Calendar | Anson Recording

  • Graduates urged to be bold and authentic as 416 receive degrees

    WINGATE — Wingate University graduates who graduated with a bachelor’s degree on Tuesday received seven tips from the mouths of babies, or more specifically, students in grades three through eight, via Girls on the Run founder Molly Barkers.

  • Tom Campbell |  Election winners: Trump, out of money and rage

    Tom Campbell | Election winners: Trump, out of money and rage

    Pundits and politicians like to talk about “mainstream” or “main street” Republicans, as if they make up a large percentage of today’s GOP. But do not get me wrong. The May 17 primary election proved beyond doubt that the Trump cult (and there is no denying that it is a cult) firmly controls the Republican Party in North Carolina.

  • Radar sign installed on Camden Road

    Radar sign installed on Camden Road

    WADESBORO – The Wadesboro Police Department has put up a Shield 12 radar speed sign on Camden Road.

  • Wingate inaugurates the Crowder Welcome Center

    Wingate inaugurates the Crowder Welcome Center

    WINGATE — More than a year after the Crowder Welcome Center opened, Wingate University dedicated the facility Thursday afternoon, in honor of trustee and former Bill Crowder, the beloved retiree Cindy Jordan, as well as families of CC Dickson, Frank Davis and Fulton Huntley and others who have played significant roles in the building’s history.

  • Reward good behavior

    Reward good behavior

    Wadesboro Elementary School students earn fun, free play stations if they receive no major referrals or more than three classroom warnings. Activities such as jump rope, scooters and Jenga are available during Fun Friday.

  • Clays for Commerce a success

    Clays for Commerce a success

    POLKTON — The Anson County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Clays for Commerce event at Four Branches Sporting Preserve in Polkton.

  • weekend fun

    weekend fun

    Wadesboro Elementary School students ended their Friday with a fun game of kickball while they waited to go home.

  • DG Martin How did the mentions of Trump play out in North Carolina?

    How are we going to use the results of the May 17 primary to measure the influence of Donald Trump on the Republican Party of North Carolina?

  • Tom Campbell | Is it too much to hope that the short session is really short?

    When lawmakers return to Raleigh on May 18 for the “short” session, they will be greeted with good news. The Legislature’s Fiscal Research Division predicts that by June 30 (the end of the state’s fiscal year), the state will collect some $4.2 billion more than budgeted for. This year.

  • Bo Wagner |  Twitter in the first century AD

    Bo Wagner | Twitter in the first century AD

    As the whole world worries about Elon Musk’s potential purchase on Twitter, my differently wired brain pondered what it would have been like if the most important being in all of history was there, namely Jesus. himself. And so…

  • Substation Students Win Academic Excellence Award at RCC

    Substation Students Win Academic Excellence Award at RCC

    HAMLET — Nicholas Vue, a student at Richmond Community College, has been named the recipient of the 2022 Academic Excellence Award, which recognizes outstanding academic achievement by students in the NC Community College System.

  • Anson-native releases a gospel album;  co-written with family

    Anson-native releases a gospel album; co-written with family

    WADESBORO — Anson native Mary Ellerbe Bennett will release her 13-year-old debut album, “Year of Release.”

  • James V. Payne