Anson Record- RSS Feed Thu, 5 Mar 2015 17:21:23 EST 1800 Anson’s second economic summit ‘ushers in a new era’ Economic, community and government leaders packed into the Ingram Room at the Lockhart-Taylor Center on Wednesday for the second Anson County Economic Development Summit, sponsored by South Piedmont Community College and Duke Energy. Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:36:51 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 Senate leaders push to legalize discrimination This was a remarkable week indeed at the General Assembly. It is now clear that legislation supported by Senate leaders would allow public employees to refuse to provide state services based on race. Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:54 EST Making a federal case of it RALEIGH — The obvious problem with the cause often identified as “states' rights” is that it has sometimes been used to defend odious practices such as slavery and segregation. There's an even more basic problem, however,... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:53 EST More frustration with President Obama’s policies More than three months ago, President Obama took unprecedented executive action to grant amnesty to nearly 5 million illegal immigrants. As I've said before, I do not agree with the president's executive actions on immigration, and I am... Wed, 4 Mar 2015 13:46:52 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 Wadesboro council approves combining voting precincts; retiring employee honored;-retiring-employee-honored The Wadesboro Town Council agreed to send a letter to the state supporting the combination of the Wadesboro precincts for the upcoming municipal election. Tue, 3 Mar 2015 14:36:51 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 New AHS football coach meets players After the announcement last week that Ralph Jackson would be Anson High School's new head football coach, he met his new team Monday afternoon in the school's gym. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:21:51 EST Boys and girls basketball teams go down early in playoffs The boys' basketball team lost the second round of the state championship, and the girls lost their first round, on Saturday. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:21:51 EST Lanesboro inmate files lawsuit against N.C. prison system An inmate at Lanesboro Correctional Institution in Polkton has filed a federal lawsuit against the state prison system for its refusal to recognize his religion, Humanism. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:46:51 EST Annual writing contest winners announced The Anson County Writers' Club recognized winners of the 2014 contests in prose and poetry at the 26th annual Awards Day Ceremony on Feb. 22 at the H.B. Allen Library. Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:06:58 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 Teens spot rare bird at Pee Dee Wildlife Refuge Two teenagers found a rare bird while visiting Pee Dee National Wildlife Refuge last Wednesday. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:16:51 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 Carolinas HealthCare System releases statement re: United Healthcare (EDITOR'S NOTE: Carolinas HealthCare System released the following statement regarding ongoing talks with United Healthcare.) Fri, 27 Feb 2015 17:06:51 EST Carolinians brace for second winter storm in three days CHARLOTTE — The Carolinas are expected to be hit with the second winter storm in three days, starting tonight throughout Thursday. Some areas could experience up to 8 inches of snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:21:51 EST Yoga helps inmates make positive changes Inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution and Brown Creek Correctional have the opportunity to take yoga classes, thanks to former Anson County resident Leslie Snow. Wed, 25 Feb 2015 12:01:51 EST