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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 ...

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”.


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 ...

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 —.

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…

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…

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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…

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.

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

Next 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 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 ...

'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&#

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 ...

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.“.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Anson County high school open houses scheduled for next month  Ansonrecord

The high school selection process will begin with open houses next month.All four high schools will welcome prospective students and their families to visit ...

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…

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 ...

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 ...

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!

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…

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.

Student, teacher file charges against each other in slapping incident | WSOC-TV  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 ...

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 ...

Morven student chosen for youth tour  Ansonrecord

Contributed photo Shymari Robinson, a junior at Anson High School, has been selected to join this year's Washington Youth Tour, sponsored by Pee Dee ...

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'.

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 ...

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 ...

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.“.

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…

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

GREENSBORO — The percent of Guilford County Schools students passing state tests dipped slightly last school year, according to results released ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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…

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…

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…

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.

Wadesboro church Christmas gala scheduled  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 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 ...

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.

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…

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 Chapel ...

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.

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 ...

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.“.

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 County churches plan 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.

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.

Police: Highway 74 reopened after deadly crash in Anson Co. | WSOC-TV  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.

Friend speaks after teen dies hours after car crash | WSOC-TV  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.

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 ...

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 ...

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…

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

Four Questions with Wayne County coach Jody Grooms  Atlanta Journal Constitution

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions.

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 ...

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 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”.

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 ...

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…

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…

Lilesville FD names new fire queen  Ansonrecord

The Lilesville Fire Department named Karmen Dawkins as its new fire queen.Dawkins, 16, is the daughter of LFD assistant chief Ricky Dawkins.

Team lost to Cuthbertson last Friday  Ansonrecord

After suffering a home-game loss last week, Coach Ralph Jackson said the Bearcats are preparing for a tough game against Marvin Ridge this Friday.“We&#

Anson JV Bearcats conquer Cuthbertson  Ansonrecord

The JV Bearcats won a home game against Cuthbertson by a score of 16-6 on Thursday night.By halftime, the Cavaliers were ahead 6-0, but the Bearcats ...

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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