Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Tue, 3 Mar 2015 00:05:02 EST 1800 A celebration of School Breakfast http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/152002964/A-celebration-of-School-Breakfast The School Breakfast program began in 1966. It is federal funded and serves millions of children each day. National School Breakfast Week will be celebrated across the country the first week of March. The goal is to emphasize the importance of a... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:51 EST Second Economic Development Summit planned for March 4 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152009331/Second-Economic-Development-Summit-planned-for-March-4 For the second year, South Piedmont Community College and the Anson Economic Development Corporation will host the Anson County Economic Development Summit. The summit is planned for next Wednesday, March 4, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:31:51 EST Wadesboro seeks public feedback on street paving priority list http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151930582/Wadesboro-seeks-public-feedback-on-street-paving-priority-list WADESBORO — The Wadesboro Town Council recognizes the need to improve street conditions. While the need is obvious, the major challenge to improving streets is that no funding is currently dedicated solely to large repaving... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:01:51 EST Anson schools collecting Box Tops for Education http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151999036/Anson-schools-collecting-Box-Tops-for-Education Local schools are collecting Box Tops to submit by the March 2 deadline. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:51 EST Carolinas HealthCare System releases statement re: United Healthcare http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152089131/Carolinas-HealthCare-System-releases-statement-re:-United-Healthcare (EDITOR'S NOTE: Carolinas HealthCare System released the following statement regarding ongoing talks with United Healthcare.) Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:51 EST FAFSA Day is Saturday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/151930852/FAFSA-Day-is-Saturday This Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon, is FAFSA Day. Colleges and universities use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine financial aid a student may qualify for. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:53 EST Sheriff’s Office, Marshals team up for Operation Warrant Roundup http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152001423/Sheriffs-Office-Marshals-team-up-for-Operation-Warrant-Roundup The Anson County Sheriff's Office teamed up with the United States Marshals Service to conduct Operation Warrant Roundup early last Thursday morning. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:26:51 EST Feather loss in backyard flocks http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151758496/Feather-loss-in-backyard-flocks Do your chickens look like they need the Hair Club for Hens? Chickens lose feathers for a variety of reasons, and most loss is just part of the normal cycle of poultry life. Sat, 21 Feb 2015 08:16:51 EST Anson farmer wins N.C. Pork Council award http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151808605/Anson-farmer-wins-N.C.-Pork-Council-award RALEIGH — The 2015 awardees honored recently during the North Carolina pork industry's annual conference include a community-minded producer from Kenansville and an Anson County farmer who has made leadership in the pork industry part of... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:31:51 EST Broadband as economic development tool at AEDC meeting http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151953259/Broadband-as-economic-development-tool-at-AEDC-meeting During the monthly meeting of the Anson Economic Development Corporation, a discussion of using broadband Internet as an economic development tool took center stage. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:26:51 EST Board of Elections talks equipment needs http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151892843/Board-of-Elections-talks-equipment-needs The Anson County Board of Elections discussed its hopes for new equipment during its regular meeting last Tuesday. Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:51 EST Take a ‘Sentimental Journey’ Feb. 22 at the Ansonia http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151884662/Take-a-Sentimental-Journey-Feb.-22-at-the-Ansonia The Ansonia Theatre is proud to present “Sentimental Journey” on Feb. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:01:51 EST AHS drama club to present comedies at Ansonia http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151890013/AHS-drama-club-to-present-comedies-at-Ansonia%3Fnocache EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to school closings and dangerous weather, the Drama Club has rescheduled their productions of "Romeo to Go" and "Bad Auditions by Bad Actors." Both plays will be performed the weekend of April 24th and 25th. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:31:51 EST N.C.’s electric cooperatives ready to respond in case of power outages http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151884363/N.C.s-electric-cooperatives-ready-to-respond-in-case-of-power-outages RALEIGH — Electric cooperative crews throughout the state are on alert for any outages that may result from the predicted wintry weather. Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:51:51 EST LES celebrates National School Counseling Week http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/151821695/LES-celebrates-National-School-Counseling-Week National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), was celebrated from Feb. 2-6 at Lilesville Elementary School. This week provided the school community the opportunity to focus public attention on the... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:46:53 EST SPCC to host ‘Hidden Gem’ events next week http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151807746/SPCC-to-host-Hidden-Gem-events-next-week South Piedmont Community College's Institutional Effectiveness & Research department will host two free events next week to spotlight the college's many opportunities and services. “The Hidden Gem in Your Community,” with... Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:31:52 EST Citizens rally for Arts Council, against motorsports park http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151762494/Citizens-rally-for-Arts-Council-against-motorsports-park Citizens rallied at the Anson County Commissioners' meeting last Tuesday to oppose an upcoming motorsports park and to request funding for the Anson County Arts Council.Arts Council Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:31:51 EST Measles is latest medical outbreak to cause concern locally http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151760651/Measles-is-latest-medical-outbreak-to-cause-concern-locally Although two people suspected of having measles in Cleveland County recently tested negative for the disease, a total of 121 cases have been diagnosed in 17 states so far in 2015. Wed, 11 Feb 2015 10:31:51 EST Home-schooled students create Civil War-era project http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/151717800/Home-schooled-students-create-Civil-War-era-project Local homeschoolers Kimberly Ponds and Hannah Newell, both 16, made a model of a Civil War-era plantation using household items for their history project. Sat, 7 Feb 2015 08:01:51 EST Attorney general urges: Don’t fall for phone calls demanding tax payments http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/151679634/Attorney-general-urges:-Dont-fall-for-phone-calls-demanding-tax-payments CHARLOTTE — Anyone who calls you and demands immediate payment for taxes is trying to rip you off, said Attorney General Roy Cooper, federal officials and the Better Business Bureau. Wed, 4 Feb 2015 16:21:51 EST