councilmen Fred Davis, James David Lee and Bobby Usrey.Davis was the top winner with 156 votes; Ursey came in second ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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...

June 29th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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LIFE


1:28 pm |    
Trimming the Christmas tree
‘Peace to men of good will’

‘Peace to men of good will’

Until I became a shepherd, I wasn’t sure what King David meant about leading his sheep beside the still waters. Now I’ve learned that drin...

December 5th, 2017 |  


The thrill of the chase

The thrill of the chase

We all have memories of our past — some good, some not so good. As our minds wander back, special times and people stand out because they have a...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Monroe Avenue honors

Monroe Avenue honors

‘A’ Honor Roll Bottom: Zoie Smith, Emmonie Utley, Kaylee Singletary, Jacen Hoffman, Robert Monroe, Natalie Ludlum, Hayden Cornett, Wesley ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Croquet: A game for all ages

Croquet: A game for all ages

The modern game of croquet took England by storm in the 1860s and then spread overseas from there. The rules were registered by Isaac Spratt in Novemb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Croquet: A game for all ages

Croquet: A game for all ages

The modern game of croquet took England by storm in the 1860s and then spread overseas from there. The rules were registered by Isaac Spratt in Novemb...

November 28th, 2017 |  


The day I defied my conscience

The day I defied my conscience

Back in pecan season, I parked my Corolla at a safe distance behind an SUV. When I came out of the barbershop, a family friend stood waiting. If she h...

November 28th, 2017 |  


OPINION


12:10 pm |    
Lesson from my toppled hero
Don’t let Duke pass cleanup costs to customers

Don’t let Duke pass cleanup costs to customers

Families forced to choose between paying the power bill, buying medicine and stocking the fridge should pay for Duke Energy’s sloppy storage of ...

November 28th, 2017 |  


A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

A woman’s life and a new look back at NC history

Does the life of a Jewish woman who was born, lived, and died in the same house in Goldsboro have lessons for today’s historians?The answer is, ...

November 21st, 2017 |  


Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

Tar Heel State sets pace for tax reform

RALEIGH — North Carolina has already accomplished what Republicans in Washington want to pass — historic tax reform that caps or eliminate...

November 21st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Tax cuts would ‘turbocharge’ economic growth

LETTER: Tax cuts would ‘turbocharge’ economic growth

To the editor:As the 2017 legislative calendar comes to a close, it is time for Congress to come together and seize this once-in-a-generation opportun...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

Democrats: Fight Trump, not each other

North Carolina is not Virginia.And 2017 is not 2018 or 2020.But North Carolina Democrats and Republicans still watched what happened in our neighborin...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Why we fight for freedom

Why we fight for freedom

I’m a conservative without a conversion story. Plenty of others have such a tale — they read a certain book, had a certain teacher, or som...

November 14th, 2017 |  


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