NEWS


Anson County farmers may be eligible for FSA loans after Hurricane Matthew

Anson was one of 13 new counties to be named as eligible for potential farmers’ disaster assistance following Hurricane Matthew.On Nov. 22, Pres...

December 3rd, 2016 |  


Preventing Christmastime fires: Rockingham, N.C. chief offers safety tips

Preventing Christmastime fires: Rockingham, N.C. chief offers safety tips

ROCKINGHAM — For many, picking out the perfect live Christmas tree and sipping eggnog or hot chocolate beside a crackling fireplace are part of ...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Politics and barbecue, together again

Politics and barbecue, together again

Did North Carolina barbecue help Donald Trump win the presidency?North Carolina’s barbecue guru, John Shelton Reed, has a theory.More about that...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


Anson County senior Christmas luncheon scheduled

Anson County senior Christmas luncheon scheduled

Items for the community calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, and can also be brought by our offic...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Tollison building in Wadesboro to be demolished Saturday

Tollison building in Wadesboro to be demolished Saturday

The Tollison building by the Wadesboro Fire Department will be demolished on Saturday, according to the town.Town manager Alex Sewell said Thursday th...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Wingate cheerleaders share Christmas love at Novant Matthews

Wingate cheerleaders share Christmas love at Novant Matthews

MATTHEWS — The Wingate University cheerleading team participated in the eighth annual Festival of Trees at Novant Health Matthews Medical Center...

December 1st, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Mavericks beat Anson

Mavericks beat Anson

The Bearcats lost a home game to the Marvin Ridge Mavericks last week and are preparing for a game against Sun Valley this week.The 36-22 loss at home...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Team lost to Cuthbertson last Friday

Team lost to Cuthbertson last Friday

After suffering a home-game loss last week, Coach Ralph Jackson said the Bearcats are preparing for a tough game against Marvin Ridge this Friday.R...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

Ashton Locklear gets to live out a lifelong dream

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ashton Locklear planned for 16 of her 18 years on making the U.S. Olympic Team.So July 10, when the announcement was made in ...

July 21st, 2016 |  


Ashton Locklear refuses to give up on her dream

Ashton Locklear refuses to give up on her dream

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Ashton Locklear was 2 years old when she decided she wanted to be an Olympic gymnast.That decision – based on watching ...

July 6th, 2016 |  


Jody Meacham to document Ashton Locklear’s journey at Olympic trials

Jody Meacham to document Ashton Locklear’s journey at Olympic trials

ROCKINGHAM — The Olympic trials are taking place this weekend in San Jose, California.Hamlet native Ashton Locklear will be vying for a spot on ...

July 5th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Morven chapter of Las Amigas helps senior citizen for United Way Day of Caring

Morven chapter of Las Amigas helps senior citizen for United Way Day of Caring

Contributed photo | For the RecordOn Oct. 15, 2016, the Morven chapter of Las Amigas participated in the United Way Day of Caring. The annual event pr...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Memories ofThanksgivingsfrom the past

Memories ofThanksgivingsfrom the past

Pilgrims left Plymouth, England on September 6, 1620, headed to the New World. They arrived in Massachusetts in late November at Plymouth Rock. Upon t...

November 23rd, 2016 |  


Whiskey Willie:Uwharrie areamoonshiner

Whiskey Willie:Uwharrie areamoonshiner

Moonshining began very early in American history, shortly after the Revolution. The U.S. found itself struggling to pay for the expense of fighting a ...

November 20th, 2016 |  


Anson County teens, boys visit White House and more on trip to Washington, D.C.

Anson County teens, boys visit White House and more on trip to Washington, D.C.

Several young boys and teenagers had the chance to visit the nation’s capital this month.The Caraway Foundation sponsored the trip, sending 14 9...

November 18th, 2016 |  


Halloween memories: Apples, popcorn and candy

Halloween memories: Apples, popcorn and candy

Since Halloween has just come and gone, it caused me to think about ones from my past that stand out in my mind. Let me say right to start with that I...

November 13th, 2016 |  


Jesus is Lord Christian School announces first nine weeks honor roll

All A’s• Second grade — Cara Davis• Third grade — Daniel Thomas and Preston Thomas• Fourth grade — Vashti Sm...

November 9th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Left needs course in federalism

Left needs course in federalism

For the second time in recent experience, and the fifth time in American history, a presidential candidate has been elected despite having failed to w...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Social Security covers you when you’re abroad

Social Security covers you when you’re abroad

Social Security has you covered, even outside our nation’s borders. We are with you through life’s journey, even if you are traveling outs...

December 4th, 2016 |  


Alabama judge attended Ansonville Male Academy

Alabama judge attended Ansonville Male Academy

I imagine Anson County residents — and in particular the citizens of Ansonville — will be surprised to know that two old-timey colleges ex...

December 2nd, 2016 |  


TAR HEEL VIEW: Allison the right choice for treasury head

A former Wilson community leader is reportedly in the mix for a high-profile position in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.Retired B...

November 30th, 2016 |  


GOP elephants never forget

GOP elephants never forget

North Carolina Democrats have spent much of the last week indignantly denouncing an array of Republican actions, attitudes and options as “outra...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Bad Girls at Samarcand

Bad Girls at Samarcand

If you asked almost anybody in the world to tell you about Samarcand and you got any answer at all, it would be about an ancient city still existing i...

November 26th, 2016 |  


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