Anson Record- RSS Feed Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:58:00 EST 1800 Beloved coach, educator honored at special ceremony Although former high school coach and educator Arthur W. Newkirk Jr. passed away nearly 50 years ago, his legacy is still alive and well in Anson County. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Man arrested after flipping off deputy at crime scene A motorist was arrested after flipping off a deputy and speeding off on Monday morning. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST UPDATE: Murder victim identified Anson County deputies are searching for two possible suspects in a fatal shooting on Monday. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sheriff's Office investigating overnight homicide in Wadesboro Anson County deputies are searching for two possible suspects in a fatal shooting on Monday. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST N.C. Pre-K available for this school year WADESBORO — Anson County Partnership for Children is accepting applications for N.C. Pre-K, a kindergarten readiness initiative that is proven to help 4-year-olds gain basic skills needed for success in elementary school. Children who are 4... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Discover Anson Bike Ride has a new date and location The Ninth Annual Discover Anson Bike Ride will be held on Oct. 11, in Wadesboro, which is a new date, with new location and routes. The ride includes the choice of a 26-, 43- and 62-mile route that will take you across the southern half of Anson... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST A new look, thanks to you The Anson Record is today launching a new look designed to make the newspaper easier to read, more dependable in its layout, and more effective for our advertisers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Reid wins second primary for sheriff Landric Reid has won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. on the night of the second primary, July 15. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Magazine conjures up memories of eating my way across four states It's odd, I guess, that Garden & Gun magazine would grace my reading table. I don't have a garden — only three tomato vines that provide appetizers for local deer — and I'm not into guns. Actually, the magazine... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST So many new voters, where did they come from? “Voters born elsewhere make up nearly half of N.C. electorate.”So begins the latest DataNet report from the UNC Program on Public Life, directed by former journalist Ferrel Guillory. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST U.S. needs to do more to secure its borders As many of you know, we currently have a crisis along our southern border. While the White House continues to claim that border security is at its strongest in history, tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have illegally made their way into the... Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Deputies arrest shooting suspect near Lilesville Deputies arrested Michael Kevin Allen on Tuesday for suspicion of shooting a man at the Pee Dee River last week. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Anson woman charged with child abuse A Wadesboro woman has been arrested and charged with child abuse after her two children were found walking along a road south of Wadesboro. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Rockingham man sought for Anson County shooting LILESVILLE — An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.Anson County sheriff's deputies say Michael... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST N.C.’s unemployment remains unchanged in June RALEIGH — The state's seasonally adjusted June unemployment rate was 6.4 percent, unchanged from May's revised rate of 6.4 percent, the N.C. Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division announced Friday. The national... Sat, 19 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST SBI investigating embezzlement accusations against Morven fire chief Morven Fire Chief Mark Holloway is under investigation by the State Bureau of Investigation, the Attorney General's office confirmed on Friday. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sandra Harmon Clive Fund makes spaying, neutering pets easier for low-income families Since the Sandra Harmon Clive Fund was started two years ago, almost 150 animals in Anson County have been spayed or neutered free of charge. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road to be closed July 21-Aug. 8 Both directions of Stanback Ferry Ice Plant Road in Wadesboro will be closed starting at 8 a.m. on July 21, the N.C. Department of Transportation announced last week. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST We need real solutions for America’s job crisis While June's jobs report showed some promising signs for our economy, there are still far too many Americans who can't find work. We've all heard the phrase, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Books: Showing us as it once was, is, or could be Why do we read books? Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST