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  1. February 20, 2018 ] Scouts collect a ton of food for Crisis Ministry FeaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | Anson Record

    Last week, the Boy Scouts of Anson County donated more than a ton of food to Anson Crisis Ministry as part of the nationwide Scouting for Food service project. Cub Scout Pack 505 from Lilesville, Cub Scout Pack 530 from Peachland, along with Boy Scout Troop 589 and Venture Crew 589, both from McFarlan, collected 2,037 pounds of non-perishable goods and monetary donations to help restock the local food distribution center after the holidays.

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  2. February 20, 2018 ] Anson County deputies charge man with 5 felony child sex offenses NewsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | Anson Record

    According to a press release from the Anson County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Dexter Dwayne Lilly, of Wadesboro, was the subject of an extensive search by law enforcement after an incident report was filed on Jan. 28. Lilly was arrested Feb. 3 and charged with: statutory sex offense with a child by an adult; performing a sex act as a substitute parent or custodian; second-degree forcible sex offense; taking indecent liberties with a child; and crime against nature.

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  3. Wadesboro hires interim manager following Sewella s departureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Anson Record

    Ray Allen started the job Jan. 26 and was recommended by NFocus Inc., a North Carolina firm specializing in management consulting and provides interim town managers to local governments. Allen, who holds a bachelor's degree in history and political science, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, served as Albemarle's city manager for 28 years before retiring in 2015.

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  4. LETTER: Thanks for making MLK celebration a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Anson Record

    The MLK Jr. Committee would like to express appreciation to all who had a part in making this year's celebration successful. This year's event was held at Empowering Word Ministries, where Apostle Reginald White is the pastor.

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  5. Self-published author wants African-American girls to a Dream BigaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Anson Record

    Shakeeka Watts is aiming to inspire African-American girls to work hard to become whatever they want in her first self-published children's book, "Dream Big." "Being an African-American girl in today's society may have its challenges," Watts said.

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  6. Richardson named to Deana s ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Anson Record

    Sakinna Danielle Richardson, of Wadesboro, has been named to Mars Hill University's Honor Roll of the Academic Dean at the end of the Fall 2017 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 on a minimum of 12 semester hours, and carry no grade below a C. Mars Hill University is a private, liberal arts institution offering more than 30 baccalaureate degrees, as well as master's degrees in criminal justice, elementary education and management.

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  7. Wadesboro hires interim manager following Sewella s departure -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Anson Record

    Anson Record Ray Allen will serve as interim town manager for Wadesboro until a permanent candidate is hired. Alex Sewell started this week as town manager of Stallings after spending the past five years in Wadesboro.

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  8. Man accused of trying to kill husband, wife -Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Anson Record

    Police have charged a man with two counts of attempted murder after allegedly trying to kill a couple late last month. According to a press release from the Wadesboro Police Department, 52-year-old Johnny Lee Robinson approached Ricky and April Hough at the Stop-n-Shop on Camden Road on Jan. 27 and fired at least eight shots.

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  9. Morven student chosen for youth tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Anson Record

    Pee Dee Electric announces that Shymari Robinson, of Morven, has been selected as the 2018 Rural Electric Youth Tourist. Sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association and Pee Dee Electric, the Washington Youth Tour is a leadership experience that fuses the history of electric cooperatives and the cooperative business model with that of U.S. government into a once-in-a-lifetime leadership opportunity.

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  10. a The struggle continuesa -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anson Record

    Anson Record Youth of Anson County performs "Freedom" through spoken word, dance, and song during a celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday.

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  11. Relay for Life kick-off event set for Jan. 30 -Read the original story

    Jan 16, 2018 | Anson Record

    The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Anson will host a community kickoff on Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. on the Wadesboro Town Square. The event will celebrate and honor local cancer survivors, patients and caregivers, and showcase how funds raised benefit the local community.

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  12. Partnership prepares for Barn Blast -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Anson Record

    Courtesy Photo A Barn Blast volunteer holds tickets for the event, scheduled for Jan. 26 at the Lockhart-Taylor Center. Time to saddle up and head to the 12th annual Barn Blast fundraiser benefiting the Anson County Partnership for Children.

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  13. Events scheduled to honor Kinga s legacy -Read the original story

    Jan 9, 2018 | Anson Record

    Several events are being planned throughout Anson County to honor the birthday and celebrate the life and legacy of late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Anson County Partnership for Children has scheduled a special Story Time at the Partnership offices in the Early Childhood Resource Center at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. There will be storytelling, and singing, along with other activities planned for children from birth to 7 years of age.

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  14. Anson gets less than a half-inch of snow -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Anson Record

    Daily Journal Snow began falling mid-afternoon last Wednesday across North Carolina, ranging from a dusting in Anson County to 6 inches closer to the coast. According to the National Weather Service, the county received 0.4 inches of snow, which began falling around 5:30 p.m. last Wednesday.

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  15. Officers honored at Christmas party -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Wadesboro Police officer Jay Yarborough, right, receives the Officer of the Year award from Capt. B.H. Chewning, center, and Chief Thedis Spencer.

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  16. a A true blessinga -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Wadesboro Police Chief Thedis Spencer poses with a child on a new bike during the department's annual Shop with a Cop event. Wadesboro Police Department hosted its Annual Shop with a Cop event, which benefits children of families around the county, Dec. 15. Each year, the children are picked up in a police car and taken to Walmart, where they get to shop with a cop for anything that they want for Christmas.

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  17. a Blessing to this communitya -Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Anson Record

    Anson Record Bottles of juice and jars of Alfredo sauce sit stacked up at EML Empowerment Inc.'s soup kitchen at Expected End Ministries in Wadesboro. EML Empowerment Inc., in partnership with Expected End Ministries in Wadesboro, launched their soup kitchen, with plans to feed everyone who needs it.

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  18. Harvest Ministries event a Christmas blessingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Anson Record

    More than 400 people poured into the auditorium of Harvest Ministries Outreach Center on Sunday, Dec. 17 for the annual Community Christmas Blessing event. "Of all of the many outreaches that Harvest has been blessed to be a part of all year, this is the greatest of the year, to know that so many people contributed and came together to make Christmas possible for others is truly what being a Christian is all about - it's wonderful," said Tim Adams, Harvest founding pastor.

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  19. Wadesboro awarded for towna s budget -Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Anson Record

    Contributed photo Wadesboro Town Manager Alex Sewell holds a plaque after the town was awarded for its budget by the Government Finance Officers Association. According to a press release, the award represents a significant achievement entity, reflecting the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting.

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  20. Plans in place to feed dinner to Anson Countya s homeless -Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2017 | Anson Record

    Faith Based Center of Hope will host its annual Christmas dinner for the homeless on Saturday, Dec. 16, at Grace Senior Center in Wadesboro beginning at 11 a.m. Each year Vancine Sturdivant, CEO, joins with various churches, businesses, organizations, elected officials and concerned citizens to provide a hot Christmas meal for those less fortunate. Dr. Bernice Bennett, of Harris Chapel AME Zion Church, for the last two years has opened the doors of Grace Senior Center to host the dinner.

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