Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 07:42:48 EST 1800 Literacy 5K to coincide with ‘Little Flower’ project kickoff http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153019105/Literacy-5K-to-coincide-with-Little-Flower-project-kickoff On May 9 the HOLLA! Center of Morven will stage a 5K Walk/Run, as well as provide the kick-off location for the literacy project, “Florita Bell Griffin's Little Flower™ International Cultural Art Project” of Houston,... Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:16:52 EST QUIZ: Which Breed Of Puppy Is Perfect For You? http://ansonrecord.com/quizzes/puppy1WAD Find out with the The Anson Record's Perfect Puppy Quiz! Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:43:48 EST Collector vows to meet tax lien deadline http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153032038/Collector-vows-to-meet-tax-lien-deadline The Anson County tax collector says a list of residents who have not paid their property taxes will be published in The Anson Record on or before the June 30 deadline set by state law. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:41:51 EST Pinewood Derby winners announced http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153018965/Pinewood-Derby-winners-announced The annual Anson District Cub Scout Pinewood Derby was held March 28 at the Fireman's Training Center in Wadesboro. The Derby, sponsored by C&M Auto Supply, allows the boys to build their own wooden car from a kit and race against their peers... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:36:52 EST Uptown Wadesboro discusses beautification efforts, events http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152962752/Uptown-Wadesboro-discusses-beautification-efforts-events Potential beautification projects were one of the main topics discussed during the regular meeting of Uptown Wadesboro, Inc., on April 14. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 11:31:52 EST State unemployment rate inches upward in March http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/153052890/State-unemployment-rate-inches-upward-in-March North Carolina's unemployment rate was up 0.1 of a percentage point to 5.4 percent in March, according to figures released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division on Tuesday. The national rate... Tue, 21 Apr 2015 15:51:51 EST Board of Elections still working toward new voting machines http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152942991/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 Retired Anson educator starts scholarship for needy students http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/152900814/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 Anson celebrates National Telecommunicator Week http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152900529/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 TDA discusses its reserve fund, continuing search for a director http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152859418/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 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152864640/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 First responders can get free McDonald’s meal April 15 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152834575/First-responders-can-get-free-McDonalds-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 Wadesboro council nixes plan to extend U.S. 74 median http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152779091/Wadesboro-council-nixes-plan-to-extend-U.S.-74-median The Wadesboro Town Council unanimously voted against extending the median on Highway 74 in front of Ladybug Family Restaurant and Bojangle's during its regular meeting on Monday. Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:06:51 EST Bright Ideas grant applications sought http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152763119/Bright-Ideas-grant-applications-sought WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric and North Carolina's electric cooperatives have pledged nearly $600,000 to the state's teachers in Bright Ideas education grant funding for the 2015-16 school year. Grants of up to $2,500 will be awarded... Mon, 6 Apr 2015 12:01:52 EST Two arrested on drug charges http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152648045/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 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152658044/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 Diabetes workshop designed for happier, healthier lives http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152261008/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 D.G. Martin to speak at Carolinas Writers Conference http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152451089/D.G.-Martin-to-speak-at-Carolinas-Writers-Conference D.G. Martin, host of “North Carolina Bookwatch,” will be the keynote speaker at the seventh annual Carolinas Writers Conference, to be held April 18 at South Piedmont Community College's Lockhart-Taylor Center in Wadesboro. His topic... Sat, 21 Mar 2015 11:06:51 EST Computers to be awarded Saturday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152401793/Computers-to-be-awarded-Saturday The Caraway Foundation, HOLLA! and the Kramden Institute will be joining together this weekend to award refurbished computers to needy students in Anson County. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:26:51 EST Southeastern Regional Partnership, incentives dominate AEDC discussion http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/152456442/Southeastern-Regional-Partnership-incentives-dominate-AEDC-discussion During its first meeting after the second annual economic summit, the Anson Economic Development Corporation discussion centered around its place in the Southeastern Regional Partnership and the state legislature's recent consideration of adding... 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