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7 hrs ago | Richmond County Daily Journal

Our View The finger as free speech12:42 pm

The bird. The finger. The Bronx salute. It's as old as ancient Rome, and over the centuries, the hand gesture hasn't lost its peculiar power to offend.

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Related Topix: Wadesboro, NC, Prison, Opinion

10 hrs ago | Anson Record

Anson's unemployment on the decline again

Anson County's unemployment rate for June 2014 is down half a percentage point from the previous month, to 7.4 percent, according to a report released by the North Carolina Department of Commerce Labor and Economic Analysis Division Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Middle finger leads to man's arrest1:13 pm

Civitas MediaSheriff's deputies arrested 19-year-old William Dunlap after he allegedly flashed his middle finger at a deputy while driving past the scene of a Monday homicide near Wadesboro.

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Related Topix: Wadesboro, NC

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

2 sought in home invasion killing6:40 pm

Sheriff's deputies are searching for two men suspected of shooting and killing a 21-year-old in a Monday home invasion.

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Richmond County Daily Journal

2 sought in man's Monday killing8:56 am

Anson County deputies told Daily Journal news partner WSOC-TV Channel 9 that they were called to a home off of U.S. 52, near Anson Middle School, overnight where they found that man shot and killed.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Anson Record

N.C. Pre-K available for this school year3:36 pm

Anson County Partnership for Children is accepting applications for N.C. Pre-K, a kindergarten readiness initiative that is proven to help 4-year-olds gain basic skills needed for success in elementary school.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Anson Record

Discover Anson Bike Ride has a new date and location4:48 pm

The Ninth Annual Discover Anson Bike Ride will be held on Oct. 11, in Wadesboro, which is a new date, with new location and routes.

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Related Topix: Wadesboro, NC

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Anson Record

Reid wins second primary for sheriff

Landric Reid won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff on July 15, with 66.86 percent of the vote.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Richmond County Daily Journal

Ol' Charley done found religion1:45 am | 0

Last week, we left ol' Charley Perkins as mad as a setting hen 'cause he thought someone had poisoned his bear.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

SBI probes fire chief embezzlement claims5:33 pm | 0

Fire Chief Mark Holloway is the subject of a State Bureau of Investigation probe, the attorney general's office says.

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Related Topix: Morven, NC

Anson Record

Deputies arrest shooting suspect near Lilesville

Deputies arrested Michael Kevin Allen on Tuesday for suspicion of shooting a man at the Pee Dee River last week.

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Related Topix: Lilesville, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Man charged with church break-in10:11 am | 0

Wadesboro police on July 17 arrested Curtis Little Jr., 34, on charges of felony breaking and entering and felony larceny after breaking and entering.

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Related Topix: Wadesboro, NC

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Richmond County Daily Journal

Showers, storms to continue this week6:00 pm | 0

Daily JournalStacey Sweatt, right, and Vikki Burns cross North Lee Street under umbrellas on their way to the Richmond County Judicial Center as light rain fell Monday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Richmond County, NC, Rockingham, NC, Weather, Scotland County, NC, Natural Disasters, Flood

Anson Record

Rockingham man sought for Anson County shooting

An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Richmond County, NC

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Anson Record

Hampton B. Allen Library gets makeover

In early May, library staff and the Friends of the Library decided they wanted to add a mural to the front of the library.

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Related Topix: Laurinburg, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Man sought in shooting, fight6:44 pm | 0

An altercation between two Rockingham men on the Anson County side of the Pee Dee River left one of them with a bullet wound.

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Related Topix: Rockingham, NC, Richmond County, NC

Wed Jul 16, 2014

WSOCTV

9 Investigates allegations of embezzlement by local fire chief

A 9 investigation is uncovering allegations of embezzlement at a local fire department.

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Related Topix: Morven, NC

Richmond County Daily Journal

Mural adds fresh face to area library2:00 am | 0

In early May, library staff and the Friends of the Library decided they wanted to add a mural to the front of the library.

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Related Topix: Laurinburg, NC

Anson Record

Landric Reid wins second primary for Anson County Sheriff

Landric Reid has tentatively won the second primary for Anson County Sheriff, according to results reported by the North Carolina Board of Elections at 9 p.m. Tuesday night.

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Anson Record

Anson County unemployment up to 7.9 percent

Anson County's unemployment rate for May 2014 was up just shy of 1 percentage point from April's revised rate of 7 percent to 7.9 percent.

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Related Topix: Scotland County, NC, Currituck County, NC, Richmond County, NC

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