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  1. Animal adoptions soar in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Anson Record

    ... bwilson@co.anson.nc.us, or calling the shelter at 704-994-APET (2738). The shelter is located on U.S. Highway 74 in Polkton.

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  2. News FeedRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... has been available to the public since the first of October, and for the past two months they had the... Peachland-Polkton Elementary School students recently held a canned food drive and participated in the Toys for Tots donation program. Students ...

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  3. Photos: Britain Miss World crownedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... a courtyard at Kensington Palace in late November 2014 in London. Inmates at Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, N.C., are part of a new program called "New Leash on Life" that provides dog obedience training to help homeless dogs ...

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  4. Photos: Prince George's 2014 Christmas portraits releasedRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2014 | Kkbq.com

    ... at the damage and how the places have recovered over the years. Inmates at Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, N.C., are part of a new program called "New Leash on Life" that provides dog obedience training to help homeless dogs become ...

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  5. Video: NC prison officials asked for inmates' silence after killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    Lanesboro Correctional Institution, in Polkton, has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, contraband smuggling and allegations of improper conduct by corrections officers. Inmate Gregorio Vazquez pleaded guilty earlier this month to second degree murder in the 2012 stabbing death of fellow prisoner Wesley Turner.

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  6. Photos: Justice for All march and rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Inmates at Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, N.C., are part of a new program called "New Leash on Life" that provides dog obedience training to help homeless dogs become adoptable.

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  7. Inmates give obedience training to adoptable dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Six inmates at Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton are part of a new program called "New Leash on Life" that provides dog obedience training to help homeless dogs become adoptable. The Union County rescue group Furbabies organized the eight-week program, where inmates work with professional dog trainers to teach basic commands to man's best friend.

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  8. Murder probe exposes more problems at Lanesboro prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... n. "Why would you keep them there, with the risk of them getting into the hands of an inmate?" she asked. Located in Polkton, about 45 miles east

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  9. Murder probe exposes more problems at Lanesboro prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | WBTV

    ... "Why would you keep them there, with the risk of them getting into the hands of an inmate?" she asked. Located in Polkton, about 45 miles east of Charlotte, Lanesboro has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, contraband smuggling and allegations ...

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  10. Correctional officer dies in 115 mph crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... the Lanesboro Correctional Institution since June 2003. He was one of the original employees who helped open the new Polkton prison facility in the fall of 2003.

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  11. Lanesboro officer killed in high-speed crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Anson Record

    Troopers with the N.C. Highway Patrol said that Womack was a sergeant at Lanesboro Correctional Institute in Polkton. Officials do not believe he was headed to or from work at the time of the accident.

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  12. Lanesboro officer attacked by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... Faulkner was outside the holding cell while Alston was standing inside. An investigation by state officials and the Polkton Police Department is ongoing. Acree would not release any details about a possible motive. Since his conviction for rape in ...

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  13. Inmate accused of attacking prison guardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Faulker was outside the holding cell while Alston was standing inside. An investigation by state officials and the Polkton Police Department is ongoing. Acree would not release any details about a possible motive. Since his conviction for rape in ...

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  14. Animal shelter seeks to increase adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Anson Record

    ... bwilson@co.anson.nc.us, or calling the shelter at 704-994-APET (2738). The shelter is located on U.S. Highway 74 in Polkton.

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  15. Inmates: Lanesboro guards let gang attack themRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Five former inmates at Lanesboro Correctional Institution have filed a lawsuit against employees of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety after they say they were attacked in the prison while guards looked the other way. The five inmates are now housed in other facilities, but describe their time at the Anson County prison near Polkton as a nightmare.

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  16. PPES students donate food, toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Anson Record

    Peachland-Polkton Elementary School students recently held a canned food drive and participated in the Toys for Tots donation program.

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  17. Officer at Lanesboro prison seriously injured in attack by inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WBTV

    ... recreational time when he was slashed with a sharp object," said department spokesperson Pamela Walker. Located in Polkton, about 45 miles east of Charlotte, Lanesboro has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, inmate deaths and claims of ...

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  18. Officer slashed in face by inmate at LanesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | WSOCTV

    ... of the prison this summer because they believed inmates were using smuggled phones to plan attacks from inside. The Polkton Police Department and state prison officials are investigating the incident to see how the inmate got hold of the weapon.

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  19. Inmates: Officers at Lanesboro helped gang members wage attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... their requests were refused. It’s the latest in a string of troubling allegations about Lanesboro. Located in Polkton, about 45 miles east of Charlotte, the high-security prison has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, inmate deaths and ...

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  20. Inmates: Officers at Lanesboro helped gang members wage attacksRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | WBTV

    ... after their requests were refused. It's the latest in a string of troubling allegations about Lanesboro. Located in Polkton, about 45 miles east of Charlotte, the high-security prison has repeatedly drawn scrutiny after violence, inmate deaths and ...

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