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Allana Ansbro, Author at Salisbury Post

Local

The Dart: Golden Pond Campground

By Allana Ansbro allana.ansbro@salisburypost.com Not many people know that Salisbury has its own Golden Pond. That would be Golden Pond Campground in east Rowan, where ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Monday, August 8, 2016 12:00 am

Education

RSS teacher of the year visits South Africa thanks to Go Global NC

SALISBURY — Nancy Goodnight knows education. After all, she is the current Rowan-Salisbury School System teacher of the year. Still, a recent trip she took ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 am

News

The Flood of 1916: Hundredth anniversary

July 16 marks the hundredth anniversary of the Flood of 1916, the largest flood in North Carolina’s history. The flood killed an estimated 80 people ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Saturday, July 16, 2016 12:05 am

Education

‘Nibbles the Squirrel’ coming to Salisbury

By Allana Ansbro allana.ansbro@salisburypost.com Paul Clark keeps busy with his job at the Durham Police Department and with his three boys, Thomas, 4, William, 2, ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Thursday, July 7, 2016 12:07 am

Lifestyle

Host family and German exchange student find ‘a perfect fit’

By Allana Ansbro allana.ansbro@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — As a junior at Carson High School, Franziska Botur spends her time on photography, drawing, painting, playing ping ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, May 29, 2016 12:00 am

Education

Luncheon celebrates PTA members and their work

By Allana Ansbro news@salisburypost.com The Rowan Salisbury PTA Council held its annual countywide luncheon Wednesday afternoon. Longhorn Steakhouse donated chicken salad, drinks, and desserts for ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Friday, May 13, 2016 12:00 am

Books

Author of ‘Saint Anything’ relates to teens and adults

“Saint Anything,” by Sarah Dessen. Viking. 2015. 417 pp. $19.99. By Allana Ansbro news@salisburypost.com Sarah Dessen’s “Saint Anything” is a true page-turner in that it ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, August 30, 2015 12:00 am

Education

First graduating class of Rowan County Crosby Scholars

The Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership is a non-profit organization that helps public middle school and high school students in Rowan County prepare for ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 am

Education

Schools buses have added safety features this year

By Allana Ansbro news@salisburypost.com Many drivers have had the experience of driving and getting caught behind a school bus during the school year. The instant ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Friday, August 14, 2015 10:00 am

Lifestyle

Local teen takes on a new kind of scavenger hunt

If you see someone having a tea party in a junkyard in early August, don’t worry — it’s all in good, crazy fun. Ava Holtzman, ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Naples Cafe offers Italian, Chinese cuisine

Kimberly Sikes has opened a restaurant called Naple’s Café where both Italian and Chinese food are on the menu. Sikes has been open at the ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, July 26, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Craving kangaroo? Jerky Station has that and a whole lot more

The word jerky comes from the Spanish word charqui, which means burn meat. Salisbury now has a new store selling jerky from 23 different animals. ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, July 19, 2015 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Ruff start with a purrfect ending

By Allana Ansbro intern@salisburypost.com Aaron and Jennifer Myers and their three daughters — Kelsie and Ashley, 7-year-old twins, and Emily, 12 — knew they wanted ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, July 12, 2015 12:00 am

Entertainment

“Night at the Museums” event will bring history to life

By Allana Ansbro intern@salisburypost.com The Rowan History Museum and Spencer Doll and Toy Museum are taking the phrase “history comes to life” to a whole ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Friday, July 10, 2015 12:00 am

Faith

Jeff Long: Wrongdoing, responsibility and a sacrifice

It seems like these days every problem gets passed around in search of someone or something to take the blame. No one wants to take ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Saturday, June 13, 2015 12:00 am

Business

Corporations, June 7

Corporations created in Rowan County during May 2015, from the N.C. Secretary of State’s website. Beach Bumzzz LLC 112 Halifax Circle, Salisbury Energy Cloud Services ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Sunday, June 7, 2015 12:00 am

Education

GRAD South Rowan High School All County Scholars

•Nathan Samuel Cobb of Kannapolis, son of Malia and Jamie Cobb. High school clubs/sports: YCI, National Honor Society, Interact Club, Show Choir, and Varsity Chorus. ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

GRAD Salisbury High School All County Scholars

•Bryant Dixon Madison of Salisbury, son of Heather and Robert Altizer and Richard Madison and Julie Bartron. High school clubs/ sports: Key Club, National Honor ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

GRAD Jesse C. Carson High School All County Scholars

•Addison Riley Gantt of Salisbury, daughter of Tom and Dee Gantt. High school sports/ clubs: Women’s Varsity Tennis, National Honor Society, Student Council, JCHS Leadership ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

GRAD North Rowan High School All County Scholars

•Caroline Mae Billingsley of Salisbury, daughter of Kim & David Billingsley. High school clubs/ sports: Student Government Association (Student Body President), Marching Band – Trumpet, ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:00 am

Education

GRAD East Rowan High School All County Scholars

•Hannah Breanne Agner of Salisbury, daughter of Charles and Donna Agner. High school clubs/ sports: National Honor Society, Junior Civitan, Key Club, and Sigma Phi ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 12:00 am

Local

Red Cross presentation aims to keep veterans safer

By Allana Ansbro allana.ansbro@salisburypost.com The Elizabeth Hanford Dole Chapter of the American Red Cross hosted a presentation Tuesday aimed at keeping veterans safe in their ... Read more

by Allana Ansbro, Wednesday, May 20, 2015 12:00 am