Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Thu, 28 May 2015 10:18:50 EST 1800 Life expectancy in Anson remains low A baby born today in Anson County will live an average of 6.4 years less than a baby born on the same day in Orange County, according to N.C. Child. Tue, 26 May 2015 16:26:52 EST ‘Fracking Stories’ to screen at Wadesboro library On Thursday at 7 p.m., Pee Dee WALL will host “Fracking Stories,” a screening event featuring six short documentaries that explore the public health and environmental consequences of hydraulic fracturing (fracking), and the ways that... Tue, 26 May 2015 12:36:52 EST AEDC recaps economic development summit A recap of what went right and what could be changed about this year's economic development summit dominated the conversation during the regular monthly meeting of the Anson Economic Development Corporation on Thursday morning. Sat, 23 May 2015 08:31:51 EST WPD enforcing “Click It or Ticket” Through May 31, the Wadesboro Police Department will start a “Click It or Ticket” campaign. Wed, 20 May 2015 08:01:52 EST Sheriff, Chief Deputy visit Kids Express Kids Express recently hosted special visitors, Sheriff Landric Reid and Chief Deputy Scott Howell.The children presented footprint police car artwork to be hung at the sheriff's department. Sat, 16 May 2015 16:31:52 EST Business workshops to be held in Union, Anson counties RALEIGH — Small business startups typically have a host of questions for state regulators, ranging from how to conduct a securities offering to sales and use tax requirements. Two “Business Essentials” workshops being presented in... Wed, 13 May 2015 16:01:53 EST Partnership seeks funding for NFP program Elaine Scarbrough, executive director of the Anson County Partnership for Children, appeared before county commissioners last week to ask for funding of a program that could possibly greatly improve pregnancy outcomes and reduce the number of teen... Mon, 11 May 2015 15:26:51 EST Dr. Puryear honored by county commissioners Retired dentist George Puryear was honored by the Anson County Board of Commissioners at the regular monthly meeting on May 5. Thu, 7 May 2015 09:01:51 EST Hot dog fundraiser postponed until May 15 Because of a scheduling conflict, the Circles of Hope hot dog fundraiser that was originally planned for May 8 will be held May 15. Wed, 6 May 2015 16:16:51 EST SPCC plans Block Party at all campuses South Piedmont Community College will host its annual two-day spring block party on May 6 and 7 at its campuses in Anson and Union counties. As in previous years, there will be free food, games, giveaways and a lot of other fun. But for this... Tue, 5 May 2015 12:46:52 EST Grace Senior Center to offer AARP Smart Driver Course The Grace Senior Center will offer AARP's Smart Driver course on May 12 from 10 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Tue, 5 May 2015 12:46:51 EST Hospitals warn of phone scam PINEHURST — Hospitals throughout the country are warning their patients about a phone scam in which callers posing as hospital officials attempt to obtain personal information. Sun, 3 May 2015 15:16:51 EST AG Cooper: File for money back from SunTrust mortgage settlement by June 4 RALEIGH — More than 2,200 North Carolinians who lost their homes to foreclosure by SunTrust are eligible for direct cash payments totaling approximately $2 million but must file to claim their money by June 4, Attorney General Roy Cooper... Sat, 2 May 2015 08:31:52 EST NCWorks Career Center — Anson earns certification The NCWorks Career Center — Anson, located in Wadesboro, is now a certified career center and has met the NCWorks Commission's criteria established for customer service excellence, the Centralina Workforce Development Board announced... Fri, 1 May 2015 17:01:51 EST Wadesboro police chief offers advice against scams After a spike in reports of fraud, Chief Thedis Spencer of the Wadesboro Police Department has issued some tips for citizens to avoid being scammed. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:11:52 EST Churches join together for crusade A group of churches of several different faiths have joined together in hopes of uniting the Anson County community. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:11:51 EST Literacy 5K to coincide with ‘Little Flower’ project kickoff On May 9 the HOLLA! Center of Morven will stage a 5K Walk/Run, as well as provide the kick-off location for the literacy project, “Florita Bell Griffin's Little Flower™ International Cultural Art Project” of Houston,... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:16:52 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? Find out with the The Anson Record's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:48 EST Collector vows to meet tax lien deadline The Anson County tax collector says a list of residents who have not paid their property taxes will be published in The Anson Record on or before the June 30 deadline set by state law. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:41:51 EST Pinewood Derby winners announced The annual Anson District Cub Scout Pinewood Derby was held March 28 at the Fireman's Training Center in Wadesboro. The Derby, sponsored by C&M Auto Supply, allows the boys to build their own wooden car from a kit and race against their peers... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:36:52 EST