Anson Record- RSS Feed Sun, 1 Mar 2015 10:12:02 EST 1800 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 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 Teens spot rare bird at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge Two teenagers found a rare bird while visiting Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge last Wednesday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:16:51 EST 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 (EDITOR'S NOTE: Carolinas HealthCare System released the following statement regarding ongoing talks with United Healthcare.) Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:51 EST Carolinians brace for second winter storm in three days CHARLOTTE — The Carolinas are expected to be hit with the second winter storm in three days, starting tonight throughout Thursday. Some areas could experience up to 8 inches of snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:21:51 EST Yoga helps inmates make positive changes Inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution and Brown Creek Correctional have the opportunity to take yoga classes, thanks to former Anson County resident Leslie Snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:01:51 EST 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 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 Time to bring back some help for low-wage workers Half the states in the country currently provide help for their low-wage workers with a state Earned Income Tax Credit patterned after the federal EITC that former President Ronald Reagan called the best anti-poverty program Congress ever... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:21:52 EST President Obama’s immigration amnesty is unconstitutional, illegal As you know, there is an ongoing debate over the legality of President Obama's unprecedented executive action to grant amnesty to nearly 5 million illegal immigrants. I stand firm in my belief that President Obama's actions are not only... Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:21:51 EST Snow blankets Anson County For the second Tuesday in a row, Anson County woke up to a dusting of snow on the ground. This week, however, no freezing rain or ice was involved. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 15:31:51 EST Bearcats’ last week: one win, one loss The Bearcats beat the Panthers last Thursday, but the Weddington Warriors took down the Anson Bearcats last Friday. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:46:51 EST More wintry weather reaches Anson this week For the second Tuesday in a row, Anson County woke up to a dusting of snow on the ground. This week, however, no freezing rain or ice was involved. Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:11:52 EST Jackson signs on as new Anson football coach After leading the North Stanly High School football team to back-to-back winning seasons, Ralph Jackson is heading to Anson to serve as the new football coach for the Bearcats. Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:56:51 EST Carolinas HealthCare System Anson celebrates Heart Health Month WADESBORO — February is Heart Health Month, a time to raise awareness for heart disease. In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women. More than 1 million people are hospitalized for heart failure each... Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:56:52 EST 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 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 AT&T replaces Alltel in Anson, other counties WADESBORO — More than 60,000 former Alltel wireless customers in North Carolina are seeing a change as AT&T launches service for them. AT&T acquired Alltel's wireless operations in September 2013. The transaction included subscribers,... Fri, 20 Feb 2015 10:56:51 EST 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