Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:34:44 EST 1800 PPES students donate food, toys http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150629469/PPES-students-donate-food-toys Peachland-Polkton Elementary School students recently held a canned food drive and participated in the Toys for Tots donation program. Students collected 2,665 cans to be donated to the local food bank, Feed My Lambs, and they brought in 248 toys for... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:31:09 EST Local 5-year-old author celebrated http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150561963/Local-5-year-old-author-celebrated On Nov. 8, authors Kyla McKenzie and Monique Robin-Bird Brown were at Forestville A.M.E. Zion Church in Lilesville, where the interim pastor is Sister Brenda V. Harris, MDiv., M.S., for the Community Prayer Breakfast along with meditation speaker,... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:32:09 EST AEDC gets update on various projects http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150627177/AEDC-gets-update-on-various-projects The Anson Economic Development Corporation got an update on several ongoing county projects at the group's regular monthly meeting Thursday morning. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:05:17 EST TDA continues efforts to promote Anson County http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150569345/TDA-continues-efforts-to-promote-Anson-County The Anson County Tourism Development Authority approved part of a request from the Anson County Arts Council during their regular meeting last Wednesday. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:26:16 EST Recount planned for Supreme Court Associate Justice http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150577845/Recount-planned-for-Supreme-Court-Associate-Justice The Anson County Board of Elections office will hold a vote recount meeting on Thursday at 10 a.m. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 10:42:11 EST Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge celebrates 50 years http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150481620/Pee-Dee-Wildlife-Refuge-celebrates-50-years Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge held its annual Night Prowl and refuge anniversary celebration on Nov. 8. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:16:09 EST Leaf collection has begun in Wadesboro http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150460684/Leaf-collection-has-begun-in-Wadesboro WADESBORO — Fall has arrived and the leaves are falling. Leaf collection has begun by the town of Wadesboro. The leaf collection equipment will only pick up leaves and pine straw. Please do not mix limbs, bricks, rocks, building debris, or... Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:01:07 EST Commissioners consider adding Wadesboro to county water http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150493804/Commissioners-consider-adding-Wadesboro-to-county-water During a busy regular monthly meeting on Monday night, the Anson County Board of Commissioners heard a request from the town of Wadesboro for the town to tap into Anson County's water supply. Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:01:11 EST AMS’s Gardelle receives 2014 Teacher of Excellence Award http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150460056/AMSs-Gardelle-receives-2014-Teacher-of-Excellence-Award On the evening of Nov. 3, Anson Middle School's teacher, Lynn Gardelle, was one of over 100 exceptional children's teachers, assistants and service providers who were recognized and presented with the 2014 Teacher of Excellence Award. The... Fri, 7 Nov 2014 14:01:11 EST Tillis wins Senate, other races also decided http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top-news/150425058/Tillis-wins-Senate-other-races-also-decided As the unofficial election results trickled in late Tuesday night, several races were incredibly close, making them impossible to call until the very end. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 03:11:08 EST McInnis defeats McLaurin, wins Senate seat http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top-news/150425898/McInnis-defeats-McLaurin-wins-Senate-seat ROCKINGHAM — Cost-cutting school reformer Tom McInnis will represent Anson County in the North Carolina Senate, voters decided in a close contest Tuesday night.With all but one of the 69 precincts in five... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 00:26:06 EST Rep. Hudson bests Blue, wins re-election http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top-news/150425772/Rep.-Hudson-bests-Blue-wins-re-election ROCKINGHAM — Republican incumbent Richard Hudson got a great birthday present when he was re-elected Tuesday night in a substantial victory over Democratic challenger Antonio Blue in the battle for representation of North Carolina's 8th... Wed, 5 Nov 2014 00:16:09 EST Wadesboro police arrest bank robbery suspect http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top-news/150413551/Wadesboro-police-arrest-bank-robbery-suspect Wadesboro Police arrested Curtis Lugene Pratt, Jr., 28, after he allegedly robbed the Wadesboro BB&T on Monday. Tue, 4 Nov 2014 15:35:07 EST It’s almost time for the annual Barn Blast http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150394008/Its-almost-time-for-the-annual-Barn-Blast Tickets for the ninth annual Barn Blast fundraiser are available now at the Anson County Partnership for Children. The 2015 Barn Blast will be held on Jan. 30 from 5-11:30 p.m. in the Ingram Room at SPCC's Lockhart-Taylor Center in... Mon, 3 Nov 2014 13:56:08 EST AMS students start advisory council http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/150375924/AMS-students-start-advisory-council Anson Middle School recently established a school-based student advisory council, consisting of one student representative from each homeroom. The purpose of the student advisory council is to provide a voice for Anson Middle School students in... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 08:00:13 EST First Dancing with the Stars an outstanding success http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150319952/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 Youth CareerConnect students visit local industries http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150236987/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 Rotary Barbecue planned for Election Day http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150319066/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 Tickets for ‘Steel Magnolias’ on sale now http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150277833/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 Volunteers made Saturday a ‘Day of Caring’ http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150235367/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