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  1. Wadesboro Rotary honors Teachers of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Anson Record

    ... with both students and their parents. Ashley Moss was recognized as the Teacher of the Year at Peachland-Polkton Elementary School. Travis Stegall, principal of the school, said, "She is somebody that I depend on and rely on very heavily advice ,for ...

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  2. Five arrested in Polkton on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Anson Record

    Five individuals were arrested on Tuesday in Polkton, following a six-month investigation by the Polkton Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Anson County Sheriff's Office and the Wadesboro Police Department. Danny Lamar Little, charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver marijuana, possession with intent to sell and deliver cocaine, possession of a handgun by a felon, maintaining a dwelling to sell or deliver controlled substances and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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  3. Polkton police: 5 arrested in multi-agency investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WSOCTV

    ... Gennie Denise Little, Kayla Mariah Ruth, Scotty Ray Thompson Jr. and Sonja Nicole Rorie face various drug charges. Polkton Police Department, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, Anson County Sheriff's Office and Wadesboro Police Department ...

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  4. 50 athletes participate in Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Anson Record

    ... Ratliff from Lilesville Elementary School, Curtis Smith from Morven Elementary School, Hunter Pace from Peachland-Polkton Elementary School, Quashawn Byrd from Wadesboro Primary School, Joshua Elliott and David Tamura from Anson High School, and ...

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  5. Taxes, budget remain hot topics for commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Anson Record

    ... do something" about the tax problems. Janet Dyson had similar complaints about the tax values in her community near Polkton. "I know y'all hear a bunch of complaining," she said, "but I want to challenge you to look at zoning issues and issues like ...

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  6. Anthony makes history in NFL draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Anson Record

    ... for being named WSOC's Big 22 Player of the Year by WSOC reporter Tiffany Wright during a ceremony Nov. 12, 2010. Polkton native and Anson High School football standout Stephone Anthony made history last week, becoming the first person from Anson ...

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  7. Prosecutors: Officers accused in drug sting have confessedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | WRAL.com

    ... at Odom Correctional Institution in Jackson, while Sue-kam-ling works at Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton. During Wednesday's bond hearing, prosecutors alleged that Virginia corrections officer Lann Tijuan Clanton, 36, transported ...

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  8. Meet Stephone Anthony, the New Orleans Saints' newest linebackerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | WhoDatDish

    ... Stephone Anthony at No. 31 overall, one of two picks the Black and Gold had Thursday night. Born and raised in Polkton, North Carolina, Anthony was a four-sport athlete (Peat was a three-sport) at Anson High School, starting all four years on the ...

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  9. 10 things to know about new Saints inside linebacker Stephone AnthonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | New Orleans Saints

    2. Drafted in the first round of the 2015 NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints. 3. Originally from Polkton, N.C. 4. He was invited to the 2015 Senior Bowl.

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  10. Rating the NFL draft prospects: LinebackersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Wonderlic intelligence test. 2. STEPHONE ANTHONY, Clemson (6-21 2, 243, 4.56, 1-2): Three-year starter from Polkton, N.C. "Runs well," one scout said. "Really heavy downhill guy when he hits it right. He's athletic enough to be a three-down 'mike.' ...

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  11. Wadesboro woman finds Golden Egg, wins $100Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... afternoon, when she saw the sixth clue and decided to go look for the Golden Egg. The clue read, "Head West toward Polkton and go to the college. The Egg is in some bushes where you can find knowledge." Clarke said she was sure the egg was at South ...

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  12. Wadesboro woman finds Golden Egg, wins $100Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... afternoon, when she saw the sixth clue and decided to go look for the Golden Egg. The clue read, "Head West toward Polkton and go to the college. The Egg is in some bushes where you can find knowledge." Clarke said she was sure the egg was at South ...

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  13. Raeford man killed in U.S. 74 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Robesonian

    ... at about 20 mph in the 70-mph zone, the report said. The second tractor-trailer, driven by Wilbert Tillman, of Polkton, failed to reduce speed and collided with Bonnabel's vehicle, which ran off the road, overturned and struck a tree, the report ...

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  14. Animal shelter celebrates first anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... was a Border Collie mix puppy named Molly. A year later, Molly is happily settled at her home on a farm in rural Polkton, with three other dogs and a cat. Dixie and Julien Allen adopted Molly, even though Dixie said they weren't necessarily looking ...

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  15. Hundreds of children march in paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... repeating the route twice. Kindergartners from Wadesboro Primary School, Lilesville Elementary School, Peachland-Polkton Elementary School, and Ansonville Elementary School all visited the theater for a performance of "Mike Mulligan and his Steam ...

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  16. Arizona Cardinals Draft Preview: Stephone Anthony, LB, ClemsonRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | Sports Media 101

    ... the first round. This scenario could change as well if the Cardinals either trade up or trade down accordingly: The Polkton, NC native is 6-foot-3 and weighs 243 pounds. Let's take a look at what football scouts say his strengths are: Has desired ...

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  17. Lanesboro inmate files lawsuit against N.C. prison systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Anson Record

    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. The lawsuit names inmate Kwame Jamal Teague and the American Humanist Association as plaintiffs, and the defendants are listed as: Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety Frank L. Perry, Commissioner of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice W. David Guice, Director of Prisons George Solomon, Director of Chaplaincy Services Betty Brown, Deputy Director of Prisons Gwen Norville, Superintendent of Lanesboro Correctional Institution David Mitchell, and program services coordinator at Lanesboro, Sara R. Cobb.

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  18. Anson schools collecting Box Tops for EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... $1,111.40 out of its $3,000 goal (37 percent). The school's lifetime Box Top earnings are $10,077. Peachland-Polkton Elementary School has made $954.90 out of its $1,000 goal (95 percent). It has the highest lifetime earnings of all Anson County ...

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  19. Inmate sues Department of Public Safety for denying him right to practice humanismRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Independent Weekly

    A North Carolina inmate has joined the American Humanist Association-a Washington, D.C. nonprofit advocating equality for humanists and atheists-to file a federal lawsuit against the N.C. Department of Public Safety secretary and others for refusing to acknowledge the inmate's humanism as a formal religion. Kwame Teague, an inmate in Lanesboro Correctional Institution in Polkton, says he has been denied the opportunity to identify as a humanist, and to form a humanist study group in prison-rights enjoyed by inmates practicing other religions.

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  20. Group to protest fracking, coal ash dump in Anson Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | WSOCTV

    ... state's proposal to start fracking in the county and Duke's plan to dump coal at the waste connections mega dump in Polkton.

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