Quantcast


Imari Scarbrough

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


About Imari Scarbrough

Staff Writer

Latest Stories by Imari Scarbrough

While investigating a larceny, deputies stumbled across a meth lab.
Last Sunday, Anson County sheriff's deputies were investigating a larceny that occurred on Newton Moore Road on Jan. 16 when they visited a residence on Olive Branch Road in the Burnsville area.
When the deputies arrived, they spotted Johnny Austin Dellinger, 40, leaving an outbu

Deputies find meth lab while investigating larceny

While investigating a larceny, deputies stumbled across a meth lab. Last Sunday, Anson County sheriff's deputies were investigating a larceny that occurred on Newton Moore Road on Jan. 16 when they visited a residence on Olive Branch Road in the Burnsville area. When the deputies arrived, they spotted Johnny Austin Dellinger, 40, leaving an outbu

A Morven man was arrested after allegedly breaking into the same residence twice in a row.
Brandon Lewis Pratt, 21, of Morven, is charged with breaking and entering into a residence on Sportsman Road in Morven on Jan. 13 and then again last Thursday.
After receiving the first call about a breaking and entering, Anson County Sheriff's deputies inv

Morven man arrested after two break-ins at same residence

A Morven man was arrested after allegedly breaking into the same residence twice in a row. Brandon Lewis Pratt, 21, of Morven, is charged with breaking and entering into a residence on Sportsman Road in Morven on Jan. 13 and then again last Thursday. After receiving the first call about a breaking and entering, Anson County Sheriff's deputies inv

The varsity Bearcats won both of their home games against Marvin Ridge last Tuesday. In Friday's away game, the girls lost their game while the boys won theirs.
It was a close game for the girls, but even more suspenseful for the boys. The girls started strong, earning 14 points to Marvin Ridge's 8 in the first quarter, but Marvin Ridge made 18 po

Bearcats get a couple of wins

The varsity Bearcats won both of their home games against Marvin Ridge last Tuesday. In Friday's away game, the girls lost their game while the boys won theirs. It was a close game for the girls, but even more suspenseful for the boys. The girls started strong, earning 14 points to Marvin Ridge's 8 in the first quarter, but Marvin Ridge made 18 po

Homeowner helps deputies catch thieves

After being robbed, one homeowner helped Anson County sheriff's deputies find the suspects. Last Monday, deputies responded to a breaking and entering call from a residence on Ansonville-Polkton Road. While they were still on their way, they learned that they had extra help when they were told that the homeowner was following the suspects, accordi

Dozens of people gathered for a march and service to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.
The crowd gathered at Believers Christian Center on Salisbury Street/U.S. Highway 74 before marching to Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, also on Salisbury Street.
At the church, the program included selections performed by a community male choir

Martin Luther King honored in Wadesboro

Dozens of people gathered for a march and service to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The crowd gathered at Believers Christian Center on Salisbury Street/U.S. Highway 74 before marching to Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, also on Salisbury Street. At the church, the program included selections performed by a community male choir

Board of Elections continue discussion on combining districts

During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the Board of Elections provided an update on its efforts to unite the White Store and Peachland voting precincts. Board director Steve Adams provided the board members with a map of what the combined precincts would look like. If combined, the districts would remain the same. Adams said that the next step

Uptown Wadesboro brainstorms 2015 events

Uptown Wadesboro discussed its 2015 calendar and ways to improve on last year's events during its regular meeting on Tuesday. The annual Christmastime Tour of Homes brought in $730, which was a profit of only $314.67 after subtracting the $413.33 in expenditures. Board members discussed ideas for future Tours and Christmas events, including holdin

WADESBORO — Zombies are coming to Anson County.
On Friday, the Ansonia Theatre will screen “Hank Vs. The Undead,” a zombie horror-comedy filmed in Anson and Guilford counties by Anson native and first-time filmmaker Dan Sellers.
In the movie, a group of friends go on a camping trip that goes horribly wrong when the zombie apocal

Anson zombie flick premieres Friday

WADESBORO — Zombies are coming to Anson County. On Friday, the Ansonia Theatre will screen “Hank Vs. The Undead,” a zombie horror-comedy filmed in Anson and Guilford counties by Anson native and first-time filmmaker Dan Sellers. In the movie, a group of friends go on a camping trip that goes horribly wrong when the zombie apocal

Two sewage spills in Wadesboro this week

Thousands of gallons of sewage have overflowed in Wadesboro. The town had two sewer overflows on Monday when one sewer overflowed into Lamphley Branch in the Olde Towne Estates and another spilled into Brush Creek. About 3,000 gallons spilled into Lamphley Branch while about 2,000 spilled into Brush Creek, according to a press release. Heavy rain

The Anson County Commissioners discussed the town of Wadesboro's request for water during its meeting last Tuesday.
Considering the request for 2 million gallons per day for Wadesboro, current users, and the possibility of additional customers later, the commissioners decided to add a 30-inch line for an estimated $13.8 million. The council will l

Wadesboro water talks continue; Gatewood honored

The Anson County Commissioners discussed the town of Wadesboro's request for water during its meeting last Tuesday. Considering the request for 2 million gallons per day for Wadesboro, current users, and the possibility of additional customers later, the commissioners decided to add a 30-inch line for an estimated $13.8 million. The council will l

The Bearcats won their home conference games against Richmond on Wednesday.
The varsity girls' team won their game, 57-29, and the boys' varsity team won their game, 83-77.
The final moments of the boys' game were tense as the team broke a 77-77 tie with only 31 seconds on the clock before the Bearcats pushed ahead to win the game. This win gives

Bearcats defeat Richmond

The Bearcats won their home conference games against Richmond on Wednesday. The varsity girls' team won their game, 57-29, and the boys' varsity team won their game, 83-77. The final moments of the boys' game were tense as the team broke a 77-77 tie with only 31 seconds on the clock before the Bearcats pushed ahead to win the game. This win gives

Zombies are coming to Anson County.
This Friday night, the Ansonia Theatre will screen “Hank Vs. The Undead,” a zombie horror-comedy filmed in Anson and Guilford counties by Anson native and new filmmaker Dan Sellers.
In the movie, a group of friends go on a camping trip that goes horribly wrong when the zombie apocalypse begins, and

Zombie movie to premiere at Ansonia

Zombies are coming to Anson County. This Friday night, the Ansonia Theatre will screen “Hank Vs. The Undead,” a zombie horror-comedy filmed in Anson and Guilford counties by Anson native and new filmmaker Dan Sellers. In the movie, a group of friends go on a camping trip that goes horribly wrong when the zombie apocalypse begins, and

The Wadesboro Town Council discussed ongoing problems with its water system during its regular monthly meeting on Monday.
Town Manager Alex Sewell discussed the county's response to the town's request for a continued water supply. In a letter to the mayor dated Dec. 10, County Commissioners Chair Anna Baucom and Vice Chair Ross Streater said that

Wadesboro Council continues water discussion

The Wadesboro Town Council discussed ongoing problems with its water system during its regular monthly meeting on Monday. Town Manager Alex Sewell discussed the county's response to the town's request for a continued water supply. In a letter to the mayor dated Dec. 10, County Commissioners Chair Anna Baucom and Vice Chair Ross Streater said that

The Wadesboro Town Council heard from multiple citizens about its proposed crosswalk and median project on U.S. Highway 74 (Salisbury Street) before adopting a resolution during its regular meeting on Monday.
Joseph Robinson, of Kesler Chapel Church, spoke for several members of the church and listed concerns with the crosswalk. He said the town s

Pedestrian plan resolution adopted

The Wadesboro Town Council heard from multiple citizens about its proposed crosswalk and median project on U.S. Highway 74 (Salisbury Street) before adopting a resolution during its regular meeting on Monday. Joseph Robinson, of Kesler Chapel Church, spoke for several members of the church and listed concerns with the crosswalk. He said the town s





Featured Businesses


Poll



Info Minute



Gas Prices

Wadesboro Gas Prices provided by GasBuddy.com