Taylor receives appointment

Taylor receives appointment

RALEIGH — An Anson County native this week received a promotion at a state agency.North Carolina Commerce Secretary Anthony M. Copeland has appo...

November 14th, 2017 |  


LUTHER

WADESBORO, N.C. — Leatha Lang Luther, 87, died Oct. 28, 2017 at CHC-Union in Monroe.Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at Le...

October 31st, 2017 |  


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. |