NEWS


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Hearings postponedon Duke Energy’s15 percent rate hike

Hearings postponedon Duke Energy’s15 percent rate hike

RALEIGH (AP) — Utility regulators are postponing until Thanksgiving a hearing to decide whether to allow a 15 percent increase in the electricit...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Former Anson Record reporter, Pageland Progressive editor wins news award

Former Anson Record reporter, Pageland Progressive editor wins news award

PAGELAND, S.C. — Kim Harrington, former editor of the Pageland Progressive Journal, has been honored for news-writing excellence among weekly ne...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro man charged with murder, attempted murder

Wadesboro man charged with murder, attempted murder

A Wadesboro man is awaiting a court appearance on a murder charge, accused of killing a woman and trying to kill a man last weekend.Sherod Davon Hill,...

July 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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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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


Poison on the land

Poison on the land

Do you like strawberries? I do. I not only like them, I love them. Reason being, it brings back memories of childhood and the spring of the year for m...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Thanks, farewell Anson County

Thanks, farewell Anson County

When I moved to Wadesboro to take my position with the Anson Record, I didn’t think I would stay more than a year or two.After graduating from c...

July 20th, 2017 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stands up for transparency, vetoes Wade’s bill

TAR HEEL VIEW: Cooper stands up for transparency, vetoes Wade’s bill

The doomsday prediction wasn’t scrawled on a cardboard sign, but printed in bold black ink at the top of the newspaper page.“Trudy Wade...

July 20th, 2017 |  


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 |