Anson Record- RSS Feed Wed, 1 Apr 2015 21:55:15 EST 1800 What’s the value of your land? What is the tax value in your land? Should adjoining land be the same value if the land is farmland or woodland? I asked several people those questions. No one knew the tax value on their land per acre. People thought the land value should be about... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:36:56 EST Anson High School Sports Recap BaseballThe Bearcats lost two baseball games to Piedmont back-to-back last week. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:36:54 EST A telling admission in the local sales tax debate One of the most interesting debates of this General Assembly session is about a proposal by Senate Majority Leader Harry Brown to redistribute local sales tax revenue among counties by increasing the share allocated to rural areas and decreasing how... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:36:53 EST Madness will extend beyond March in Washington March Madness is quickly coming to an end, and at this point, your basketball bracket might be either busted or barely hanging on. Whether we're N.C. State, UNC or Duke fans, we can all agree that North Carolina's teams have had a good run... Wed, 1 Apr 2015 17:36:51 EST Senate plan aims to redirect sales taxes to rural counties A bill filed by N.C. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Onslow County last week would eventually eliminate most local sales taxes, and instead, send those funds to rural counties like Anson. Wed, 1 Apr 2015 10:41:52 EST Anson ranks 84th in health care There's good news and bad news when it comes to health care in Anson County. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:06:52 EST Two arrested on drug charges Deputies were going to serve an arrest warrant when they found drugs in the residence that led to two arrests on Wednesday. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:06:52 EST Army Special Forces to conduct training in uptown Wadesboro WADESBORO — Today, Army Special Forces Robin Sage students will conduct a training exercise on the Tollison Building in uptown Wadesboro at the intersection of North Washington and East Morgan streets. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:51:51 EST Sheriff's granddaughter shot, killed The Anson County Sheriff's Office has announced that Sheriff Landric Reid's 16-year-old granddaughter, Shaundasia Smith, was shot in the early morning hours Sunday and later died. Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:31:51 EST Sen. McInnis hosts event on grants for rural communities County commissioner Vancine Sturdivant is making plans to visit Raleigh to push for grants she hopes will benefit Anson after attending an informational session with Senator Tom McInnis and a North Carolina Department of Commerce representative last... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:56:51 EST N.C. unemployment remains at 5.3 percent for February The statewide unemployment rate remained at 5.3 percent for February, the same rate the state saw in January, according to figures released Friday by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:51:51 EST Operation Medicine Drop: another success The Anson County Sheriff's Office Operation Medicine Drop was held on March 21. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:26:51 EST CSX responds to complaints about blocked crossing in Lilesville Last Friday, a CSX Transportation Rail blocked the Cowan Street crossing in Lilesville for approximately 12 hours, barring citizens from crossing the tracks. The Anson Record reached out to CSX Transportation for a response. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:51:52 EST Wadesboro police chief seeks community’s help in solving, preventing violent crime In recent weeks, the Wadesboro Police Department has been responding to a growing number of violent crimes involving felonious assaults with deadly weapons, including firearms. We are working hard at the department to ensure that all citizens and our... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:26:52 EST Tips to keep our children safe With springtime here and summer close, children are starting to spend time outdoors enjoying the warmer weather. With school out in the summertime, some children are even left home while parents work. Here are a few tips for you and your children to... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:54 EST Latest EPA regulations overstep bounds All across the country last week, we joined together to celebrate National Agriculture Day and recognize the tremendous impact America's agriculture community has on our daily lives. From the fields to our kitchen tables, to the clothes we wear... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:53 EST A lack of respect from CSX The citizens living in the Lilesville community behind Hatcher's Park was held hostage by CSX Transportation Rail train on Friday for over 12 hours. The train blocked the crossing on Cowan Street for over 12 hours, preventing the citizens on the... Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:52 EST My trip to Norlina Come on and go to Norlina with me!Before you ask where Norlina is, and why should you want to go there, let me explain. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:16:51 EST Diabetes workshop designed for happier, healthier lives Living with or caring for someone with diabetes can affect your quality of life. This six-week Living Healthy with Diabetes workshop is designed to help you better manage your diabetes and live a happier, healthier life. Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:31:52 EST HOLLA! welcomes new Bearcat football coach The HOLLA! Center in Morven held a breakfast in honor of new Anson High School football coach Ralph Jackson last Tuesday. 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