Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:47:38 EST 1800 AEDC gets update on various projects http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4522217/AEDC-gets-update-on-various-projects The Anson Economic Development Corporation had a relatively short meeting Thursday morning, during which the local business leaders caught up on various goings-on that affect economic development in the county. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST County water rates remain unchanged for next year http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4507550/County-water-rates-remain-unchanged-for-next-year The Anson County Board of Commissioners has approved the fiscal year 2014-15 Utilities Budget, County Manager Lawrence Gatewood reported Thursday. There is no change in water and wastewater rates for next year. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST PPES honors Terrific Kids http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4409216/PPES-honors-Terrific-Kids Peachland-Polkton Elementary School held its Terrific Kids Celebration for the third nine weeks last Tuesday. Pictured are the students who were recognized for this honor. Front row, from left, ArRiyonah Addison, Bostyn Bridgers, Aaliyah... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST BRLC offers free USDA food commodities April 22 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4474693/BRLC-offers-free-USDA-food-commodities-April-22 Burnsville Recreation & Learning Center Emergency Food Pantry has received a large shipment of TEFAP products. The food commodities are provided by the United States Department of Agriculture. The U.S. Federal Income Guidelines will be the determining... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Board of Elections shares information on absentee ballots http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4433330/Board-of-Elections-shares-information-on-absentee-ballots In an effort to provide our military and overseas voters with the greatest opportunity to vote, the Anson County Board of Elections is providing information to our armed forces:SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR OVERSEAS MILITARY VOTERS Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Anson High School earns $2 million Youth Career-Connect Grant http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4472592/Anson-High-School-earns-$2-million-Youth-Career-Connect-Grant “The future is now,” beamed Charles Murphy, principal of Anson High School, when asked his reaction to the new federal Youth Career-Connect Grant which the school system has received. “For years we have wanted to unite... Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Friends of Anson County Animal Shelter holds first organizational meeting http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4160698/Friends-of-Anson-County-Animal-Shelter-holds-first-organizational-meeting The Anson County Health Department is pleased to report that the newly formed Board of the Friend of the Anson County Animal Shelter, Inc., held its organizational meeting on April 8. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Board of Elections discusses Lilesville voting locations, office safety http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4155291/Board-of-Elections-discusses-Lilesville-voting-locations-office-safety The Board of Elections had a full agenda during its meeting last Tuesday, discussing its Lilesville voting plan, and office and ballot security.Lilesville Voting Plan Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Caraway Foundation, HOLLA! give 122 AHS students computers http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4112169/Caraway-Foundation-HOLLA-give-122-AHS-students-computers Thanks to the Caraway Foundation, HOLLA! and the Kramden Institute, 122 Anson High School students have refurbished computers in their homes, completely free of charge. Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST LES sweet potato project named one of best in N.C. http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4093276/LES-sweet-potato-project-named-one-of-best-in-N.C. Lilesville Elementary School is one of three schools in the county that was selected as first place winners of the N.C. Sweet Potato Month Promotion. The judges were very impressed with the broad range of activities the schools took part in and how... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Carolinas HealthCare System names Henderson to lead Anson facility http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4112592/Carolinas-HealthCare-System-names-Henderson-to-lead-Anson-facility WADESBORO — Carolinas HealthCare System announced that Gary Henderson will serve as the assistant vice president of the new Carolinas Healthcare System-Anson campus, as Dr. Fredrick Thompson retires and begins a new role as director of the Anson... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Wadesboro Council denies RV park, increases fire tax http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4116372/Wadesboro-Council-denies-RV-park-increases-fire-tax The Wadesboro Town Council voted for an increase in a fire district tax and voted down a proposed RV park during its meeting on Monday. Tue, 8 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Hunters, campers seek to retain public land access http://ansonrecord.com/news/home_top-localnews5-news/4088371/Hunters-campers-seek-to-retain-public-land-access ROCKINGHAM — Roughly half the people who attended a public meeting Thursday about the future of Pee Dee River Game Land expressed concern about losing hunting land to other uses. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Juvenile charged in AHS bomb threat http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4057759/Juvenile-charged-in-AHS-bomb-threat A 15-year-old boy is being charged with making a false bomb report to Anson High School. Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Anson educators attend NCAE conference http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/3991710/Anson-educators-attend-NCAE-conference On March 21 and 22, the 44th annual N.C. Association of Educators convention was held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center in Hickory. Members representing the Anson County Association of Educators were: Dannie Montgomery, president; Angelia... Thu, 3 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST School board reacts to teacher tenure elimination, reconfigures WES http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/4056932/School-board-reacts-to-teacher-tenure-elimination-reconfigures-WES After the Anson County Board of Education opened its March meeting with recognition of a stellar group of high school students, the board discussed the school system's preparation for the implementation of Senate Bill 402, and agreed to change the... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 00:01:00 EST Writing conference coming April 5 http://ansonrecord.com/news/localnews1/4046285/Writing-conference-coming-April-5 The sixth annual Carolinas Writers Conference will be held at South Piedmont Community College's Lockhart-Taylor Center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Registration fee is $15 and includes a light lunch. Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Bowling for the Arts set for April 8 http://ansonrecord.com/news/localnews1/4032660/Bowling-for-the-Arts-set-for-April-8 Individuals can enjoy a delicious chili lunch and support the arts in Anson County at the same time on April 8, at the Anson County Arts Council's annual Bowling for the Arts from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Fellowship Hall... Sat, 29 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST Environmental education programs held at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4036946/Environmental-education-programs-held-at-Pee-Dee-Wildlife-Refuge Anson County second- and third-graders from Lilesville, Wadesboro Primary, Morven, Peachland/Polkton and Ansonville schools recently enjoyed a day at Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge. These environmental education programs are offered to schools and... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST LES honors its bus drivers http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/4032684/LES-honors-its-bus-drivers Lilesville Elementary School students and staff celebrated “Bus Driver Appreciation Week” Feb. 17-21. LES bus drivers were reminded how important they are to the school community and were shown appreciation in many different... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:01:00 EST