The phone in the empty room

The phone in the empty room

Having grown up in a family who went visiting every Sunday afternoon, I now use it as a time of rest. So on this Sunday afternoon in fall, 1984, I pla...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Teens go to tennis camp

Teens go to tennis camp

Destiny Pickett and Brenre Taylor are two young ladies are making huge strides in their quest to become great tennis players.They both received United...

July 20th, 2017 |  


‘Quilts of Love’ ministry is a blessing to all

‘Quilts of Love’ ministry is a blessing to all

At Cartledge Creek Baptist Church, we have a ministry that is called “Quilts of Love.” This ministry was the brainchild of Sharon Puckett ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Anson students win essay contest

Anson students win essay contest

Courtesy photoEast Rock Ford Baptist Church held its annual Ellen Meachem Baptist Training Union Scholarship Essay Contest on Sunday, July 9, 2017. Pi...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Anson Singers performing free concert in Cheraw

Anson Singers performing free concert in Cheraw

CHERAW, S.C. — The Anson Singers will be travelling to Cheraw to present a free choral concert. The concert, An American Journey, will include A...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Remembering theold mill and countrystores of years past

Remembering theold mill and countrystores of years past

When I was coming up in the ’50s and early ’60s, won’t no such thing in rural parts of our county as convenience stores. No-sir-re, ...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Wadesboro toddler crowned MAR-USA Toddler N.C. Duchess

Wadesboro toddler crowned MAR-USA Toddler N.C. Duchess

A toddler earned her tiara following a competition earlier this year.Alana S. Mitchell, 2, of Wadesboro represented Wadesboro and Anson County in the ...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Polkton resident grows 2 lb., 1 oz. beet

Polkton resident grows 2 lb., 1 oz. beet

A Polkton resident has harvested two of the largest beets he’s ever grown.Thomas Cureton weighed the beets and they came in at two pounds, one o...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Following mom’s footsteps at the farmers’ market

Following mom’s footsteps at the farmers’ market

In the late 1990s, Rockingham Downtown Corporation decided a local farmers’ market was needed in Rockingham. This market would be a central loca...

July 8th, 2017 |  


Anson County Vacation Bible School class vistsi Riverside Zoo in Columbia, S.C.

Anson County Vacation Bible School class vistsi Riverside Zoo in Columbia, S.C.

For the RecordDivine Unity Church and Lindsey Chapel Fairview Church of God sponsored Vacation Bible School activities held at Divine Unity Church wit...

July 4th, 2017 |