Abby Cavenaugh

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SBI probes fire chief embezzlement claims

MORVEN — Fire Chief Mark Holloway is the subject of a State Bureau of Investigation probe, the attorney general's office says. “I can confirm that SBI agents are investigating allegations of embezzlement of funds from the Morven Fire Department by Chief Mark Holloway,” N.C. Department of Justice spokeswoman Noelle Talley said Fri

WADESBORO — Police have charged a man with breaking into and stealing from a local church.
Wadesboro police on July 17 arrested Curtis Little Jr., 34, on charges of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering.
Police Chief Thedis Spencer said Little broke into Ebenezer Baptist Church at 612 Salisbury St.
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Man charged with church break-in

WADESBORO — Police have charged a man with breaking into and stealing from a local church. Wadesboro police on July 17 arrested Curtis Little Jr., 34, on charges of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering. Police Chief Thedis Spencer said Little broke into Ebenezer Baptist Church at 612 Salisbury St. Lit

WADESBORO — A woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two young children were found walking naked along a rural Anson County road.
Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen reported on Monday that deputies were called to a rural area near Wadesboro on July 15. Around 1:15 p.m., Pee Dee Electric employees found two small childre

Kids found naked on roadside, mom arrested

WADESBORO — A woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two young children were found walking naked along a rural Anson County road. Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen reported on Monday that deputies were called to a rural area near Wadesboro on July 15. Around 1:15 p.m., Pee Dee Electric employees found two small childre

A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro.
Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen reported on Monday that deputies were called to a rural area near Wadesboro on July 15. At around 1:15 p.m., Pee Dee Electric employees found two small children walking naked o

Anson woman charged with child abuse

A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro. Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen reported on Monday that deputies were called to a rural area near Wadesboro on July 15. At around 1:15 p.m., Pee Dee Electric employees found two small children walking naked o

Landric Reid has won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. on the night of the second primary, July 15.
Reid won 66.86 percent of the vote, a total of 2,651, to Mike Smith's 33.14 percent, or 1,314 votes.
“I would like to first thank the voters for their

Reid wins second primary for sheriff

Landric Reid has won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. on the night of the second primary, July 15. Reid won 66.86 percent of the vote, a total of 2,651, to Mike Smith's 33.14 percent, or 1,314 votes. “I would like to first thank the voters for their

Since the Sandra Harmon Clive Fund was started two years ago, almost 150 animals in Anson County have been spayed or neutered free of charge. The fund was started when Sandra Harmon Clive passed away, and asked that her estate go to help animals in Anson County. “She was a big animal lover,” said Gloria Overcash, administrator of the fu

Sandra Harmon Clive Fund makes spaying, neutering pets easier for low-income families

Since the Sandra Harmon Clive Fund was started two years ago, almost 150 animals in Anson County have been spayed or neutered free of charge. The fund was started when Sandra Harmon Clive passed away, and asked that her estate go to help animals in Anson County. “She was a big animal lover,” said Gloria Overcash, administrator of the fu

Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, the Attorney General's office confirmed on Friday.
“I can confirm that SBI agents are investigating allegations of embezzlement of funds from the Morven Fire Department by Chief Mark Holloway,” said the Attorney General's public information off

SBI investigating embezzlement accusations against Morven fire chief

Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, the Attorney General's office confirmed on Friday. “I can confirm that SBI agents are investigating allegations of embezzlement of funds from the Morven Fire Department by Chief Mark Holloway,” said the Attorney General's public information off

Landric Reid has tentatively won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. Tuesday night.
Reid won 66.86 percent of the vote, a total of 2,651, to Mike Smith's 33.14 percent, or 1,314 votes.
Reid preliminarily won the first primary in May, but Smith asked for a se

Landric Reid wins second primary for Anson County Sheriff

Landric Reid has tentatively won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Reid won 66.86 percent of the vote, a total of 2,651, to Mike Smith's 33.14 percent, or 1,314 votes. Reid preliminarily won the first primary in May, but Smith asked for a se

The early voting numbers are in for the second primary for the office of Anson County sheriff.
During the early voting period for the second primary between candidates Landric Reid and Mike Smith, a total of 2,183 registered voters cast a ballot. That's compared to 1,826 in May, Board of Elections director Steve Adams reported.
Election Day for t

Sheriff's race to be decided tomorrow

The early voting numbers are in for the second primary for the office of Anson County sheriff. During the early voting period for the second primary between candidates Landric Reid and Mike Smith, a total of 2,183 registered voters cast a ballot. That's compared to 1,826 in May, Board of Elections director Steve Adams reported. Election Day for t

Anson County's unemployment rate for May 2014 was up just shy of 1 percentage point from April's revised rate of 7 percent to 7.9 percent.
The 7.9-percent rate is still well below the May 2013 unemployment rate of 9.7 percent, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division earlier this month

Anson County unemployment up to 7.9 percent

Anson County's unemployment rate for May 2014 was up just shy of 1 percentage point from April's revised rate of 7 percent to 7.9 percent. The 7.9-percent rate is still well below the May 2013 unemployment rate of 9.7 percent, according to figures released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division earlier this month

'Poor town' gets donated police car

MORVEN — This small town of about 500 people will get a much-needed police car after county commissioners decided they'd rather donate a used sheriff's cruiser to Morven police than auction it off to the public. Anson County commissioners voted at their regular monthly meeting Monday night in Wadesboro to donate “one of the best”

County commissioners donate sheriff's vehicle to Morven PD

The Anson County Board of Commissioners voted at their regular monthly meeting Monday night, July 7, to donate “one of the best” sheriff's office vehicles to the town of Morven for its police department. During the meeting, Morven Mayor Houston Pratt asked for one of the old Sheriff's Office patrol cars for the town of Morven. He told

On July 14, Anson Community Hospital will discharge its last patients, and the new Carolinas Healthcare System Anson will begin a new era of health care in Anson County.
The healthcare model for the new hospital is a first of its kind, not only in the state, but in the country, said Gary Henderson, assistant vice president for Carolinas Healthcare

New hospital set to open July 14

On July 14, Anson Community Hospital will discharge its last patients, and the new Carolinas Healthcare System Anson will begin a new era of health care in Anson County. The healthcare model for the new hospital is a first of its kind, not only in the state, but in the country, said Gary Henderson, assistant vice president for Carolinas Healthcare




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