Anson County Newswire

Anson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Anson County, NC.

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  1. Southeastern Partnership completes new strategic plan -Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Bladen Journal

    ... chaired the 15-member committee that drafted the plan. "We set some lofty but attainable goals," says Horne, an Anson County businessman. "The Southeast Region has had great success over the last three years, and we want to build on that." Since ...

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  2. Another layoff notice filed in the Charlotte region, affecting 82 workersRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 8 | Business Journal

    ... Adjustment and Retraining Notification late last week that a portion of its facility at 2732 U.S. 74 West in Anson County will permanetly close by the end of March in 2018. Operations at that distribution center will be relocated, but further ...

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  3. Anson County was hot spot for 1900 solar eclipse -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... event will occur: a total solar eclipse. Well, that depends on geographically where you happen to be. In Anson County it will be 97.5 percent total. If you drive below Columbia, South Carolina or Andrews, North Carolina you will see it in 100 ...

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  4. Justice for Shayla: Animal advocates take shelter concerns to Anson Co leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | WBTV

    Dozens of people packed the Anson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns about the local animal shelter. The crowds were due in large part to the "Justice for Shayla" movement.

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  5. 5 town councils, 1 mayor face challenges in Anson County municipal elections -Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Anson Record

    Anson Record One Anson County mayor and members of five councils will face competition in this year's municipal elections. With 21 seats up for grabs, 33 candidates threw their proverbial hats in the ring for this year's municipal elections.

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  6. a Heart of the Carolinasa : Commissioners approve new Richmond County slogan -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 28 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    Skyview Images Drivers coming into to Richmond County across the Pee Dee River in the future will see a new slogan: "The Heart of the Carolinas." Commissioners earlier this month approved a resolution to put the signs up.

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  7. After puppy euthanized, Anson Co group wants 'Justice for Shayla'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WBTV

    A group in Anson County has launched a campaign they hope will mean "justice for Shayla," a puppy who was euthanized in early July, just six days into what was supposed to be a ten-day quarantine. The 4-month-old puppy, along with her mother and three other puppies, was surrendered to Anson County Animal Shelter by her owner on June 29. On July 5, when the dogs were being transferred from the shelter to a rescue group, Shayla reportedly bit a worker at the shelter.

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  8. Anson County Animal Shelter mishandled documentation of Shayla thea Read Story Nick KurtzRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 25 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    According to an investigation by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Anson County Animal shelter violated rules regarding the intake and documentation of a puppy named 'Shayla' that was quarantined and put down for testing after it bit a county employee. The 4-month-old dog named Shayla reportedly bit a worker while being taken to an animal rescue group earlier this month.

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  9. LETTER: County overreacted to puppy biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    I call on you (the citizens of Anson County) to demand accountability from your County Commission and County Manager Megan Garner over the unnecessary euthanization of the 4-month-old puppy Shayla. The decision to euthanize this puppy before its ...

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  10. Thanks, farewell Anson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    ... lived in the state, so I was determined to find a press job in the same region. I'd never been to Anson County before, but in the last weeks of my summer internship at college, I found a listing for the job online in 2012 and decided to apply. I got ...

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  11. Community Calendar -Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    ... 11-inch (standard typing size) paper and include a contact telephone number. The Hampton B. Allen Library and Anson County Parks and Recreation will show "Nanny McPhee" downstairs in the library for free at 1:30 p.m. The showing will be for children ...

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  12. Wadesboro native Richard Spencer talks music, induction into N.C. Music Hall of Fame -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    ... for the at-risk populations of boys, so they talked me into teaching," Spencer said. "I loved it and taught in Anson County for eight years, then taught for a year in Montgomery County, then retired." He taught social studies at Anson High School ...

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  13. Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bitten -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    For the Record An undated Facebook photo from the Greater Charlotte SPCA shows Shayla, a four-month old puppy who was euthanized in the Anson County Animal Shelter following a bite hold. Shayla's head was sent for rabies testing on Wednesday, July 11. For the Record This screenshot from a YouTube video uploaded on July 10 by an account named Rescue Dogs of Anson County NC shows an animal control officer taking Shayla back to the Anson County Animal Shelter after the puppy had already been released to Gretchen McCollum.

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  14. Wadesboro man charged with murder, attempted murder -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Anson Record

    ... murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He is being held in the Anson County Jail without bond and is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 1. Online court records show Hill already has several charges ...

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  15. Amid outcry, N.C. to limit use of solitary confinement for prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Courier-Tribune

    ... for inmates who assault officers. "I think that's asking for trouble," said Davis, who worked at the prison in Anson County from 2013 to 2016. "I think they're going to lose a lot more officers over that policy." The new disciplinary policy ...

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  16. 9 Investigates: New questions raised over Conover man's murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | WSOCTV

    ... didn't call the police because he panicked. During the time of Counts' interview, Windsor was at the prison in Anson County. But within two weeks he was moved to a different prison east of Goldsboro. When Channel 9 asked why, the Department of ...

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  17. Anson County defends decision to euthanize puppy Shayla after employee was bittenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Anson Record

    For the Record An undated Facebook photo from the Greater Charlotte SPCA shows Shayla, a four-month old puppy who was euthanized in the Anson County Animal Shelter following a bite hold. Shayla's head was sent for rabies testing on Wednesday, July 11. For the Record This screenshot from a YouTube video uploaded on July 10 by an account named Rescue Dogs of Anson County NC shows an animal control officer taking Shayla back to the Anson County Animal Shelter after the puppy had already been released to Gretchen McCollum.

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  18. Family 51 mins ago 3:34 p.m.Shayla the puppy euthanized, raising questionsRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    ... messages asking to look into the story of Shayla, begging for justice. So we did. We spoke over the phone with Anson County Manager, Megan Garner, as well as the owner of a local animal rescue organization, Gretchen McCollum. On Wednesday, NBC ...

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  19. Anson County Agriculture Fair and Expo plans underway, will be Sept. 22-23 -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Anson Record

    Mark your calendars for the weekend of Sept. 22-23, the dates for this year's Anson Ag Expo & Fair.

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  20. Land dedicated for North 52 Community Center and Park in Wadesboro -Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Anson Record

    ... the late J.A. Martin, for the donation of land to continue the vision. Shelby Emrich, executive director of the Anson County Chamber of Commerce, congratulated the board members on making the project come to life with their passion and dedication to ...

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