42 students celebrated at pinning ceremony

42 students celebrated at pinning ceremony

HAMLET — Richmond Community College held a pinning ceremony on Dec. 12 for 42 students who completed the Nursing Assistant program. Pending pass...

December 14th, 2017 |  


RoboWolves awarded grant for competition

RoboWolves awarded grant for competition

An Anson County robotics team, the RoboWolves, has received a $2,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation/FIRST North Carolina Fund.Founded by invent...

December 12th, 2017 |  


New gym is a dream come true

New gym is a dream come true

John Irving Ballard is giving the community a place to become healthy.Although it has been open for business since May 1, the grand opening for JB Fit...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Anson seniors fed, entertained at luncheon

Anson seniors fed, entertained at luncheon

Anson County seniors were treated to a special dinner, funded by the Board of Commissioners, on Dec. 5 and 6 at the Lockhart-Taylor Center.“We d...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Marshall gets full ride to Campbell

Marshall gets full ride to Campbell

Patience Marshall, a senior at Anson High School, was offered a full scholarship to Campbell University for track and field.Marshall has received many...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Golden Leaf Foundation awards grant for Anson Middle STEM program

Anson County Schools was recently awarded a $950,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to implement a STEM program at Anson Middle School.STEM sta...

December 5th, 2017 |  


Chamber announces winners of Big-Game Hunt Tournament

The Anson County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 20th Annual Big-Game Hunt Tournament on Nov. 24 and 25 at Ansonville Volunteer Fire Department.Brad Li...

December 5th, 2017 |  


A Christmastime tradition

A Christmastime tradition

POLKTON — Amy Turner is keeping a decade-old tradition alive.Each year, she and her husband, Chris, dust off the decorations and open their deco...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Story time opens to public

Story time opens to public

For the first time since “The Reader” began, the Anson County Partnership for Children is opening the event to the public.“Originall...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Pet of the week

Pet of the week

Courtesy PhotoCotton is a male cat, about a year and a half old. He is fixed, has been updated on his shots, and although he is deaf, he is very sweet...

November 28th, 2017 |