Anson Record- RSS Feed Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:54:58 EST 1800 Anson woman charged with child abuse A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham man sought for Anson County shooting LILESVILLE — An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.Anson County sheriff's deputies say Michael... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST N.C.’s unemployment remains unchanged in June RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 6.4 percent, unchanged from May's revised rate of 6.4 percent, the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division announced Friday. The national... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SBI investigating embezzlement accusations against Morven fire chief Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, the Attorney General's office confirmed on Friday. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sandra Harmon Clive Fund makes spaying, neutering pets easier for low-income families Since the Sandra Harmon Clive Fund was started two years ago, almost 150 animals in Anson County have been spayed or neutered free of charge. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road to be closed July 21-Aug. 8 Both directions of Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road in Wadesboro will be closed starting at 8 a.m. on July 21, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced last week. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST We need real solutions for America’s job crisis While June's jobs report showed some promising signs for our economy, there are still far too many Americans who can't find work. We've all heard the phrase, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Books: Showing us as it once was, is, or could be Why do we read books? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A hidden gem right here in Wadesboro The people of Anson County have a wonderful gem sitting right here in the middle of town! It is the Ansonia Theatre. We have attended many of the productions that have been produced there since it opened, but Saturday night may have been one of the... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Landric Reid wins second primary for Anson County Sheriff Landric Reid has tentatively won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff’s race to be decided tomorrow The early voting numbers are in for the second primary for the office of Anson County sheriff. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sen. McLaurin honors local veteran advocate Mary O’Neal on Senate floor July 10 was a big day in the Senate as Senator Gene McLaurin honored the lifetime service of local veteran advocate Mary O'Neal. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Hampton B. Allen Library gets makeover The Hampton B. Allen Library in Wadesboro received a makeover last week. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two celebrate milestone birthdays Two ladies celebrated milestone birthdays at Anson Health and Rehabilitation (formerly Lillie Bennett Nursing Center) on Thursday. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Anson County unemployment up to 7.9 percent Anson County's unemployment rate for May 2014 was up just shy of 1 percentage point from April's revised rate of 7 percent to 7.9 percent. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST County commissioners donate sheriff's vehicle to Morven PD The Anson County Board of Commissioners voted at their regular monthly meeting Monday night, July 7, to donate “one of the best” sheriff's office vehicles to the town of Morven for its police department. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST America’s freedoms are evident so far this July Last weekend was a special weekend for families, friends and communities to join together and celebrate America. Whether you spent the weekend enjoying a family barbecue, attending a community parade, or viewing a fireworks show, I hope you took a... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sen. McLaurin provides legislative update for July All too often we read about the inability of our elected leaders to reach compromise and work together. Since being elected to serve as your state senator in Raleigh, I have reached across the aisle to do what I believe is best for our five-county... Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A poem about fracking Dear Editor: Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rep. Brody reports on ‘busy’ short session One word to describe the Legislative Short Session would be “busy.” A typical day at the legislature during the short session would be meetings starting from 7:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., with session sometime in between. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST