Anson Record- RSS OPINION?profile=1013 Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 http://ansonrecord.com/section/OPINION?profile=1013 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 03:20:52 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 Lady Bearcats softball team growing despite adversity http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153121297/Lady-Bearcats-softball-team-growing-despite-adversity The Lady Bearcats suffered a 6-0 loss to Richmond on Wednesday, but the coaches said the team played defense better than it has most of this season. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:06:54 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 Writers conference encourages dozens to follow dreams http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153027847/Writers-conference-encourages-dozens-to-follow-dreams Around 50 people attended the Carolinas Writers Conference to participate in workshops, hear from speakers, and get closer to their dream of being a published author. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:11:53 EST Morven Elementary students treated to SAFE KIDS Day http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153100762/%3Fnocache Morven Elementary School's nearly 300 students learned all about how to create a safe environment for themselves and their families at SAFE KIDS Day on Wednesday. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:41:55 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 Varsity pitches good game in 2-0 loss, JV gets win over Weddington http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153073867/Varsity-pitches-good-game-in-2-0-loss-JV-gets-win-over-Weddington The varsity baseball team suffered a 2-0 loss to Weddington on Tuesday. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:31:51 EST Lady Bearcats’ soccer struggles with young team http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153073899/Lady-Bearcats-soccer-struggles-with-young-team The women's soccer team lost a home conference game to Marvin Ridge 9-0 on Tuesday.The Lady Bearcats also lost a game to Weddington on Monday 1-0. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:36:51 EST Wadesboro woman finds Golden Egg, wins $100 http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153078184/Wadesboro-woman-finds-Golden-Egg-wins-$100 Six weeks into The Anson Record's Golden Egg Hunt, a winner finally found the egg at South Piedmont Community College on Tuesday evening. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:01:52 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 Bearcats’ rough season continues http://ansonrecord.com/news/sports/153031414/Bearcats-rough-season-continues The Bearcats had a rough week last week, with both the varsity baseball and soccer teams losing their games.The varsity baseball team played a conference game at Cuthbertson last Friday, losing 3-1. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 14:36:51 EST Tax code is too confusing — and costly http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153023574/Tax-code-is-too-confusing--and-costly Last week was a stressful one for many of us as we stared down the daunting tax code to file our taxes by Wednesday's deadline. To say our tax code is a mess is an understatement. At 4 million words — which is 3,998,800 more than the King... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:06:52 EST Is the Civil War over? http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153027618/Is-the-Civil-War-over One hundred and fifty years later, is the Civil War finally over? Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:56:54 EST The Story of the Little Hummingbird http://ansonrecord.com/news/opinion/153029574/The-Story-of-the-Little-Hummingbird The Lord's creations never cease to amaze me, especially in the spring. One night last week I heard the lonesome sound of a Whip-poor-will off in the distance, while frogs croaked all though the swamps. The springtime brings back beautiful birds... Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:56:53 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 WPD officer praised for viral video http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153032793/WPD-officer-praised-for-viral-video A local police officer is being praised after a video of him playing with children has received well over 200,000 views on Facebook. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:26:52 EST Two teens arrested after drugs found on campus http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/153032360/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 http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/152986629/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 http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top/152993046/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