What to do about our Southern accent? Keep it

What to do about our Southern accent? Keep it

Now don’t get me wrong, I am not ashamed of the way I sound — though I have had times when I was tempted to accept the shame from those wh...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Moonshine: Fast cars and white lightning

Moonshine: Fast cars and white lightning

Last week, we talked about the history of making moonshine and the first process of making the brew, which is fermentation in the mash barrel. As the ...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Hurricane myths versus facts

Hurricane myths versus facts

While our thoughts are still with Florida and Texas, and all those who suffered at the hands of Harvey and Irma, we can be thankful for our many bless...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Storytime still going strong at Anson County Partnership for Children

Storytime still going strong at Anson County Partnership for Children

The Anson County Partnership for Children revitalized Storytime about four years ago, and it has held strong every Wednesday, to build vital skills in...

September 12th, 2017 |  


Defaming the privy: History of the traffic light

Defaming the privy: History of the traffic light

If you met another automobile on a one-lane dirt road in 1895, there was no law to give you or the approaching car the right to stay in the narrow roa...

September 5th, 2017 |  


A brief history of Millstone 4-H Camp

A brief history of Millstone 4-H Camp

A few weeks ago, my wife and I had the privilege of seeing our grandson graduate from Beginners Fur-Fish and Game Camp at Millstone 4-H Camp. He, alon...

August 29th, 2017 |  


CHURCH CALENDAR

CHURCH CALENDAR

Items for the church calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, brought by our office at 123 E. Martin ...

August 29th, 2017 |  


Life on the line

Life on the line

“I can’t go on like this anymore,” he shouted at his wife as he walked out the door. ”We can’t make it on this farm. I g...

August 29th, 2017 |  


Input sought for Anson Agri-Civic Center

Input sought for Anson Agri-Civic Center

Design for the new Anson Agri-Civic Center is now in progress, and as part of the process, feedback is encouraged. To that end, the public is invited ...

August 29th, 2017 updated: August 29th, 2017. |  


Goodwin, Hamlet native, graduates with second master’s degree

Goodwin, Hamlet native, graduates with second master’s degree

Romona R. Goodwin, formerly of Hamlet, graduated from the University of Phoenix during its commencement services at the Washington, D.C. campus on Sat...

August 25th, 2017 |