WADESBORO — Do you know someone who is helping make Anson County a better place to be a child and to raise a child? Acknowledge their excellence by nominating them for the Champion for Children award to be presented at the Week of the Young Child evening performance of “Too Many Frogs” by the Tarradiddle Players on April 8. A reception will be held prior to the performance to recognize the finalists for this award.Presented by Anson County Partnership for Children...
CONNECT Our Future is holding county open forums throughout 14 different counties, including Anson. The goal of the forums is to “collaborate with residents from around the greater Charlotte region to create a shared growth plan for our future,” according to a press release.Four growth options based on input from residents, local governments, businesses and other organizations during the last 18 months will be presented at the forums. Citizens who attend current forums ...
The Wadesboro Town Council had a full agenda on Monday evening, swearing in a new fire chief, discussing trash pickup options and hearing State of the Department reports from department heads.The council swore in new Fire Chief Marc Sessions. He is replacing former Chief Jimmy Burns, who is retiring.State of Department reportsHugh James, town public services director, said there are several items the town needs that have been put off for some ...
Several speakers addressed a crowd of over 70 attendees during the inaugural Anson Economic Development Summit on Wednesday. Several speakers provided a local workforce development perspective.K-12 Initiatives in Anson County
WINGATE — Wingate University’s physical therapy program will hold an open house Friday from 1-3 p.m. to showcase the new Doctor of Physical Therapy program. The program, with new faculty and a brand new curriculum, also got newly-renovated space.
Fifty proud relatives, friends and supporters were in attendance at the annual 4-H Achievement Night, held Feb. 18 at the Cooperative Extension Center. The event was held to honor Anson County 4-H’ers, 4-H Volunteer Leaders for their accomplishments over the last year, and Volunteer Leaders who have given of their time to help with programs in 4-H. Youth and adults were recognized and awarded ribbons, certificates, and medals.Deserving young 4-H’ers earned scholarships ...
The Anson Economic Development Summit has been rescheduled for next Wednesday, Feb. 26, after being postponed last week due to the winter storm. The summit, which is the first of its kind in Anson County, will be held at the Lockhart-Taylor Center in Wadesboro from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. A light lunch will be provided.This event is co-sponsored by the Anson Economic Development Corporation and the Anson County Chamber, and is designed to highlight the unique perspectives and challenge...
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