Saying a prayerfor my kidneys,Pat and Mike

Saying a prayerfor my kidneys,Pat and Mike

Author’s note: names have been changed.On Oct. 10, 2010, I found myself in Stage 4 kidney failure, and the only treatment left was dialysis. I c...

May 29th, 2017 |  


Moving a familyof sharecroppersto the Joe Place

Moving a familyof sharecroppersto the Joe Place

Seems when you ask older folks where they were brought up, or about directions, they refer to places such as the Jim Place, Terry Place or the Henders...

May 28th, 2017 |  


Anson County Girl Scouts collect items for Anson Crisis Ministry

Anson County Girl Scouts collect items for Anson Crisis Ministry

Girl Scout Troop 1389 is collecting personal hygiene items for Anson Crisis Ministry. The scouts will accept donations from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3...

May 25th, 2017 |  


Anson County sisters Baucom, Reynolds earn graduate degrees

Anson County sisters Baucom, Reynolds earn graduate degrees

Two Anson County sisters received their graduate degrees this spring.Sarah Elizabeth Baucom, of Wadesboro, and Katherine “Katie” Baucom Re...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Burch admitted to practice of law in Anson County, N.C.

Burch admitted to practice of law in Anson County, N.C.

On May 8, Britt Burch was introduced to the court by attorney Sophia Gatewood Crawford as a candidate for admission to the North Carolina Bar.Followin...

May 19th, 2017 |  


AnsonCounty N.C. Pre-k centers open for applications

AnsonCounty N.C. Pre-k centers open for applications

Anson County Partnership for Children is accepting applications for N.C. Pre-K, a kindergarten readiness initiative that some say is proven to help fo...

May 18th, 2017 |  


My mountain grandfather: ‘Tough as nails’

My mountain grandfather: ‘Tough as nails’

My mountain grandpa — known as “Pap” by all who knew him — was literally tough as nails. I guess that’s how he had to be...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Mother reaches goals despite physical setbacks

Mother reaches goals despite physical setbacks

I can only imagine what it’s like to grow up blind.My mom, however, knows firsthand.Granted, she isn’t totally blind, but it’s been ...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Little Miss HOLLA! crowned in Morven

Little Miss HOLLA! crowned in Morven

Last week, a photo of the 2016 Little Miss HOLLA! was erroneously printed instead of the 2017 winner. The correct photo is reprinted this week. We apo...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Clean-up day planned at Lilesville community center

Clean-up day planned at Lilesville community center

A community clean-up day will be held at the new Lilesville Community Center on May 13.Members of the executive board of the Faith Based Center of Hop...

May 7th, 2017 |