Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:30:35 EST 1800 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 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 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 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... Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:46:53 EST State unemployment rate remains unchanged for January North Carolina's unemployment rate remained at 5.4 percent in January, unchanged from December's revised rate of 5.4 percent, according to numbers released by the N.C. Department of Commerce's Labor and Economic Analysis Division on... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:16:52 EST Operation Medicine Drop is this weekend The Anson County Sheriff's Office and Anson County Partnership for Children will be holding Operation Medicine Drop on March 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30p.m. at the Wadesboro Food Lion. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 12:06:52 EST WPS celebrates Dr. Seuss Wadesboro Primary School celebrated Dr. Seuss March 2-6 with different activities every day. Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:56:51 EST Blewett Falls fishing area to close temporarily for testing LILESVILLE — Duke Energy will temporarily close the Blewett Falls fishing access area to accommodate testing of a fish passage system to study migratory fish as required by federal environmental agencies. To ensure the safety of workers and... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:26:51 EST AMS holds first Science Fair On Feb. 5, parents, staff and faculty and other community members of Anson Middle School attended the school's first annual Science Fair. The fair consisted of nearly 70 tri-fold displays featuring scientific research, student-built models and... Sat, 14 Mar 2015 07:41:51 EST Girl Scouts celebrate 103rd birthday CHARLOTTE— Girls everywhere are commemorating the 103rd birthday of the Girl Scout organization. The pre-eminent leadership development organization was officially created on March 12, 1912 when Juliette Gordon Low registered the first 18 girl... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:36:53 EST Civitans’ annual Lucky Hot Dog Lunch planned for March 17 Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Wadesboro Civitans Club! The annual Lucky Hot Dog Lunch will be held on March 17 at the Scout Hut. The event begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 12:51:51 EST Clover Crawl is this Friday The sun is shining and spring is right around the corner (we hope). What better way to kick off spring than with laughter and good times at the local “Clover Crawl”? Anson County 4-H is hosting its annual social and dance on Friday at... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 12:11:51 EST Trash pickup day changing to improve other services WADESBORO — In responding to customer feedback, the town of Wadesboro is taking action aimed at improving certain service levels including shortening the turnaround time for leaf/limb pickup, pothole repair, and right-of-way mowing. These... Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:41:51 EST Commissioners continue county manager talks, approve various event dates At its third meeting since former County Manager Lawrence Gatewood resigned, the Anson County Board of Commissioners continued its discussion of a new county manager. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:01:52 EST SPCC’s Ready to Work Expo coming March 10 WADESBORO — Job seekers in Anson County will have a great opportunity to meet area employers and gain an edge in their job search at the upcoming Ready to Work Expo:Ready to Work Expo—Anson Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:31:51 EST Anson 4-H’ers honored during Achievement Night Anson County 4-H recognized several members and volunteers during its 2015 Achievement and Recognition Banquet Feb. 25.Roshunda Terry, the Anson County Extension 4-H agent, presented 4-H youth and adult volunteers with awards. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:06:51 EST A celebration of School Breakfast The School Breakfast program began in 1966. It is federal funded and serves millions of children each day. National School Breakfast Week will be celebrated across the country the first week of March. The goal is to emphasize the importance of a... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:01:51 EST Second Economic Development Summit planned for March 4 For the second year, South Piedmont Community College and the Anson Economic Development Corporation will host the Anson County Economic Development Summit. The summit is planned for next Wednesday, March 4, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the... Sun, 1 Mar 2015 08:31:51 EST Wadesboro seeks public feedback on street paving priority list WADESBORO — The Wadesboro Town Council recognizes the need to improve street conditions. While the need is obvious, the major challenge to improving streets is that no funding is currently dedicated solely to large repaving... Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:01:51 EST Anson schools collecting Box Tops for Education Local schools are collecting Box Tops to submit by the March 2 deadline. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:51 EST