Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Sun, 25 Jan 2015 07:35:49 EST 1800 Anson Crisis Ministry honors volunteers at annual banquet Sounds of laughter and the aroma of hickory-cooked pork barbecue and barbecue chicken filled the dining room of the First Baptist Church on Jan. 22 for the Anson Crisis Ministry Annual Appreciation Banquet. The event was held to specifically express... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:31:52 EST Grace Senior Center offers free income tax assistance Free income tax assistance will be available for Anson County residents over 60 years of age of low or moderate income needing help in preparing their income tax returns through a program sponsored by AARP and Grace Senior Center. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:31:51 EST Anson Environmental Health: It’s time for radon testing As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina, and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:36:52 EST Board of Elections continue discussion on combining districts During its regular meeting last Tuesday, the Board of Elections provided an update on its efforts to unite the White Store and Peachland voting precincts. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:31:51 EST Uptown Wadesboro brainstorms 2015 events Uptown Wadesboro discussed its 2015 calendar and ways to improve on last year's events during its regular meeting on Tuesday. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:31:51 EST AEDC discusses job growth, economic summit The Anson Economic Development Corporation held a brief meeting on Thursday morning, in which the group of economic and community leaders discussed changes in the employment environment in Anson County, and talked about its continued plans for an... Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:21:51 EST Two sewage spills in Wadesboro this week Thousands of gallons of sewage have overflowed in Wadesboro. Thu, 15 Jan 2015 17:01:51 EST HHS encourages consumers to sign up by Jan. 15 for healthcare coverage This Thursday marks the second Open Enrollment deadline for the 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace. For coverage starting on Feb. 1, it is important for people to sign up now, ahead of the Jan. 15 deadline. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:56:52 EST BRLC honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy Burnsville Recreation & Learning Center volunteers will celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This event will take place at the BRLC's location at 13349 Hwy. 742 N. in Polkton on Jan. 19. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:26:54 EST N.C.’s electric cooperatives prepare for winter storm RALEIGH — North Carolina's electric cooperatives are on standby and are ready to restore power as quickly as possible if outages should occur as a result of the forecasted winter precipitation. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:41:51 EST United Way of Central Carolinas names new director CHARLOTTE — Sean Garrett was introduced Friday as the new executive director of United Way of Central Carolinas. He was selected by the board of directors after an extensive search and will begin the job on March 1, following the conclusion of... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 12:14:05 EST Big-Game Hunt tournament deemed ‘best ever’ The Anson County Chamber of Commerce hosted the 17th Annual Big-Game Hunt tournament in November, and organizers say it was one of the best ever. Fri, 9 Jan 2015 14:42:07 EST Highway Patrol reports DWI numbers for 2014 RALEIGH — With the beginning of a new year, the State Highway Patrol will be placing an emphasis on DWI enforcement and the reduction of alcohol related collisions. The patrol will also be proactive in providing more educational programs to... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 15:21:05 EST Rhue sworn in as district court judge LAURINBURG — In a moving ceremony on Monday, District Court Judge Christopher H. Rhue of Wagram was sworn in as the newest judge in the state's District 16-A, a newly created court circuit that added Richmond and Anson counties to Scotland... Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:03:13 EST Nearly 250,000 select Marketplace plans in first month of open enrollment According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Dec. 30, 249,784 people in North Carolina selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the Dec. 15 deadline for coverage beginning Jan. 1, 2015. Sat, 3 Jan 2015 09:01:06 EST Wadesboro experiences two sewer overflows The town of Wadesboro experienced a sewer overflow in to Brush Creek on Dec. 23 through Dec. 24. Approximately 4,000 gallons of sewage flowed in to the stream. The location of the overflow is Olde Towne Estates. The cause of the overflow was a... Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:46:10 EST Carolinas HealthCare System restricts visitation policy due to flu CHARLOTTE — Effective 8 a.m., Friday, Carolinas HealthCare System began restricting visitors under the age of 18 at all of its Charlotte region inpatient hospitals. The tighter restrictions are a result of the growing prevalence of flu cases in... Fri, 2 Jan 2015 11:40:16 EST Farm School to be held in Richmond County In an effort to help “grow” new farmers in North Carolina, N.C. Cooperative Extension is offering five N.C. Farm Schools across the state beginning in January. The Sandhills Farm School will meet at the Cooperative Extension center... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 12:15:14 EST Wadesboro veteran takes flight of honor Wadesboro resident William C. Bias was recently honored to participate in an honor flight for veterans. Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:00:08 EST AMS holds annual spelling bee For more than a month, Anson Middle School students have been preparing for the annual county's spelling bee. Each seventh and eighth grade student has been given the National Script Spelling Word List, comprised of 450 commonly used sight... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 09:00:22 EST