Polkton Newswire (Page 2)

Polkton Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polkton, NC. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 111 in Polkton, NC

  1. LETTER: Get involved for teacher appreciationRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Association of Educators/Anson County Association of Educators and most importantly, grandparent to Peachland-Polkton Elementary School second-grader Kamryn Winfield, I am truly aware of the efforts made by teachers and parents (the strongest ...

    Comment?

  2. Two Landis women charged with hiding escaped prisonerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | WBTV

    ... was the former girlfriend of Devin Brown, 22, who escaped overnight on April 27 from a minimum security facility in Polkton and managed to travel over 50 miles away to Rowan County. Brown was recaptured in the 700 block of Rice Street in Landis ...

    Comment?

  3. Sen. Tom McInnis visits Peachland-Polkton ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    Courtesy photo State Sen. Tom McInnis visited Peachland-Polkton Elementary on April 8 in preparation for the school's annual field trip to the state capital. He visited many classrooms and made a special visit to the fourth-grade classes, which are currently learning about their state government.

    Comment?

  4. Inmate captured after escaping institution in Anson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WBTV

    State prison officials say 22-year-old Devin Brown was captured in Landis after escaping from Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton.

    Comment?

  5. Anson County authorities searching for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WSOCTV

    ... we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. Police in Polkton told Channel 9 they are searching for an inmate who escaped from Brown Creek Correctional Tuesday night. Investigators said he ...

    Comment?

  6. Escaped robber returns to annals of weird crime / Cops say...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | SFGate

    ... under a delivery truck and became the first person ever to escape from the Brown Creek Correctional Institution in Polkton, N.C. Suspected of at least 40 robberies at McDonald's and other businesses in the Bay Area and across the country before ...

    Comment?

  7. Murder convict dies in a apparent suicidea at Anson prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... et been verified at this stage in the investigation. Lanesboro Correctional Institution is a high-security prison in Polkton that can house up to 1,400 inmates. It is located next to Brown Creek Correctional Institution.

    Comment?

  8. Anson commissioners eye zoning rules, defend landfill from complaintsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... a few years ago and said that the landfill is not equipped to take on coal ash. Duke Energy listed the landfill in Polkton as a backup location to send coal ash if its first two locations are unusable. Commissioner Ross Streater said he has not ...

    Comment?

  9. Peachland-Polkton Elementary receives flag from Gov. Pat McCroryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Anson Record

    For the Record Travis Stegall, principal of Peachland-Polkton Elementary School, showed the school board and Superintendent Michael Freeman a flag and certificate the school received from Gov. Pat McCrory and state Sen. Tom McInnis during a visit this month to the state capital. The flag was flown over the North Carolina State Capitol on March 23 and given to a fourth-grade class when they visited the capitol in April.

    Comment?

  10. Authorities: Death of North Carolina inmate apparent suicide POLKTON, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | WSOCTV

    We have sent a confirmation email to {* data_emailAddress *}. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your account.

    Comment?

  11. Environmentalists continue coal ash fight, allege problems at Anson landfillRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Dee Water, Air, Land and Lives held up enlarged photos they said showed violations at the Anson County Landfill in Polkton. When commissioners asked when the photos were taken, Pee Dee WALL member Denise Lee said the time stamps on the photos were ...

    Comment?

  12. Volunteers collect supplies, raise $1,600 for Anson animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... you're not able to adopt a dog, just come and give and support." Volunteers and supplies are always welcome at the Polkton shelter, officials said. Some supplies that are always needed include bleach, laundry detergent, paper towels, dog treats, dog ...

    Comment?

  13. Volunteers pitch in for Wingate Universitya s Day of ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Briceson Burton, left, a sophomore from Lynchburg, Virginia, and Oystein Fjeldberg, a junior from Oslo, Norway, hammer nails into the base of a Habitat for Humanity shed. Volunteers created the bases and walls for three sheds that will be used at Habitat houses in Polkton.

    Comment?

  14. McGee: Funds, new programs focus for South Piedmont Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... of South Piedmont Community College during a reception held last month when he began his job as interim president. POLKTON - Dr. Jerry McGee knows he won't be at South Piedmont Community College long, but has big plans for his time at the school. ...

    Comment?

  15. Is your Coggins up to date?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2011 | Examiner.com

    Here's two opportunities to get your Coggins up-to-date before show season, without incurring the cost of a farm call. Brown Creek Equine Hospital will hold a Coggins and Wellness Clinic from 1pm to 5pm at their Polkton hospital Coggins tests will be $20.

    Comment?

  16. Polkton man charged with assault, child abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Anson Record

    Marcus John Dennison, 26, was arrested on March 31, accused of assaulting an 8-year-old girl and a boy under age 16 on March 27. Dennison allegedly slapped the 8-year-old's cheek and kept "poking her forehead with his finger," according to the arrest warrant. He is accused of scratching and punching the male child, "grabbing the victim with his hands by the throat and holding him down on the bed," according to the warrant.

    Comment?

  17. Anson group fights Duke Energy coal ash dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Air, Land and Lives, said the group needs to be vigilant in its efforts to keep coal ash out of the landfill in Polkton, which has been named by Duke Energy as a backup location to store the ash. Lee said that the ash has "radioactive constituents" ...

    Comment?

  18. Wadesboro police plan gang awareness workshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Elementary School from 2-3:30 p.m. May 17, at Wadesboro Primary School from 2-3:30 p.m. May 18, and at Peachland-Polkton Elementary School from 2-3:30 p.m. May 19. Children will also be able to register at Ansonville Elementary School from 2-3:30 ...

    Comment?

  19. Dona t make Anson County a sacrifice zone for Duke coal ashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... headed to a solid waste Landfill like the one in our county it becomes non-toxic. The Waste Connections landfill in Polkton is in the middle of a minority community. This makes this not just an environmental threat, but a justice issue. Pee Dee WALL ...

    Comment?

  20. Peachland-Polkton Elementary kids pitch in at school blood driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | Anson Record

    Photo contributed by Amanda Drake Jeanne Trexler's class won a pizza party for having the most participants from home room at a community blood drive on Feb. 23 in the Peachland-Polkton Elementary School gym. Sixty-five participants showed up and had 50 units donated.

    Comment?

Polkton Job Listings
View or post Polkton job listings on Topix.
Polkton Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Polkton from Topix.
Polkton Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Polkton on Topix.