NEWS


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Anson County gains public health educator
Dove: Domestic violence ‘does happen here’

Dove: Domestic violence ‘does happen here’

The Anson County Domestic Violence Coalition hosted a candlelight vigil Oct. 26 for the victims who have lost their lives to domestic violence.Gail Do...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Toys for Tots gears up for another year

The Toys for Tots 2017 Christmas campaign kick-off was held at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Morven.The Toys for Tots Fou...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Sheriff offers Halloween safety tips

Soon Anson County streets will be scattered with little ghosts, goblins and witches trick-or-treating this Halloween.“Halloween should be filled...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Anson elementary students to walk track at game

Anson County Schools is having Elementary School Night and Pink Out Night where students are encouraged to wear pink or school spirit gear to show sup...

October 24th, 2017 |  


2 charged in Deep Creek break-in, larceny

2 charged in Deep Creek break-in, larceny

Two men are facing felony theft charges following a short chase with Anson County deputies.According to a press release from the Anson County Sheriff&...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Court documents: Defendant accused of attempted murder claims to hear voices

Court documents: Defendant accused of attempted murder claims to hear voices

Terressa Powell, accused of the attempted murder of Richard Honeycutt, has now been committed to Central Regional Hospital for examination after claim...

October 24th, 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


The man with the wooden leg

The man with the wooden leg

One day while watching through our doorway, I saw a man in grey work clothes drive up to the School Shop on a little red tractor. It might have been a...

November 7th, 2017 |  


The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

The Dixon Bros.: ‘I didn’t hear nobody pray’

Before I get started on this final part of my story on the Dixon Brothers, let me correct myself from something I wrote about last week. The correctio...

November 7th, 2017 |  


McLeod recognizes radiology tech

McLeod recognizes radiology tech

CHERAW, S.C. — McLeod Health Cheraw is pleased announces the recipient of the September 2017 McLeod Merit Award.Wayne Wilson, McLeod Radiology t...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Groupthink and the Challenger explosion

Groupthink and the Challenger explosion

Look at the picture. There you see a monument to human ingenuity and patience — and at the same time, one to human frailty.The solid-fuel rocket...

October 31st, 2017 |  


‘Weave Room Blues:’ Story of the Dixon Brothers

‘Weave Room Blues:’ Story of the Dixon Brothers

Seems when we hear someone sing or tell a story it means more if these people have actually experienced the events. In other words, it comes from the ...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Halloween history and alternatives to trick-or-treating

Halloween history and alternatives to trick-or-treating

Halloween is one of the oldest of the holidays which we celebrate. It’s actually the second favorite holiday, with Christmas being the No. 1 fav...

October 23rd, 2017 updated: October 24th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Why we fight for freedom

Protesters could learn from Chisolm’s example

Most undocumented aliens in our country are decent, moral folks, happy enough to work hard, avoid unnecessary attention, and earn a better life than t...

October 31st, 2017 |  


LETTER: Prison issues should be addressed

LETTER: Prison issues should be addressed

To the editor: The North Carolina Police Benevolent Association is the largest law enforcement association in North Carolina. We are supporting Rep. B...

October 24th, 2017 |  


Should we worry about monopolies?

Should we worry about monopolies?

One of my favorite games as a child was Monopoly. On a Saturday morning, my mother would announce, “Tonight is Monopoly night.” That eveni...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Something wonderful behind the prison walls of Lanesboro

Something wonderful behind the prison walls of Lanesboro

Sometimes a piece of distressing news gets out about the Lanesboro Correctional Institute. After all, they are housing the most difficult and hardened...

October 17th, 2017 |  


LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

LETTER: How would the world look without US involvement?

To the editor:Readers should pause at Robert Lee’s Sept. 23 assertion that “America does not need, nor … want, the responsibility th...

September 26th, 2017 |  


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 |  


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