October 21, 2019 Contributed photo Peachland-Polkton Elementary School had a few special visitors for Fire Safety Day. The North Carolina Forestry Service taught students about the dangers of forest fires and the Polkton Fire Department gave students a tour of the fire tuck. ‘All of the students were extremely excited to see Sparky the Dog and Smokey the Bear,’ said Anne Hyatt of Anson County Schools. ‘We are thankful for supportive community members who invest in the safety and education of our students.’ First Baptist Church is hosting a Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. for the public. Youth and families are welcome to join the group in their Fellowship Hall at 309 Lee Avenue in uptown Wadesboro. A hot dog supper will be served with games and activities for children. Trunk or Treat will follow in the parking area. Attendees are free to wear their favorite costume. This event is open to everyone and is offered free of charge. All citizens planning to attend please call the church at 704-694-9365. This is to ensure that enough food and supplies can be prepared. This event is offered to all to fellowship, share blessings, and enjoy some quality family time. October 21, 2019 Sinic and Bonnie Marsh, owners and operators of Quality Florist in Wadesboro, visited Anson Academy to speak to students about “Recognizing Your Gifts.” They spoke about the importance of seeking and studying natural gifts, and finally building one’s profession around their talents and interests. While on the Anson Academy campus, students were able to explore the craft of visualizing and then creating floral arrangements, while hearing about tools that are needed to be successful, self-employed business owners. The Marsh’s stressed the importance of participating in activities that awaken interests that are possibly unknown to […]

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