WRIGHT

POLKTON, N.C. — Barbara Bricker Wright, 72, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, surrounded by her family at Hospice of Union County in Monroe.A graves...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Free travel football team holding registration

Free travel football team holding registration

The youth of Anson County will have an opportunity this fall to suit up and play travel football — for free.A first-year youth program, Anson Wo...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Deadline for Farm Service Agency nominees Aug. 1

RALEIGH — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Acting Executive Director for North Carolina, Lorraine Dillard, last week remin...

July 31st, 2017 |  


LUMBERTON — The FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in Lumberton and Fayetteville will be closed on Monday in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr...

April 5th, 2016 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

US ousted, Sweden wins 4-3 on penalties after 1-1 draw

BRASILIA, Brazil — Taunted by local fans since the Olympics began and stinging from a surprising loss, Hope Solo called Sweden a “bunch of...

March 14th, 2016 updated: August 13th, 2016. |  


‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

‘Final Five’ win one more gymnastics gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO — Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.It...

February 29th, 2016 updated: August 10th, 2016. |  


State candidates address voters’ concerns

State candidates address voters’ concerns

Anson County residents had the chance to meet both local and state candidates during a meet-and-greet at the Hampton B. Allen Library on Sunday.Twenty...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

Smooth sailing? US men’s basketball seeks more Olympic gold

RIO DE JANEIRO — There were so many questions about their cushy accommodations it seemed the Americans were on vacation.Yes, the U.S. men’...

February 23rd, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Anson County Chamber cancels Christmas parade

Anson County Chamber cancels Christmas parade

The Anson County Chamber of Commerce has decided it will no longer host the Wadesboro Christmas Parade, and no other groups have yet stepped up to tak...

February 16th, 2016 updated: February 16th, 2016. |  


Duke Energy to prune trees along 26 miles of power lines in Anson County

Duke Energy to prune trees along 26 miles of power lines in Anson County

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June 25th, 2015 updated: June 25th, 2015. |