Imari Scarbrough

Position: Staff Writer
E-Mail Address: iscarbrough@civitasmedia.com
Phone Number: 704-694-2161


About Imari Scarbrough

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Latest Stories by Imari Scarbrough

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

In honor of National Night Out, reporter Imari Scarbrough accompanied Anson County Deputy Sgt. Tracy Wilhoit for a portion of a patrol last Wednesday to capture a fraction of the duties law enforcement officers complete daily. NNO began in 1984 to promote citizen interest and involvement in crime prevention and to warn criminals that their neighbor

A night in the life of a sheriff's deputy

In honor of National Night Out, reporter Imari Scarbrough accompanied Anson County Deputy Sgt. Tracy Wilhoit for a portion of a patrol last Wednesday to capture a fraction of the duties law enforcement officers complete daily. NNO began in 1984 to promote citizen interest and involvement in crime prevention and to warn criminals that their neighbor

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

Anson High School hosted its Meet the Bearcats live practice on Thursday night.
The athletes completed a series of exercises. After warming up, they did 3-on-3 drills, with three offensive linemen, three defensive, and a running back. After that, they did spider drills and special teams (kickoff and punt practice) before an Orange/Blue scrimmage.

Bearcats get ready for 2014 season

Anson High School hosted its Meet the Bearcats live practice on Thursday night. The athletes completed a series of exercises. After warming up, they did 3-on-3 drills, with three offensive linemen, three defensive, and a running back. After that, they did spider drills and special teams (kickoff and punt practice) before an Orange/Blue scrimmage.

Rep. Richard Hudson toured the newly-opened Carolinas HealthCare System Anson on Tuesday.
The congressman toured the majority of the hospital, including exam rooms, a trauma room, inpatient rooms, the radiology section and more. Michael Lutes, president of Carolinas Medical Center Union, explained the importance of the hospital's new design. ̶

Congressman tours new Anson hospital

Rep. Richard Hudson toured the newly-opened Carolinas HealthCare System Anson on Tuesday. The congressman toured the majority of the hospital, including exam rooms, a trauma room, inpatient rooms, the radiology section and more. Michael Lutes, president of Carolinas Medical Center Union, explained the importance of the hospital's new design. ̶

Citizens who have seen smoke blowing briefly through their property may be near a site where the town of Wadesboro is conducting smoke testing.
Starting Monday, town sewer department employees have been visiting several locations to test for problems in town sewer lines. Liquid smoke is pushed with a fan through an open manhole, alerting the emplo

Wadesboro conducting smoke testing on sewer lines

Citizens who have seen smoke blowing briefly through their property may be near a site where the town of Wadesboro is conducting smoke testing. Starting Monday, town sewer department employees have been visiting several locations to test for problems in town sewer lines. Liquid smoke is pushed with a fan through an open manhole, alerting the emplo




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