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Anson Commissioners appoint Howell for Sheriff

WADESBORO — The Anson County Board of Commissioners appointed Sheriff Scott Howell to serve for the next four years following the passing of Landric Reid, although a legal battle is expected to continue over the matter.

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Four RCC students ready to start careers with Duke Energy

HAMLET – Four students in the Electric Utility Substation & Relay Technology (EUSRT) program at Richmond Community College will work for Duke Energy immediately after graduating in May of 2023. Three of these students have been sitting on these job offers since completing internships with the company this past summer, and the fourth student is still working for Duke in an extended internship.

Governor offers reward for information on Moore County attack

RALEIGH — On Wednesday, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State, Duke Energy and Moore County are each offering monetary rewards of up to a total of $75,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the destruction of utility substations in Moore County. The State is providing up to $25,000 while Duke Energy and Moore County are also each offering rewards up to $25,000.

North Carolina power outages could last days after shootings

CARTHAGE (AP) — Tens of thousands of people braced for days without electricity in a North Carolina county where authorities say two power substations were shot up by one or more people with apparent criminal intent.

Hands of a Sportsman to provide 30 youth with hunting opportunity this weekend

POLKTON — This Saturday, Hands of a Sportsman will hold their 3rd annual Anson County Youth Deer Hunt.

Lawsuit filed in Anson Sheriff dispute; Howell and Cannon both claim the position

WADESBORO — Sgt. Gerald Cannon has filed a lawsuit against Anson County in Superior Court on Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Anson Commissioners appoint Howell for Sheriff

WADESBORO — The Anson County Board of Commissioners appointed Sheriff Scott Howell to serve for the next four years following the passing of Landric Reid, although a legal battle is expected to continue over the matter.

What’s happening in 4-H

Excitement and anticipation for kids is likely on the rise this time of year and therefore, parents may be looking for engaging activities to keep their kids busy. Richmond County 4-H has several upcoming events and we would love your kids to be a part of them.

Floats dazzle at Hamlet Christmas Parade

The holiday spirit was on full display at Hamlet’s Annual Christmas Parade Thursday evening.

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