Imari Scarbrough

Position: Staff Writer
E-Mail Address: iscarbrough@civitasmedia.com
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About Imari Scarbrough

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Anson loses 'Battle for the Border' to Chesterfield, 34-7

The Bearcats lost an away game to Chesterfield with a score of 34-7 last Friday. The winner of the game, Chesterfield, was awarded the “Battle for the Border” trophy by Anson Community Hospice and Hospice of Chesterfield County as part of an inaugural contest between the two schools. The loss gives Anson a 1-3 season record, according

The Lady Cats lost their home JV and varsity volleyball games to Sun Valley last Thursday.
The varsity team lost three out of the four sets they played. They won the first set 25-23, but lost the other three 25-22, 25-17, and 26-24.
Co-coach Patty Livingston said that the game was disappointing. “The girls didn't play up to their potential,

Volleyball team loses tough games

The Lady Cats lost their home JV and varsity volleyball games to Sun Valley last Thursday. The varsity team lost three out of the four sets they played. They won the first set 25-23, but lost the other three 25-22, 25-17, and 26-24. Co-coach Patty Livingston said that the game was disappointing. “The girls didn't play up to their potential,

During its regular meeting on Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council gave two young men citizen's awards for their actions that prevented a house fire.
The mayor presented Mekhi Brooks, 11, and Rondell Thompson, 15, with the awards. While home alone on Aug. 21, the brothers were cooking food when the pot flamed. When Wadesboro Fire Chief Marc Sessions

Wadesboro Town Council honors young men who saved home

During its regular meeting on Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council gave two young men citizen's awards for their actions that prevented a house fire. The mayor presented Mekhi Brooks, 11, and Rondell Thompson, 15, with the awards. While home alone on Aug. 21, the brothers were cooking food when the pot flamed. When Wadesboro Fire Chief Marc Sessions

The Bearcats won Friday night's game versus South Stanly with a comfortable 35-8 win.
The game began strong for South Stanly when they made eight points to Anson's zero in the first quarter. Anson made a strong comeback in the second quarter, making 15 points, including a touchdown and kick point in the last 17 seconds of the quarter. South Stanly

Bearcats enjoy 35-8 win vs. South Stanly

The Bearcats won Friday night's game versus South Stanly with a comfortable 35-8 win. The game began strong for South Stanly when they made eight points to Anson's zero in the first quarter. Anson made a strong comeback in the second quarter, making 15 points, including a touchdown and kick point in the last 17 seconds of the quarter. South Stanly

Mary McLendon-Brown was indicted on two separate counts on Thursday.
Wadesboro Police Chief Thedis Spencer announced that McLendon-Brown was served with two true bill of indictments for one count of obtaining property by false pretense and one count of disturbing human remains.
In June, McLendon-Brown was sentenced to 6-17 months in prison for ob

McLendon-Brown indicted for fraud, disturbing human remains

Mary McLendon-Brown was indicted on two separate counts on Thursday. Wadesboro Police Chief Thedis Spencer announced that McLendon-Brown was served with two true bill of indictments for one count of obtaining property by false pretense and one count of disturbing human remains. In June, McLendon-Brown was sentenced to 6-17 months in prison for ob

Wildlife refuge to nix GMO crops

WADESBORO — By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. J.D. Bricken, manager of Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge in Wadesboro, said that the order will affect the local refuge. The refuge has a cooperative farming program that allows farmers to harvest 80 per

The Bearcats lost their second game of the season to Monroe on Friday with a score of 41-0.
The Redhawks made 13 points in the first quarter and eight in the second, finishing the first half 21-0. In the third quarter, they made six points while in the final quarter they made 14, making the final score 41-0.
Anson also lost its first game of the

Bearcats lose second game 41-0

The Bearcats lost their second game of the season to Monroe on Friday with a score of 41-0. The Redhawks made 13 points in the first quarter and eight in the second, finishing the first half 21-0. In the third quarter, they made six points while in the final quarter they made 14, making the final score 41-0. Anson also lost its first game of the

The Anson High School varsity volleyball team won 3-1 against Central Academy on Thursday evening.
The girls won their matches 25-15, 25-12 and 25-10 while CATA won its match 25-21. “I thought they played as one team tonight,” coach Celeste Dutton said. “Everyone had a hand in the win and everyone did their best.”
The team

Volleyball team off to strong start

The Anson High School varsity volleyball team won 3-1 against Central Academy on Thursday evening. The girls won their matches 25-15, 25-12 and 25-10 while CATA won its match 25-21. “I thought they played as one team tonight,” coach Celeste Dutton said. “Everyone had a hand in the win and everyone did their best.” The team

Refuge to discontinue GMO crops by 2016

By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. J.D. Bricken, manager of Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge in Wadesboro, said that the order will affect the local refuge. The refuge has a cooperative farming program that allows farmers to harvest 80 percent of the crop, l

WADESBORO — Police arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last week stemming from what authorities say was an unlawful eviction.
A tenant at one of Taylor's rental properties made the larceny complaint to the Wadesboro Police Department, according to Capt. Brandon Chewning. Taylor was subsequently charged with three felon

Police: Landlord arrested in illegal eviction

WADESBORO — Police arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last week stemming from what authorities say was an unlawful eviction. A tenant at one of Taylor's rental properties made the larceny complaint to the Wadesboro Police Department, according to Capt. Brandon Chewning. Taylor was subsequently charged with three felon

Officers arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last Thursday.
A tenant at one of Taylor's rental properties made the larceny complaint to the Wadesboro Police Department, according to Capt. Brandon Chewning. Taylor was subsequently charged with three felonies: breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and lar

Landlord arrested over prematurely evicting tenants

Officers arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last Thursday. A tenant at one of Taylor's rental properties made the larceny complaint to the Wadesboro Police Department, according to Capt. Brandon Chewning. Taylor was subsequently charged with three felonies: breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, and lar

Several inmates from Brown Creek Correctional Institution spent quality time with their families during a Family Fun Day on Saturday.
Fathers were able to do a variety of activities with their children ranging from coloring books to board games. Birdhouses made by the prison's minimum unit carpentry class were given to each of the children, who th

Brown Creek inmates spend a day with their families

Several inmates from Brown Creek Correctional Institution spent quality time with their families during a Family Fun Day on Saturday. Fathers were able to do a variety of activities with their children ranging from coloring books to board games. Birdhouses made by the prison's minimum unit carpentry class were given to each of the children, who th




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