Friday, June 14, 2024

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Anson County celebrates excellence in education

ANSON — The Anson County School District is honoring a bevy of qualified educators coming into the 2024-2025 school year.

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Memorial Service to Honor Ingram – Poplar Spring Historical Cemetery

BURNSVILLE — Concern citizens from the Burnsville community and Poplar Spring Baptist Church gathered to pay special tribute on May 29th at 10:00 a.m., to honor the life and military services of Enlisted Golen Maryan Ingram. The Memorial Service honored and commemorated Golen M. Ingram for his time served in the U.S.A. Army. In 1944 Golen M. Ingram an African American male was drafted into the USA Military and vigorously fought in battle in WWII until August of 1945. After being drafted to serve in the U.S. A. Military in the year 1944, he never returned home alive. On Ingram’s Military Grave Marker the imprinted letters and numbers are FFGT DET. TEC 51226 Engr - WWII. Golen M. Ingram was born July 25, 1911 in the White Store Community of Anson County. He died in battle in WWII on August 12, 1945.

Nearly unanimous, Commissioners approve 11% raise in COLA for county employees

ANSON — Successfully bringing Anson County’s budget audits up to date, commissioners turned to tackling COLA raises at their Budget Workshop held on Monday, July 3rd.

Law Enforcement Agencies Actively Searching For Attempted Murder Suspect

UNION — The Monroe Police Department, Union County Sheriff’s Office, and additional law enforcement agencies are actively searching for a murder suspect who fled their custody prior to his booking on the night of Friday, May 31.

What is the summer solstice?

Many people anxiously await the first day of summer and look forward to activities that are tailor-made for warm weather. The first day of summer is known as the summer solstice, which marks the official start of astronomical summer. The solstice features more hours of daylight than any day of the year, according to Space.com. The next summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere occurs on June 20, 2024 (the Southern Hemisphere celebrates the solstice on December 21, 2024).

100 years ago this month

The month of June has been home to many historical events over the years. Here’s a look at some that helped to shape the world in June 1924.

Dear Graduate,

Since graduating high school many moons ago, I have learned a thing or two that I wish had been told to me way back then.

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