Anson Record- RSS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/ http://ansonrecord.com/ Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:52:38 EST 1800 BRLC to host second ‘God’s Glorious Bike Ride’ http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150236105/BRLC-to-host-second-Gods-Glorious-Bike-Ride Burnsville Recreation & Learning Center's bikers and volunteers will celebrate fall on Oct. 25 with God's Glorious Motorcycle Ride. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:11:13 EST Bearcats’ losing streak continues http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/150243469/Bearcats-losing-streak-continues The Anson High School varsity football team lost a rescheduled game against Piedmont Monday night with a final score of 29-19. The loss brings the Bearcats' record to 1-7 this season, with a conference record of 0-2. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:59:09 EST AEDC decides to get down to business http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150235104/AEDC-decides-to-get-down-to-business During its regular monthly meeting Thursday, the Anson Economic Development Corporation took steps toward a “less talk, more action” approach. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:07:12 EST Pee Dee Electric director achieves credentials http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150212170/Pee-Dee-Electric-director-achieves-credentials WADESBORO — Winnie Bennett, a member of Pee Dee Electric's Board of Directors, has received the Board Leadership certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Bennett was recognized at NRECA's Regional meeting... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:00:37 EST Toys for Tots now open in new location http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150212321/Toys-for-Tots-now-open-in-new-location The Anson County Toys for Tots campaign held an open house in its new location Oct. 14. The location, on U.S. 74 next to Captain D's, gives the organization a spacious environment to sort toys for needy children this holiday... Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:01:18 EST Lanesboro inmate charged with attempted murder http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150209021/Lanesboro-inmate-charged-with-attempted-murder Thomas Michael Accardi, an inmate at Lanesboro Correctional Institution, has been charged with the attempted murder of a prison administrator. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:43:11 EST Prosecutors will not seek death penalty in Griffin murder case http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150206771/Prosecutors-will-not-seek-death-penalty-in-Griffin-murder-case Anson County prosecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty for Eddie Helms of Marshville, accused of killing John T. Griffin III of Peachland in 1988. Helms is also accused of murdering Charles Ronald Goodwin in Marshville in... Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:46:12 EST Taxpayers footing the bill for losing battle http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150152359/Taxpayers-footing-the-bill-for-losing-battle North Carolina's top legislative leaders are fighting a losing battle, and taxpayers are still footing the bill. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:05:19 EST Repealing Obamacare remains a priority http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150128520/Repealing-Obamacare-remains-a-priority I don't think I need to tell you that we face a lot of challenges as a nation right now. At home, wages remain stagnant while the cost of living continues to rise, leaving our families struggling to make ends meet. Abroad, we see a world... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:03:14 EST County manager resigns — again http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150149330/County-manager-resigns--again After announcing his resignation in June 2013, Anson County Manager Lawrence Gatewood was later convinced by the Board of Commissioners to stay on. However, more than a year later, Gatewood announced last week he has made the decision to resign... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:19:11 EST Bearcats suffer tough loss to Weddington http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/150146968/Bearcats-suffer-tough-loss-to-Weddington The Bearcats suffered a crushing 42-13 defeat in an away game against Weddington last Friday.The loss gives Anson an overall season of 1-6, according to high school sports website MaxPreps.com. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:02:10 EST Lady Bearcats advance in conference tourney http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/150153625/Lady-Bearcats-advance-in-conference-tourney The Lady Bearcats lost their games on Senior Night, but won a home conference tournament game on Monday evening. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:20:18 EST Taste of the Pee Dee draws a crowd to uptown Wadesboro http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150145495/Taste-of-the-Pee-Dee-draws-a-crowd-to-uptown-Wadesboro The first-ever Taste of the Pee Dee Festival, held in uptown Wadesboro on Saturday, brought in a crowd for a day of food, fun and outdoor activities. Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:40:21 EST First same-sex couple married in Anson County http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150151098/First-same-sex-couple-married-in-Anson-County%3Fnocache On Monday afternoon, history was made in Anson County as the first same-sex couple was married in Magistrate Weaver Thomas's office. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:27:07 EST New 911 Center takes its first calls http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150064810/New-911-Center-takes-its-first-calls Anson County's new 911 Operations Center took its first official call around 3 p.m. on Sept. 30. This was the culmination of almost four years of planning, selecting, building and then putting together a complex system of computers, software,... Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:56:11 EST Pee Dee Electric announces community solar project http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150112104/Pee-Dee-Electric-announces-community-solar-project Pee Dee Electric has announced plans to install a half-acre community solar farm adjacent to their corporate headquarters in Wadesboro.The announcement was made last week after the Wadesboro Town Council approved rezoning for the project. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:53:11 EST Paxton named N.C. Jail Administrator of the Year http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150114530/Paxton-named-N.C.-Jail-Administrator-of-the-Year On Sept. 24, Anson County Jail Administrator Capt. Freddie Paxton was recognized and awarded the Jail Administrator of the Year for 2014 by the North Carolina Jail Administrators' Association. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 14:45:12 EST Thankful youngster highlights school board meeting http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/150067070/Thankful-youngster-highlights-school-board-meeting%3Fnocache A Wadesboro Elementary School student spoke during the public comment portion of the Anson County Board of Education's meeting Thursday night, and left barely a dry eye in the house as a result. Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:18:07 EST Concussion Q&A with three Anson High football players http://ansonrecord.com/news/enterprise1main/150032772/Concussion-QA-with-three-Anson-High-football-players Curtis Napier, 11th gradeQ: How did it happen? Wed, 8 Oct 2014 15:10:20 EST Preparations under way for new sheriff http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/150062377/Preparations-under-way-for-new-sheriff On Aug. 4, I began meeting on a regular basis with new Sheriff-elect Landric Reid, to help orientate him into his new job he will begin on Dec. 1. A transition plan has been put together by myself and my staff to help give Sheriff Reid both an overall... Wed, 8 Oct 2014 12:26:06 EST