NEWS


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Lara Trump opens Union Co. GOP headquarters
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Talking about the ‘Evil Dead’
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Tall tales and true stories
Woman charged in Monroe murder

Woman charged in Monroe murder

MONROE — A Wadesboro woman is one of four people charged in the robbery and death of a South Carolina Man in Union County.Police in Monroe say o...

August 5th, 2016 |  


Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

A woman who wants to be North Carolina’s next U.S. Senator is making a stop in Anson County.Deborah Ross, who won the Democratic primary in Marc...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Emrich chosen as Anson County Chamber of Commerce director

Emrich chosen as Anson County Chamber of Commerce director

The Anson County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors this week appointed Shelby Emrich as executive director.Emrich has served as interim director ...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Whoops, there she blows

Whoops, there she blows

A few weeks ago, my husband and I planned a trip to go and visit our daughter and her family. It was going to be the last week of school and we wanted...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Former Wadesboro fire chief remembered

Former Wadesboro fire chief remembered

WADESBORO — Eddie Pope was born in Anson County on January 26, 1954 and after 30 years of service with the Town of Wadesboro as a dispatcher and...

August 4th, 2016 updated: August 4th, 2016. |  


Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

Ross to hold campaign Q&A in Anson

WADESBORO — A woman who wants to be North Carolina’s next U.S. Senator is making a stop in Anson County.Deborah Ross, who won the Democrat...

August 2nd, 2016 |  


SPORTS


Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders place in competition

The Wadesboro Trojans cheerleaders all placed in a competition May 14 at Rocky River High School in Charlotte.Both the Trojans’ Level 1 Diamonds...

June 5th, 2016 |  


Anson girls make state championship

Anson girls make state championship

Three Anson students qualified to compete in the Track and Field State Championship at NC A&T University.Alexus Cole is a senior and Destiny Gayto...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Anson County announces summer swim lessons

Anson County Parks and Recreation has announced the dates for its summer swim lessons.Three separate sets of classes will be held throughout the summe...

May 12th, 2016 |  


Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Church helps Bearcats’ Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm

Anson High School senior Timothy Horne recently signed his commitment to play football for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Gloria Howar...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

Community Calendar: Youth tackle football registration continues

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...

April 18th, 2016 |  


Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson’s Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney

Anson High School senior Justice Leak said his third-place finish in the state wrestling championships didn’t sink in right away.“Glamour ...

April 12th, 2016 |  


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LIFE


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Fruit of the vine
The south’s first silk mill

The south’s first silk mill

The first silk mill in the southern states was started in Wadesboro in May of 1888. Singleton Silk Manufacturing Company was located on Carr’s M...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Tiny, the repo man

Tiny, the repo man

The other week, I was down around Hogback Street visiting my buddy, John. Ol’ John is a storyteller in his own right. Yes-sir-ree bob, why, he c...

August 26th, 2016 |  


What’s buggin’ your birds?

What’s buggin’ your birds?

Are mosquitoes and other biting insects sucking the life out your summer? If you are like most folks in North Carolina, the heat and the humidity have...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The Richmond Education Series to be held Wednesday at Richmond Memorial Hospital

The deadline for all Community Calendar items is 4:30 p.m. the day prior to publishing. To list your event, email Matt Harrelson at mharrelson@civitas...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

SANDS OF TIME: Outer Banks offers historical, natural wonders

While the mountains of North Carolina are my favorite region of the state, equally as appealing are the Outer Banks.These famed barrier islands featur...

August 17th, 2016 |  


OPINION


Get a real education to succeed

Get a real education to succeed

Value creation, not school, is what leads to success.Education, regardless of where it takes place, is the process of learning how to create value. If...

August 30th, 2016 |  


The Minotaur and today’s politics

The Minotaur and today’s politics

Do you think that the Greek legendary half-bull, half-man called the Minotaur could help us understand what is going on in American politics this year...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Freedom rises in North Carolina

Freedom rises in North Carolina

RALEIGH — The latest report card about freedom is out — and North Carolina shows progress in several areas. But some of our grades are sti...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

OUR VIEW: Districting process must change to end gerrymandering

Gerrymandering has been going on for so long in American politics that it is treated as a tool of the trade.The Republican-controlled General Assembly...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Teacher pay ideas get test

Teacher pay ideas get test

RALEIGH — Try something new? I’m all for it. But whether you are talking about changing your diet, changing your career, or changing your ...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Putting our veterans first

Putting our veterans first

If you go to the movies this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll be watching one of many superheroes. America loves a superhero — s...

August 5th, 2016 |  


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