Anson Record- RSS Feed Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:36:53 EST 1800 Two teens arrested after drugs found on campus Two teenagers were arrested after they allegedly had drugs, money and drug paraphernalia in their possession on school property last Monday. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:41:51 EST DSS aims to prevent child abuse, increase foster homes A small flower and pinwheel garden in front of the Anson County Department of Social Services office serves the dual purposes of beautifying the office's entrance and reminding passersby about child abuse. Sat, 18 Apr 2015 12:16:51 EST Senior ladies strut their stuff in annual fashion show For the third straight year, the Grace Senior Center hosted a fashion show to allow senior citizens to dress up in their Sunday finest and compete for a chance to win prizes. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 16:36:51 EST Meth lab busted after suspects leave ingredients in plain sight Three men were arrested in Wadesboro on Wednesday after police say they left items used for making methamphetamine out in plain sight. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:56:50 EST Board of Elections still working toward new voting machines The Board of Elections is still hoping to purchase new voting equipment for this fall, pending approval from the state and funding from the county. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:26:51 EST Animal shelter celebrates first anniversary One year ago on April 28, the Anson County Animal Shelter opened its doors. In less than a year, a total of 126 cats and dogs have been adopted to new homes. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 08:01:51 EST Hundreds of children march in parade Hundreds of children participated in the Week of the Young Child parade in Wadesboro on Tuesday morning. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:26:52 EST Retired Anson educator starts scholarship for needy students For more than 30 years, Fonnie Powell Dinkins was an educator in Anson County Schools. Her career was so close to her heart that upon her death, she bequeathed $60,000 for a scholarship for needy, deserving students at Anson High... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:11:51 EST Chamber golf tournament set for Friday The Anson County Chamber of Commerce's 15th annual golf tournament is planned for Friday. In case of rain, the tournament will be held May 1. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:51:51 EST The worst proposals thus far in the 2015 legislative session North Carolina lawmakers treated themselves and everyone else to a spring break this week. Committee meetings and floor votes were suspended and most lawmakers stayed away from the capital city. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:11:53 EST President needs to be tougher on terrorism At a time when barbaric terrorists like ISIS and murderous regimes like Iran wreak havoc throughout the Middle East and threaten global security, America owes it to our allies and our citizens to lead. Unfortunately, President Obama and his... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 11:11:51 EST Neighbor disputes bring zoning issues to forefront Since the beginning of the year, two controversial projects have gotten under neighbors' skin — and have highlighted Anson's lack of countywide zoning. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:51:51 EST Anson celebrates National Telecommunicator Week Each year, the second full week in April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as Public Safety Telecommunicators. National Telecommunicator Week brings celebration and honor to the otherwise unsung heroes on the other end of the line. The 911... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:16:51 EST Pinwheel garden planted to fight child abuse Local organizations joined together to plant 1,000 blue pinwheels on the courthouse lawn early Monday morning to recognize National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:31:51 EST Bearcats win Easter tourney The Bearcats' varsity baseball team played 2-1 in an Easter tournament last week. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:26:52 EST TDA discusses its reserve fund, continuing search for a director The April meeting of the Anson County Tourism Development Authority had a small turnout, but the board members who were present discussed spending its reserve fund on a branding and wayfaring project, the next step in its search for a director, and... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 08:31:52 EST Anson on track for new ACTS facility Plans for a new Anson County Transportation System facility are under way, though the Board of Commissioners tabled any decisions on the new site at the April 7 meeting. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:31:51 EST Bearcats suffer disappointing loss vs. South Stanly The Bearcats' varsity baseball team lost an Easter Tournament game on Thursday to South Stanly with a score of 8-6. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 10:41:52 EST Citizens start campaign to persuade Ansonians to pay taxes Neither Katherine Kendall nor Katrina Davis are employed by the Anson County Tax Office, yet both women have taken it upon themselves to get the word out about millions of dollars in unpaid property taxes. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 16:31:51 EST First responders can get free McDonald’s meal April 15 Local McDonald's restaurants will offer free meals all day to local community heroes on April 15. Thu, 9 Apr 2015 14:51:51 EST