The pickin’ shed opens for season
LAUREL HILL — Because the solar was setting on April 13, 2023, issues had been simply getting began on the nook of Marston and McFarland Roads deep within the Scotland County countryside. The dulcet twang of banjoes, fiddles, guitars, and mandolins anchored by the low notes of an upright bass drifted by means of the twilight on the 24th annual opening of the Pickin’ Shed.
D.G. Martin | Look ahead to modifications at favourite eating places
What do the late Mildred “Mama Dip” Council and Vivian Howard have in frequent?
Thanking our telecommunicators
Sheriff Scott Howell stopped by Anson Communications final week to precise his thanks and appreciations for the 24/7 that telecommunicators do for our county.
John Hood | Suburban surge drove GOP success
RALEIGH — North Carolina has lengthy been a political battleground — however the form of that battlefield has modified considerably over time.
South Piedmont Group Faculty welcomes 4 new Board of Trustee members
MONROE — South Piedmont Group Faculty welcomes 4 new Board of Trustees members following appointments from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the Anson County Board of Schooling.
Remembering and studying my historical past
WADESBORO — Mr. and Mrs. Chris Merriam and kids ready and served lunch for friends. Their daughter, Aayliah, learn the funeral program that offered info of her nice, nice, nice grandfather, Thomas Broadway. Her brother CJ spoke loud and clear in the course of the welcome handle. Neither her or her brother CJ had the chance to satisfy him. She was delighted to know that he was such a sort, caring and excellent man, who as soon as lived within the Burnsville neighborhood. He attended the Poplar Spring Baptist Church as a devoted and devoted member years in the past.
“Sons Want Their Fathers” occasion returns this Saturday
WADESBORO — On April fifteenth from 1pm to 4pm at Wadesboro Park situated at 1000 Gatewood Highway, Tasha Coleman, a volunteer at The Caraway Basis, shall be internet hosting the third annual “Sons Want Their Fathers” Well being Truthful and Reminiscence Lap Fundraiser.
John Hood | Few establishments encourage public belief
RALEIGH — The three most-trusted social establishments in North Carolina are the navy, the police, and small enterprise. Make of that what you’ll. I made the next column.
Bo Wagner | Variety phrases to children confused about gender
Proper up entrance, please permit me to spell out what I already alluded to within the title of this column; there shall be nothing unkind in it. Nor will I wade into politics. As an individual with each a coronary heart for younger individuals and intensive experience on youth points (that means I’ve already been by means of youth; been there, finished that, survived all of it, bought the t-shirt), my solely objective on this writing is to assist children who’re dealing with monumental points.
Covington granted Trustee Emeritus standing with RCC Board
HAMLET — Dr. Al Covington was granted Trustee Emeritus standing on Tuesday with the Richmond Group Faculty Board of Trustees after 12 years of steady service on the board.
Gene McLaurin | Bipartisanship is essential to financial growth, training in NC
RALEIGH – It’s no secret that North Carolina is the perfect state to do enterprise. In 2022, North Carolina welcomed 151 enterprise recruitment, growth, and growth tasks, for 28,690 new jobs and greater than $19 billion in capital funding. Two of these had been the most important financial growth tasks the state has ever seen. Vietnamese electrical automobile and battery firm VinFast introduced 7,500 jobs with a $4 billion funding in Chatham County, making it the biggest financial growth undertaking within the state’s historical past. Residence-grown semiconductor producer Wolfspeed introduced 1,800 jobs with a $5 billion funding in Siler Metropolis, North Carolina, making it the biggest capital funding for an financial growth undertaking within the state’s historical past.
BLRC hosts blood drive with Purple Cross
WADESBORO — Burnsville R&L Middle volunteers Mitchelle Sarno, Alton Jackson David Perry, Shelia Baucom, Mitchell Kiser and director Carol Smith collaborated with Burnsville Hearth & Rescue Division volunteers to host their fyear Purple Cross Blood Drive collectively.