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  1. Anson tourism board discusses banners, historical markersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Pictured is the design for new spring banners that the Anson County Tourism Development Authority is working on purchasing to hang from light poles in uptown Wadesboro. The project designer is H.L. Bizzell of Bizzell Design, Inc., the company the tourism board is working with on the county branding and wayfaring sign project.

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  2. Anson County churches plan Easter servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Anson Record

    Items for the church calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record , P.O. Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, brought by our office at 123 E. Martin St., Suite 400 in Wadesboro or emailed to [email protected] Deadline is 3 p.m. the Thursday before publication .

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  3. Slides show 1900 solar eclipse in WadesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Several scientific teams traveled to Wadesboro to view the total solar eclipse in 1900. Pictured are Frank Wolff, a Yerkes Observatory carpenter and pattern maker, William R. Brasington, a Wadesboro contractor, George W. Ritchey, a Yerkes telescope maker, Ferdinand Ellerman, a Yerkes solar astronomer, A.A. Nijland, a Dutch astronomer from Utrecht Observatory, George E. Hale, the Yerkes director, Julius Wilterdink, a Dutch astronomer with Utrecht, George Snow Isham, a Chicago doctor who largely funded the Yerkes expedition, Edwin Frost, from Yerkes, and Edward E. Barnard, also from Yerkes.

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  4. Runaway groom returns to find his wife remarriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... her. Her second husband (Dixon) died in 1910 and is buried in an unmarked grave in the cemetery behind North Wadesboro Baptist Church. She moved to Stanly County in 1911, where she married Mr. Brooks. Whatever happened to Mr. Brooks is a mystery, ...

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  5. Teachers are in an abusive relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... is spending 25 years and one day." Blaine Maples lives in Rockingham and teaches at Anson New Tech High School in Wadesboro. She previously taught at Richmond Senior High School and Scotland High School.

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  6. Early voting ends Saturday, primaries set March 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... voting will continue through Saturday at the Anson County Board of Elections office located at 402 Morven Road, Wadesboro. Voters can cast their ballots during early voting from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today through Friday and from 6:30 a.m. to 1 ...

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  7. East Wade Street bridge to be dedicated in Margaret Lowea s honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Wadesboro Police Chief Thedis Spencer, center, presented newly promoted officers Sgt. Scott Gulledge, left, and Sgt.

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  8. Courthouse fire offers clues to Belk buildinga s ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anson Record

    Some folks claim our beloved Wadesboro Belk building was built before the Civil War. I have not yet found any proof of this, but in September of 2012 at the Anson County Historical Society office, there was a map of uptown Wadesboro with a handwritten date of 1870.

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  9. Kesler Chapel AME Zion to honor Covington as Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... to her church. Covington will be recognized at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 13 at the 708 Salisbury St. church in Wadesboro during its annual Women's Day. This year's theme is "Women in God's Service." The speaker for the event is Evangelist Brenda Pratt, ...

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  10. Neveah Barnes crowned 2015 Miss Coppertone pageant princessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Schools, Dr. Teresa A. Smith, director of Project SUCCESS in Lilesville, Doris B. Smith of Smith Funeral Home in Wadesboro and Weaver K. Thomas, magistrate in Anson County. Neveah Barnes was escorted by her grandfather, the Rev. Christopher Chance. ...

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  11. Group raising funds for Wadesboro veteransa memorialRead the original story

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    The Anson County Veterans Council is accepting contributions for a new veterans memorial inside Wadesboro City Park. The monument will show appreciation to all military veterans for their service to the United States.

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  12. Wadesboro Belk building once housed 2 hardware stores a " but who built it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    Belk Department Store opened for business in Wadesboro on Friday, March 27, 1925, and according to the Messenger-Intelligencer newspaper's Thursday, March 26, 1925 edition, Belk moved into the building on Greene Street that was formerly occupied by the Allen Hardware Company. According to the Messenger-Intelligencer issue of Thursday, Oct. 6, 1921, the Blalock-Allen Hardware Company on Greene Street no longer existed and joint owners by the names of Mr. U.B. Blalock and Mr. H.E. Allen had been succeeded by two new companies - whereas Mr. H.E. Allen would manage the newly established Allen Hardware Company and Mr. U.B. Blalock would manage the newly established Blalock Motor Sales Company.

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  13. LETTER: Support Anson native Holly Jones for N.C. lieutenant governorRead the original story

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    Ansonians have a unique opportunity to vote for a native Ansonian for lieutenant governor. Holly Jones was born in Wadesboro.

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  14. Anson County Writersa Club recognizes top poets, storytellersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 29, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Boy Who Saw a Leprechaun;" Stetson Sessions, Ansonville Elementary School, for "No Technology;" and Sarah Lang, Wadesboro Primary School, for "The Story of Horse, Fish and Turtle." Winning honorable mentions were Adeline Cavenaugh for "The Enchanted ...

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  15. Police: Man caught with dagger, air rifle, knives near Wadesboro ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Anson Record

    Police say a Wadesboro man was caught carrying a cache of weapons across the street from Wadesboro Elementary School on Monday. Isaiah Angelo Sanders, 37, had three throwing knives, two pocket knives, a dagger, brass knuckles and an "assault-style" air rifle on his person while near Wadesboro Elementary School, according to arrest warrants.

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  16. Anson candidates speak on achievements, education, economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... born and raised in Anson County to transplants hoping to bring their ideas to the county. Mike Livingstone of Wadesboro is running for the District 6 school board seat. He said he served on the board three years ago and also served as a county ...

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  17. Dargan served as Wadesboroa s first black funeral directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anson Record

    Benjamin Dargan was Wadesboro's first African-American funeral home director, as reported in Page 3 of the Messenger-Intelligencer of Wadesboro's Tuesday, Aug. 9, 1955 edition. Benjamin Jameson Dargan, son of the late Scott and Frances Dargan, was born in Anson County in 1874.

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  18. Komoria Chambers, 7, crowned Little Miss HOLLARead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... Loved ones Learn and Achieve - is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations can be sent to: HOLLA, PO Box 88 Wadesboro, NC 28170. Contributed photo From left are "Rocks of Ages" honorees Dr. Altheria Patton, attorney Sophia Crawford, ...

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  19. a Putnam County Spelling Beea coming to Ansonia TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo The Ansonia Theatre in Wadesboro will present the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" opening March 4. The tale chronicles six adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show celebrates the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can fit in and stand out at the same time.

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  20. Partnership seeks Anson Co. Champion for Children nomineesRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2016 | Anson Record

    Those who have helped make Anson County a better place to be a child or to raise a child can be nominated for recognition as the county's 2016 Champion for Children. All nominees will be recognized and the award will be presented at a reception planned for 6:30 p.m. April 28 at First United Methodist Church, Wadesboro.

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