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High school selection dates slated  Ansonrecord

Anson County Schools have released the key dates for the 2019 high school selection.There will be a parents forum at the Anson Middle School gymnasium ...



Celebrating MLK Day  Ansonrecord

The five-day celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. wrapped up Monday morning with the annual march and program, where partipants celebrated and reflected ...



Bowman's class of '68 were history makers  Ansonrecord

More than 100 Bowman Senior High School graduates in the class of 1968, along with their guests, celebrated a 50th high school reunion Dec. 15.



COMMUNITY CALENDAR  Ansonrecord

Items for the community calendar will be accepted by mail to The Anson Record, PO Box 959, Wadesboro, NC 28170, and can also be brought by our office at ...



Humble roots in Anson County  Ansonrecord

Former Anson High School football player and track team member Anthone Harris has taken his acquired skills into a coaching career.Harris has been a teacher ...



Anson tumbles in opener;has high hopes in the league  Ansonrecord

Anson High School opened the varsity football season Friday with a 49-22 setback to visiting Monroe. The Bearcats of fourth-year head coach Ralph Jackson ...



Anson High School students talk 3D printing with Wadesboro Rotary Club  Ansonrecord

LILESVILLE — High school students presented on 21st century technology — 3-D printers purchased in part by the Wadesboro Rotary Club — during the club's ...



CLASS OF 2018  Ansonrecord

Families from all over stood together in the heat to celebrate a day to remember — their children's graduation. ”Pomp and Circumstance” played through the…



Anson Co. School board supports funds for construction  Ansonrecord

The Anson County Board of Education last week adopted two resolutions supporting school construction.One resolution is in support of the Public School ...



Hatcher takes crown at sorority's Debutante Cotillion  Ansonrecord

WADESBORO — The Ingram Room of the Lockhart-Taylor Center was decorated extravagantly with beautiful flowers, greenery and trees which transformed the ...



Anson High, New Tech principals reflect on first semester, school blending  Ansonrecord

Anson County's high schools went through several changes this school year, but more than halfway through the year, principals of both Anson High School ...



Adversity shapes McManus into successful soldier  Ansonrecord

WADESBORO — Despite much adversity that Morven native, Peggy McManus, faced and endured early in her personal life, she has become a successful ...



Bolick recipient of Golden Leaf Scholarship  Ansonrecord

Emily Bolick is the local student winner of the Golden Leaf Foundation Scholarship, being selected among 215 of more than 2400 students.Bolick, 17…



2 Anson athletes headed to college  Ansonrecord

Anson High School seniors Will Dagenhart and Destiny Gayton signed to move forward and play sports at Methodist University and Lenoir-Rhyne University…



Marshall leads track team at State Championships  Ansonrecord

Several members of the Anson High School track team brought their best to the NCHSAA 2A State Championships on Saturday, with one student bringing home ...



Anson County students graduate  Ansonrecord

Nearly 200 graduates received their high school diploma during a graduation ceremony for the county's four high schools on June 10.County leaders and ...



Previous Anson High School names students of the month  Ansonrecord

Contributed photos Anson High School's Student of the Month is a monthly recognition of students who have exceeded expectations and achieved success ...



GAME BREAKDOWN: Mount Pleasant runs all over Bearcats in Rocky River opener  Independent Tribune

WADESBORO – It was Throwback Friday for the Mount Pleasant football team.



Anson cheerleaders bring home honors  Ansonrecord

The Anson High School varsity cheerleaders placed third in the 3rd annual American Legion Post 76 Cheerleading Competition at the Stanly County Fair on ...



Quarterback Cam Newton visits Anson High School for 5210 League health day  Ansonrecord

Courtesy photo Carolina Panther's Quarterback Cam Newton speaks to a group of kids at Anson High School on Friday. See more photos at ansonrecord.com.



Sixth-graders' move among Anson County Schools' changes for new year  Ansonrecord

The Anson County Board of Education has made several changes on the elementary, middle and high school levels for the 2017-2018 school year.“One of our ...



Anson high school grads earn certificates from South Piedmont Community College  Ansonrecord

For the RecordAnson High School and Anson New Technology High School students received their Criminal Justice Technology CTE Certificate through South ...



CHURCH CALENDAR  Ansonrecord

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.



Anson players contribute to winning team  Ansonrecord

Anson volleyball players Lauren Dutton, Cydney Livingston, Taylor Austin and Kaeley Whitlock played Junior Olympics Volleyball for Stanly Extreme 18U…



'We are Anson'  Ansonrecord

We cannot view today as a finish line, we need to view today as the starting point for bigger and better things to come” said Anson High School's Valedictorian…



Guilford school system sees dip in percent of students passing state tests  Greensboro News & Record

A little more than half of students in reading, math and other required tests in 2017-18. The district's overall passing rate dropped 1.4 points from the previous ...



Bowman High class of 1975 holds 40th reunion  Ansonrecord

Members of Bowman High School's class of 1975 gathered for their 40th class reunion Oct. 16-17.The theme for the event was “Excited! Delighted! Reunited!



Anson natives start scholarship program  Ansonrecord

A group of African-American women, who are natives of Anson County and members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, launched a scholarship ...



Students, adults honored by Anson County school board  Ansonrecord

Several students and teacherswere recognized in front of a packed room for a variety of accomplishments during Monday's meeting of the Anson County Board ...



Harrison crowned Little Miss HOLLA!  Ansonrecord

Johntasia Harrison, the 11-year-old daughter of Johnta and Shaneika Harrison of Morven, has been crowned Little Miss HOLLA! 2018.Harrison is a fifth-grade…



Anson High School JROTC returns to dominance  Ansonrecord

On Sept. 26, the Anson High School Color Guard and Drill Team attended the 18th annual “Fighting Scots” drill meet at Scotland High School.



Brewer, Chance kick-start career with Wadesboro Police Department  Ansonrecord

Natalie Davis | Anson Record Danya Chance, left, and Tracey Brewer are sworn in as new officers with the Wadesboro Police Department by Town Clerk Cindi ...



Anson County wrestlers place in regional, North Carolina championships  Ansonrecord

Three high school wrestlers placed in the regional championship — and one at the state level — last month.Ravon Kirkland, Achee Hoskins and Nikalus Leak ...



Pettigrew, Raiders snap 3-game skid with 72-43 win over Parkwood  Richmond County Daily Journal

WADESBORO — Xavier Pettigrew scored a game-high 16 points, 11 other players finished with at least one point, and the Richmond boys basketball team ...



Learning center celebrates MLK Day  Ansonrecord

The Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center held a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. with the theme “Moving Forward to Keep His Dream Alive.



Anson: Transgender girl challenged for bathroom she chose, makeup she wears  Charlotte Observer

After enrolling at Anson High School last spring, Rinn Kimmichi began using the girls' bathroom as she usually did. Kimmichi, who is transgender, said she has ...



Only three Anson schools earn good grades  Ansonrecord

The news for Anson County's public schools was bleak when the N.C. Department of Public Instruction released its 2014-15 School Report Cards on ...



Student, teacher file charges against each other in slapping incident  WSOC Charlotte

A high school teacher has been charged with slapping a student across the face in the school's parking lot over saggy shorts, but the teacher's attorney said his ...



Uptown store offers Bearcat athletic wear  Ansonrecord

A couple dozen people turned out for the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Bearcat Athletic Support Foundation in uptown Wadesboro Friday afternoon.



Wadesboro native Richard Spencer talks music, induction into NC Music Hall of Fame  Ansonrecord

For the Record Richard Spencer, 75, a Grammy award winner and a soon-to-be member of two music halls of fame, still practices piano. He began playing at ...



Bearcats' Horne signs with UNC-Charlotte  Ansonrecord

Anson High School senior Timothy Horne has received a full-ride athletic scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where the Bearcats' nose…



Wadesboro Rotary honors Teachers of the Year  Ansonrecord

The Wadesboro Rotary Club honored Teachers of the Year from each school in Anson County during the club's meeting last Thursday. The Wadesboro Rotary ...



Morven HOLLA! camp a success  Ansonrecord

With the help of adult, high school and college student volunteers, field trips, several partners and the game of tennis, HOLLA! ACE-ed the summer with a…



Harvest Ministries in Wadesboro honors teachers and other educators  Ansonrecord

Harvest Ministries of Wadesboro continued its “Connections” and “Show the Love” month by hosting the annual Education Appreciation *Service*.



Marshall gets full ride to Campbell  Ansonrecord

Patience Marshall, a senior at Anson High School, was offered a full scholarship to Campbell University for track and field.Marshall has received many ...



Storm fells trees, causes minor flooding in Anson County, tornadoes in NC  Ansonrecord

A strong storm that swept through Anson County last week caused no serious damage, but brought hail, minor flooding and downed trees to the county…



Sturdivant, Bennett engaged  Ansonrecord

Mr. and Mrs. Antonio and April Sturdivant announce the engagement and wedding of their daughter, La'Dravia N. Sturdivant, to Sgt. Vance Eugene Bennett Jr.



Students encouraged to chase dreams  Ansonrecord

Martin Luther King, that man never had a dream, that dream had him. People don't choose dreams, dreams choose them… Do you have the courage to have the ...



Livingstone College kicks off 'motivational tour' #ExperienceLC  WBTV

From Livingstone College: The Livingstone College Mighty Blue Bears rolled into Anson County recently and left an indelible impression on what college life is ...



Next Anson County GOP preps for county convention  Ansonrecord

Anson County Republicans will have a chance to meet some candidates at the party's county convention on Saturday.Party Chairman Brian Johnson said Rep.



Track team has strong season  Ansonrecord

The Anson High School track team has had a strong season, surpassing even their coach's expectations. Coach James Wall said that the team has worked hard ...



Morven student chosen for youth tour  Ansonrecord

WADESBORO — Pee Dee Electric announces that Shymari Robinson, of Morven, has been selected as the 2018 Rural Electric Youth Tourist. Sponsored by the ...



High Point's Fairview Elementary on shortlist for possible takeover by state Innovative School District  Greensboro News & Record

GREENSBORO — State officials are considering pulling Fairview Elementary in High Point from Guilford County Schools and placing it under new management.



Anson Middle to host Bearcat Brawl baseball, softball tourney  Ansonrecord

Anson Middle School is hosting the second annual Bearcat Brawl baseball and softball tournament next month. The tournament will be conducted over a ...



A leader on and off the field  Ansonrecord

Anson High School senior William Dagenhart, a two-sport athlete, was named school winner of the Wendy's High School Hiesman on Nov. 1.Students chosen ...



Middle-school Anson Bearcats win football conference championship  Ansonrecord

The Anson Middle School Bearcats finished up their historic season Nov. 16 by defeating Spring Hill Middle School and winning the conference championship.



Anson girls make state championship  Ansonrecord

Three Anson students qualified to compete in the Track and Field State Championship at NC A&T University.Alexus Cole is a senior and Destiny Gayton is a…



Seeing past color: Anson County pastor talks trailblazing mother, memories  Ansonrecord

This week, we look back at the violence in Anson County in the 1950s and 1960s from the perspective of the Rev. Charles Ford. This year will also mark the ...



Anson County candidates file for election  Ansonrecord

Immediately after candidate filing opened on Tuesday afternoon, candidates lined up at the Anson County Board of Elections to put their name on the ballot.



Evangelist to speak at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Wadesboro  Ansonrecord

Dr. Tangula A. Diggs, an evangelist and assistant pastor of Friendship One Accord Worldwide Church of God, will speak at Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist ...



County honors Lilesville's last 2 living World War II veterans  Ansonrecord

LILESVILLE — Years ago, their names were synonymous with the churches they attended. Floyd Harrington was a faithful, dedicated member of Thomas ...



Anson High hosts first Powderpuff game in years  Ansonrecord

Senior Alexus Cole walked out onto the playing field with a look of intensity and a feeling of determination. Blocking out all of the noise around her…



Man pleads guilty in death of Anson sheriff's granddaughter  Richmond County Daily Journal

WADESBORO — Roger Lee Rorie Jr. has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a 16-year-old girl last spring.Rorie, 23…



Anson Co. family mourns loss of 4 killed in crash  WSOC Charlotte

An Anson County family is mourning the loss of four family members killed in a car accident while driving to church services.



Church helps Bearcats' Timothy Horne stock UNC-Charlotte dorm  Ansonrecord

Anson High School senior Timothy Horne recently signed his commitment to play football for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.



Anson County churches plan Holy Week, Easter services  Ansonrecord

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.



WPS students enjoy first week of school  Ansonrecord

Teachers and staff at Wadesboro Primary School spent the first week of school working on setting expectations in all areas of the school, creating goals…



County honors Lilesville's last 2 living black World War II veterans  Ansonrecord

Contributed photo John Lester Harris, a Buffalo Soldier, visits with Floyd Harrington in his home during Black History Month in February. The two are the only ...



Richmond crushes Anson  Ansonrecord

Both of Anson's varsity basketball teams lost their games to Richmond on Wednesday night, with Richmond taking the game with a 43-point gap.Anson led the ...



Friend speaks after teen dies hours after car crash  WSOC Charlotte

Troopers said an 18-year-old was driving about an 100 mph when he crashed a car into a tree 2:30 Sunday morning.



Police: Highway 74 reopened after deadly crash in Anson Co.  WSOC Charlotte

Authorities in Anson County have reopened Highway 74 after it was closed for more than two hours following a deadly crash early Monday morning.



Teacher admits to slapping teen during confrontation over saggy pants  WBTV

An Anson County teacher, and decorated military veteran, is facing the possibility that she may not have a job much longer after she admits that she slapped a ...



Anson High names homecoming court  Ansonrecord

Anson High School celebrated homecoming all week, culminating with the Friday night football game and presentation of the homecoming court.



Events celebrate kids going back-to-school  Ansonrecord

Two events held over the weekend celebrated the start of school with supply giveaways and more.Back-to-School BashThe Back-to-School Bash at Anson High ...



Living his dream: Morven native joins Saudi hoops team  Ansonrecord

Photos courtesy of Andullah Al-Habib Diondre Pratt dribbles down the court during a game in the Middle East. The Morven native plays for a team in Saudi ...



Search warrants reveal new details in death of Anson County sheriff's granddaughter  WBTV

Shaundasia Smith was fatally injured, but officials did not say exactly how.



Katelyn Stovall crowned Wadesboro fire queen  Ansonrecord

Photo courtesy of Marc SessionsThe Wadesboro Fire Department named its 2015 fire queen on Nov. 19. Katelyn Stovall, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.



Burnsville Recreation and Learning Center celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King  Ansonrecord

For the Record A large audience attended the annual celebration held by the Burnsville Learning and Recreation Center to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.



High-schoolers attend motivational retreat at HOLLA Center  Ansonrecord

Courtesy photo Dozens of high schoolers released balloons representing their barriers during a male mentoring and motivational retreat at the HOLLA Center in ...



Anson County Christmas parade, Santa draw crowds  Ansonrecord

A large crowd gathered to watch the Anson County Christmas parade on Saturday.Several groups signed up to participate in the parade with a total of around ...



WSOC meteorologists John Ahrens, Christine Rapp visit Anson High School  Ansonrecord

WSOC-TV Channel 9 meteorologists John Ahrens and Christine Rapp spoke to roughly 100 earth and environmental science students at Anson High School on ...



Anson Bearcats lose against Weddington, 34-8  Ansonrecord

Things looked bleak for the Anson High School varsity football team until the start of the third quarter against Weddington Friday night.



Anson High drama club to present 'The Outsiders' at Ansonia Theatre  Ansonrecord

Anson High Drama Club members are hard at work preparing the Ansonia Theatre's stage for their production of “The Outsiders” which will be performed Friday, ...



Stories of the Year: Anson cheers Stephone Anthony's NFL debut  Ansonrecord

From tragedy to triumph, 2015 was a big year for Anson County.Residents mourned the tragic shooting death of Shaundasia Smith, the 16-year-old ...



Piedmont spoils homecoming for Anson  Ansonrecord

There was very little for the Anson crowd to celebrate at homecoming last Friday night.Piedmont, led by former Anson coach Luke Hyatt, cruised to a 49-6 victory.



Anson County Writers' Club recognizes top poets, storytellers  Ansonrecord

Winners of the 2015 annual contests in prose and poetry were awarded cash prizes and certificates at a ceremony held at the Little Theater in the H.B..



Anson's Justice Leak takes 3rd in state wrestling tourney  Ansonrecord

Anson High School senior Justice Leak said his third-place finish in the state wrestling championships didn't sink in right away.“Glamour really didn't hit me…



2017-18 Queens Grant Girl's Basketball Preview  Mint Hill Times

The Lady Stallions are coming off a tough 0-16 season in the 1A Uwharrie Conference in 2016-17. The team had between 7-8 players available for every game ...



Teens learn traffic safety  Ansonrecord

After driving a drunk driving simulation on April 22, some teens reported that they have no plans to drink and drive.Larry Smith, 16, a Youth Career Connect…



Bearcats suffer tough loss  Ansonrecord

Both the varsity and JV football teams suffered losses to Parkwood last week.The varsity Bearcats had a narrow loss on Friday night, losing their game at…



Baseball team gets win over Sun Valley  Ansonrecord

The Bearcats won against Sun Valley last Wednesday 6-5, only to lose to them on Friday 5-6. Coach Hank Harris said that the game last Wednesday was one of ...



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