Anson Record- RSS NEWS Feed http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS http://ansonrecord.com/section/NEWS Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:37:28 EST 1800 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 Prayer Walks held as school begins http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50398109/Prayer-Walks-held-as-school-begins Anson County Woman's Missionary Union leaders invited other Ansonians to join them Saturday morning at 9 a.m. to offer prayer for the new school year. A different leader was assigned to each school so that at the same time, prayer was offered... Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:46:12 EST Landlord arrested over prematurely evicting tenants http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50323499/Landlord-arrested-over-prematurely-evicting-tenants Officers arrested Joan Taylor of Norwood on multiple felony charges last Thursday. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:00:15 EST Brown Creek inmates spend a day with their families http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50240376/Brown-Creek-inmates-spend-a-day-with-their-families Several inmates from Brown Creek Correctional Institution spent quality time with their families during a Family Fun Day on Saturday. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:29:09 EST Southern States to open new, larger store in Monroe http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50317746/Southern-States-to-open-new-larger-store-in-Monroe Southern States will open a 12,000-square-foot feed and farm supply store in Monroe on Aug. 29. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:00:08 EST Town seeks public input on ‘walkable Wadesboro’ http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50299392/Town-seeks-public-input-on-walkable-Wadesboro WADESBORO — In addition to surveys available on www.walkwadesboro.org , the town of Wadesboro is seeking public input on its comprehensive pedestrian plan through a public open house on Sept. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. The open house will be held at... Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:22:06 EST SWYS to hold United Youth Jam http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50268861/SWYS-to-hold-United-Youth-Jam Southwestern Youth Services, Inc. is proud to bring to area students the second annual United Youth Jam being held this Saturday, Aug. 16 from 7-10 p.m. at the Altus Community Center on Falcon Road. Students between the ages of 12-18 are encouraged to... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:53:10 EST Touring country musician to perform on Thursday http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50268979/Touring-country-musician-to-perform-on-Thursday Touring Country Music Artist, Misty Rae Carson, will be performing live at Val's Restaurant and Pub with KWHW 93.5, on Thursday, Aug. 14, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Nashville based musician, who recently released her five track EP, Mystery... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:17:17 EST Head Start Program is now accepting applicants http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50246244/Head-Start-Program-is-now-accepting-applicants Applications are currently being accepted from families with a focus on children that will be 4 years old by September 1. Southwest Oklahoma Community Action Group Head Start Program has collaboration Pre-K classes with Altus Public School available... Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:58:10 EST Ag T-shirts now available http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50241091/Ag-T-shirts-now-available To help celebrate agriculture and show your pride in Anson County's agricultural heritage, the Anson County Cooperative Extension Service now has T-shirts for sale. Celebrating Anson County Agriculture T-shirts have arrived at the Cooperative... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:50:17 EST Be smart about mosquitoes http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50225022/Be-smart-about-mosquitoes With the heavy rains our area experienced recently, mosquito activity will rise. Rain-filled breeding sites will allow larvae to mature and emerge as adults. The recent media coverage about Chikungunya virus has sent many people into a frenzy buying... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 08:30:05 EST Union County Community Assistance Ministry to open office in Marshville http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50196512/Union-County-Community-Assistance-Ministry-to-open-office-in-Marshville Union County Community Assistance Ministry will open a satellite office in Marshville on Monday, to better serve residents of Anson and eastern Union counties. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 13:41:10 EST State sees first EEE cases of the year in horses http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50193611/State-sees-first-EEE-cases-of-the-year-in-horses RALEIGH — Two horses have been confirmed as having died after contracting Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis within the past two weeks. EEE is a mosquito-borne disease that is preventable in equine by vaccination. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:41:07 EST Wadesboro council amends vote on alcohol sales during festival http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50176109/Wadesboro-council-amends-vote-on-alcohol-sales-during-festival The Wadesboro Town Council amended a vote it had unknowingly made last month during Monday's regular meeting. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:51:18 EST Early College orientation is Aug. 11 http://ansonrecord.com/news/news/50176080/Early-College-orientation-is-Aug.-11 Anson County Early College's mandatory back-to-school orientation for parents and students is Aug. 11 in the auditorium in the Garibaldi Building on South Piedmont Community College's campus in Polkton. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 14:51:14 EST