Anson Record- RSS Feed Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:26:13 EST 1800 Sheriff offers Halloween safety tips With Halloween in a few days, Anson County Sheriff Tommy Allen is offering safety tips for kids and parents who are headed out trick-or-treating on Friday night. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:42:05 EST First Dancing with the Stars an outstanding success From start to finish, the 2014 Dancing with the Stars fundraiser for Anson County Circles of Hope could not have been more fun or exciting. There was a buzz around town prior to the event, but no one could have predicted that it would so... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:38:10 EST School board focuses on teacher recruitment, high school selection process During a busy regular monthly meeting on Oct. 27, the Anson County Board of Education discussed some of its recruiting and retention practices for teachers, and listened to an overview on the high school selection process for rising... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:15:18 EST Anson unemployment dips below 8 percent After gradually increasing unemployment rates since April, Anson County finally saw a decrease in its rate for September, according to a report released Wednesday morning by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:41:10 EST Victims of domestic violence honored at vigil The Anson County Domestic Violence Coalition held a candlelight vigil last Thursday to remember victims of domestic violence. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:42:12 EST N.C. economy isn’t stuck in limbo RALEIGH — Which picture of North Carolina's recent past is more accurate? I'll call the two alternatives Tar Heel Limbo and Tar Heel Heaven. (And, no, I'm not referring to the fake-class scandal at UNC-Chapel Hill. That's... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:41:08 EST Youth CareerConnect students visit local industries Education has extended beyond traditional classroom walls for Youth CareerConnect students at Anson High School as they have been welcomed into local industries who are partnering with the school in the new Youth CareerConnect: STEM Academy... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:41:07 EST Protecting the ‘Made in USA’ label There is no doubt that American-made products are the best products in the world and American workers are second to none when it comes to hard work and entrepreneurial spirit. When you purchase products Made in USA, you are guaranteed the utmost... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:36:15 EST Dishonest congressmen Last year, about 20 percent of U.S. representatives conspired to assault our government by refusing to pass any budget that could be accepted by their colleagues and the Senate. The U.S. Constitution requires that all spending bills originate in the... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:30:12 EST Libertarian Republicans seek to eliminate state, federal programs A candidate for the U.S. Senate, Speaker of the N.C. House of Representatives, Mr. Thom Tillis, sits on the governing board of the nonprofit organization, American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:26:16 EST Rotary Barbecue planned for Election Day WADESBORO — In support of the community, the Wadesboro Rotary Club is looking forward to another great barbecue at the National Guard Armory on Election Day (Nov. 4). Come enjoy Rotary's famous pork barbecue or adobe chicken. Also, try... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:52:13 EST Bearcats lose home game, 35-19 The Bearcats lost a home game on Friday, 35-19.The team played against Cuthbertson, making only one touchdown in the first quarter to the Cavaliers' two touchdowns and extra points, ending the first quarter 6-14. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:16:12 EST Uptown Wadesboro Fall Festival scares up Halloween fun Kids of all ages in their best Halloween costumes descended upon uptown Wadesboro Saturday morning for the annual Fall Festival, which featured trick-or-treating at local businesses, storytime with Wadesboro police officers, a pumpkin painting... Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:36:12 EST TDA donates $25,000 for new Agri-Civic Center$25000-for-new-Agri-Civic-Center The Anson County Tourism Development Authority donated $25,000 for the upcoming Agri-Civic Center on Oct. 21.TDA chair Jeff Boothby presented the check to Anson County Cooperative Extension director Janine Rywak. Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:21:13 EST Tickets for ‘Steel Magnolias’ on sale now The Ansonia Theatre opens its 2014-15 season on Nov. 7 with one of the most beloved shows of all time. “Steel Magnolias,” set in Truvy's Beauty Shop in Chinquapin, La., is a classic tale centered around a group of gossipy southern... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:28:09 EST Four referendums on November ballot In addition to electing candidates to local, state and national seats on Nov. 4, Anson County voters also have four referendums to consider. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:31:20 EST Uptown Wadesboro’s Fall Festival is this Saturday This Saturday, Uptown Wadesboro, Inc., will host its biggest-ever annual Fall Festival. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:01:13 EST Judge orders commissioners to issue permit for solar farm Earlier this month, a superior court judge ruled that the Anson County Board of Commissioners must issue a conditional use permit to Strata Solar for a solar farm on Carver Street in Wadesboro. The commissioners had previously denied Strata... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:07:17 EST Volunteers made Saturday a ‘Day of Caring’ On Saturday, dozens of volunteers gathered early in the morning before heading out to complete projects for nonprofit agencies, the elderly, and the disabled. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:06:25 EST Bank robbery suspects in custody Two men are in custody following a Tuesday evening armed robbery at the King State Employees Credit Union. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:51:36 EST