Anson Record- RSS Feed Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:58:36 EST 1800 Bearcats lose Homecoming game, 35-7 The Bearcats lost their homecoming game to Purnell Swett 35-7 last Friday. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:25:20 EST Old hospital buildings vandalized Two early 1900s-era brick buildings on the site of the former Anson Community Hospital have been vandalized so badly that they are now unsafe to enter, County Manager Lawrence Gatewood said. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:21:26 EST AEDC discusses Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership The newly formed Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership was the main topic of discussion at the monthly Anson Economic Development Corporation meeting on Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:06:05 EST N.C.’s August unemployment rate inches higher RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted August unemployment rate was 6.8 percent, increasing 0.3 of a percentage point from July's revised rate of 6.5 percent. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 6.1... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:25:15 EST Groups file lawsuit against Duke Energy Power Plant in Hamlet On Wednesday at a press conference in Raleigh, the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County released their legal challenge to the state air permit for Duke Energy's combustion turbine electric power... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:17:10 EST HOLLA! Eagles soar in first tennis match On Sept. 6, the HOLLA! Eagles tennis team traveled to Charlotte to compete in a round robin tennis tournament at the Sugaw Creek Recreation Complex. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:55:10 EST New lessons from old wars At the end of a two-day conference about World War I at UNC-Chapel Hill, I asked a leading military historian what approach he would recommend to the United States to deal with the challenge of ISIS. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:51:06 EST We shouldn’t wait for terrorist attacks before taking action Last week marked a very solemn date for our nation and a stark reminder that evil exists around the world. On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States of America fell victim to the most horrific terrorist attack in our history — an attack spurred by... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:48:05 EST Board of Elections, Lilesville FD come to agreement on voting location The Board of Elections passed new rules for its voting facilities after hearing from the Lilesville fire chief about scratches on the department's floors. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:10:05 EST Anson ranks 19th among top U.S. farming counties A recent study by Farm Futures has ranked Anson County as the 19th best place to farm in the U.S., among more than 3,000 counties. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:05:11 EST Escaped inmate caught hours later in Monroe An Anson County Jail inmate escaped Saturday afternoon, only to be caught in Monroe three hours after his escape. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:57:10 EST Volleyball team loses tough games The Lady Cats lost their home JV and varsity volleyball games to Sun Valley last Thursday. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:10:25 EST Anson loses ‘Battle for the Border’ to Chesterfield, 34-7 The Bearcats lost an away game to Chesterfield with a score of 34-7 last Friday. The winner of the game, Chesterfield, was awarded the “Battle for the Border” trophy by Anson Community Hospice and Hospice of Chesterfield County as part of... Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:09:15 EST Anson, Chesterfiled to ‘Battle for the Border’ The Anson Bearcats and Chesterfield Rams will face off on the gridiron for the inaugural “Battle For The Border” trophy Sept. 12. The trophy is being presented by non-profit hospices serving the two counties, Anson Community Hospice and... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:51:13 EST South Piedmont Community College to open new Advising Centers South Piedmont Community College's new dedicated Advising Centers, one on its L.L. Polk Campus in Polkton and another on its Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, will play a key role in keeping SPCC students on a clear path toward... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:20:12 EST Volunteers help Anson remember Sept. 11, 2001 In what's become an annual tradition, Uptown Wadesboro, Inc., has laid 2,996 flags in front of the Anson County Courthouse to remember the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001. One flag is laid for each of the lives lost in the terrorist attacks in New... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:50:33 EST Wadesboro Town Council honors young men who saved home During its regular meeting on Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council gave two young men citizen's awards for their actions that prevented a house fire. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:47:15 EST Veterans Enhancement Fair deemed a success On Sept. 3, the Salisbury VAMC Rural Health Team, Winston Salem VBA, Greenville Mobile Vet Cruiser, the OEF/OIFCoordinater participated in Anson County's third annual Veteran Enhancement Fair hosted by Ted Ward, Anson County Veteran Service... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:35:13 EST N.C. is on cusp of ‘unleashing’ natural energy resources With the days still hot in North Carolina, it's hard to imagine turning on the heat, but winter's cold temperatures could bring increased demand for natural gas and increased energy costs for our families. I regularly hear concerns from... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:08:13 EST Rep. Brody shares latest from Raleigh Raleigh NewsCoal Ash BillOne of the last pieces of legislation that was passed in the short session was a Senate and House compromise plan to close all N.C. coal ash ponds. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:06:15 EST