Wadesboro native Richard Spencer talks music, induction into N.C. Music Hall of Fame

Wadesboro native Richard Spencer talks music, induction into N.C. Music Hall of Fame

KANNAPOLIS — When Richard Spencer began taking piano lessons at age 5, he had no idea he would later earn a Grammy. The 75-year-old will be indu...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bitten

Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bitten

POLKTON — County officials are defending a controversial decision to euthanize a puppy the animal shelter says bit an employee. Public reaction ...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Next book in “Runaway Turkeyette” series to be released in August

Next book in “Runaway Turkeyette” series to be released in August

NORWOOD — A mother-daughter writing team have been hard at work on a continuation of “Runaway Turkeyette,” a story the pair adapted ...

July 15th, 2017 |  


Anson County deputies: Morven man set mobile home on fire, beat woman

Anson County deputies: Morven man set mobile home on fire, beat woman

MORVEN — A man is facing multiple charges after authorities say he beat a woman, stole her laptop and tried to set a mobile home on fire within ...

July 15th, 2017 updated: July 15th, 2017. |  


Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bitten

Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bitten

POLKTON — County officials are defending a controversial decision to euthanize a puppy the animal shelter says bit an employee. Public reaction ...

July 12th, 2017 updated: July 12th, 2017. |  


Slow start, spectacular finish to Wadesboro’s Fourth of July celebration

Slow start, spectacular finish to Wadesboro’s Fourth of July celebration

Despite a rained-out band, ominous clouds and a slow start, the early Independence Day celebration in Uptown Wadesboro drew a sizable crowd as the eve...

July 4th, 2017 updated: July 4th, 2017. |  


Pastor: I’ll sleep on church roof if Deep Creek VBS raises $1,000 for Sole2Soul

Pastor: I’ll sleep on church roof if Deep Creek VBS raises $1,000 for Sole2Soul

A Wadesboro pastor may spend Thursday night on the roof of his church if his Vacation Bible School class has its way.The Rev. Mark Perko, pastor of De...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Anson County DWI checkpoint nets nearly 50 citations

Anson County DWI checkpoint nets nearly 50 citations

POLKTON — One woman detained for multiple violations during a Friday night checkpoint said it added hours to her trip, but she was glad officers...

June 28th, 2017 |  


Victim of fatal Wadesboro shooting, supporters: ‘I am Salisbury Street’

Victim of fatal Wadesboro shooting, supporters: ‘I am Salisbury Street’

The victim of a shooting earlier this month was honored during a balloon release ceremony on June 14 as the community and top county law enforcement o...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Anson County students receive over $330,000 in scholarships

Anson County students receive over $330,000 in scholarships

Several students received more than $300,000 in scholarships during the county schools’ District Scholarship Night on June 30.Schools, civic gro...

June 9th, 2017 |