Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:22:10 EST 1800 AEDC decides to get down to business http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150235104/AEDC-decides-to-get-down-to-business During its regular monthly meeting Thursday, the Anson Economic Development Corporation took steps toward a “less talk, more action” approach. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:07:12 EST Pee Dee Electric director achieves credentials http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150212170/Pee-Dee-Electric-director-achieves-credentials WADESBORO — Winnie Bennett, a member of Pee Dee Electric's Board of Directors, has received the Board Leadership certificate from the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Bennett was recognized at NRECA's Regional meeting... Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:00:37 EST Wadesboro council approves solar facility, looks at finances http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150072012/Wadesboro-council-approves-solar-facility-looks-at-finances During its meeting on Monday, the Wadesboro Town Council approved a rezoning request from Pee Dee Electric Membership Corporation as part of Pee Dee Electric's process to build a solar farm in town. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:26:22 EST The Main Event Band to close out Taste of the Pee Dee Festival http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/150034940/The-Main-Event-Band-to-close-out-Taste-of-the-Pee-Dee-Festival The Main Event Band is the ultimate party band performing R&B, soul, beach, country and funk. Their performances also include music styles from the '80s and '90s, as well as your favorite songs of today. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 12:01:08 EST Town of Wadesboro debuts new website http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50814009/Town-of-Wadesboro-debuts-new-website WADESBORO — The town of Wadesboro invites everyone to view its completed new website by visiting either Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:36:11 EST CROP Hunger Walk planned for Oct. 5 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50770448/CROP-Hunger-Walk-planned-for-Oct.-5 The annual Anson County CROP Hunger Walk is Oct. 5. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:21:17 EST Celebrate agriculture this weekend at local events http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50703285/Celebrate-agriculture-this-weekend-at-local-events The annual youth livestock show and ag fair are scheduled for this Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27. Both will be held at new locations with a change in times. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:17:10 EST AEDC discusses Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50702882/AEDC-discusses-Southeast-Regional-Economic-Development-Partnership The newly formed Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership was the main topic of discussion at the monthly Anson Economic Development Corporation meeting on Thursday. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:06:05 EST Groups file lawsuit against Duke Energy Power Plant in Hamlet http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50670611/Groups-file-lawsuit-against-Duke-Energy-Power-Plant-in-Hamlet On Wednesday at a press conference in Raleigh, the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League and the Concerned Citizens of Richmond County released their legal challenge to the state air permit for Duke Energy's combustion turbine electric power... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:17:10 EST Board of Elections, Lilesville FD come to agreement on voting location http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50643051/Board-of-Elections-Lilesville-FD-come-to-agreement-on-voting-location The Board of Elections passed new rules for its voting facilities after hearing from the Lilesville fire chief about scratches on the department's floors. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:10:05 EST South Piedmont Community College to open new Advising Centers http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/50618210/South-Piedmont-Community-College-to-open-new-Advising-Centers South Piedmont Community College's new dedicated Advising Centers, one on its L.L. Polk Campus in Polkton and another on its Old Charlotte Highway Campus in Monroe, will play a key role in keeping SPCC students on a clear path toward... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:20:12 EST Veterans Enhancement Fair deemed a success http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50557088/Veterans-Enhancement-Fair-deemed-a-success On Sept. 3, the Salisbury VAMC Rural Health Team, Winston Salem VBA, Greenville Mobile Vet Cruiser, the OEF/OIFCoordinater participated in Anson County's third annual Veteran Enhancement Fair hosted by Ted Ward, Anson County Veteran Service... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:35:13 EST County commissioners reject surplus property disposal policy http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50568617/County-commissioners-reject-surplus-property-disposal-policy For two straight months, representatives from the towns of Morven, Lilesville, Ansonville and Peachland appeared before the Anson County Board of Commissioners to request free police patrol vehicles for their towns. After the commissioners agreed to... Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:00:08 EST The Sammies to play Ansonia Saturday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50452555/The-Sammies-to-play-Ansonia-Saturday Some people hear voices in their head; the Sammies hear music! This Saturday at 7:30 p.m., you can hear that music, too, as The Sammies take the stage at the Ansonia Theatre. Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:01:24 EST AHS football players surprise PPES students http://ansonrecord.com/news/news_education/50463264/AHS-football-players-surprise-PPES-students Peachland-Polkton Elementary School students had a special surprise the first week of school. On Friday morning, Coach Luke Hyatt and some of the Anson High School football players came out and greeted students in both the car rider line and the bus... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:15:09 EST Economic growth, cheaper gas fuel increase in Labor Day travel http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50461103/Economic-growth-cheaper-gas-fuel-increase-in-Labor-Day-travel CHARLOTTE — A recovering economy and falling gas prices are contributing to an increase in Labor Day holiday travel for the second straight year for North Carolinians, making it the highest number of travelers in six years, according to AAA... Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:10:19 EST Refuge to discontinue GMO crops by 2016 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50365037/Refuge-to-discontinue-GMO-crops-by-2016 By 2016, national wildlife refuges across the country will discontinue their use of genetically modified crops and certain pesticides. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:12:15 EST Town of Wadesboro closed for Labor Day holiday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50349931/Town-of-Wadesboro-closed-for-Labor-Day-holiday The Wadesboro Town Hall will be closed Sept. 1 for the Labor Day Holiday.There will be no garbage pick-up on Sept. 1 due to the Labor Day Holiday. Monday's garbage route will be collected on Tuesday, Sept. 2. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:11:08 EST Final public hearing on oil and gas rules moved to different location http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50432767/Final-public-hearing-on-oil-and-gas-rules-moved-to-different-location RALEIGH — A Sept. 12 public hearing devoted to North Carolina's oil and gas rules is being moved to another spot on the Western Carolina University campus — the Liston B. Ramsey Regional Activity Center, 92 Catamount... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:10:06 EST Chamber continues school supply drive http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50416653/Chamber-continues-school-supply-drive The Anson County Chamber of Commerce, along with the Wadesboro Rotary Club has been collecting school supplies throughout the month of August and are still taking donations. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:30:25 EST