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Anna Grace Thrailkill, Author at Salisbury Post

Education

First day of Rowan County Early College sparks excitement for students, teachers

SALISBURY — Loud chatter and cheers could be heard in the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College auditorium Wednesday morning. “You guys are excited to be here, aren’t ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, August 2, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Annual summit at Catawba College gives high school students the chance to learn about the environment

SALISBURY — Students gathered at Catawba College’s Center for the Environment on Wednesday to take part in the National Environmental Summit for High School Students. ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, July 12, 2018 12:00 am

News

‘This one’s for you, Mr. Peck’: Frances Shepherd’s trip to the Galapagos Islands

By Anna Grace Thrailkill For the Salisbury Post In 1964, Frances Shepherd got in trouble at school and found herself alone in the library, the ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Sunday, July 8, 2018 12:00 am

Local

Rowan Helping Ministries dedicates Graham house

SALISBURY — Rowan Helping Ministries held a dedication ceremony at the new Shari and Bill Graham House on Wednesday morning. The house is a part ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Friday, June 22, 2018 12:00 am

News

2018 Tar Heel Girls State builds knowledge and relationships

SALISBURY — Young women from across the state gathered this week at Catawba College to learn about politics and government at the 79th Tar Heel Girls ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Friday, June 15, 2018 12:00 am

Education

East Rowan 2018 High School graduation

The sun was shining bright on Saturday morning for East Rowan High School’s graduation. Family members and friends fanned themselves with programs in the hot ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, June 9, 2018 6:21 pm

Local

Adoption Day specials offered at the Rowan County Animal Shelter

By Anna Grace Thrailkill news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There were lots of cars in the parking lot of the Rowan County Animal Shelter on Wednesday afternoon, ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00 am

Education

Saving Grace Farm horse camp teaches riding and grooming skills

SALISBURY — The atmosphere at Saving Grace Farm on a recent Wednesday morning was a calming one. The sound of horses trotting, the voices of ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, August 10, 2017 12:05 am

News

Concrete and Christ: Mission Work in Mexico

Messy, hot, dirty, but joyful. All true adjectives to describe what my week in Mexico was like. I went on a mission trip with my ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Friday, August 4, 2017 12:05 am

Local

Rowan Museum’s Civil War camp has mock battle at Old Stone House

  “Ready, aim, fire!” “Let ’em have it!” “Huzzah!” These phrases, yelled by students, echoed through the woods behind the Old Stone Building in Granite ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, July 27, 2017 12:00 am

News

Harlem Globetrotter and Catawba College alumnus Jolly Manning brings message home for youths at basketball camp

  SALISBURY — Jolly Manning studied at Catawba College and, after graduating in 2007, began playing pro basketball in Belgium. Not exactly the beginnings that ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:10 am

News

Dribbling and dedication: FACT Basketball Camp aims to teach youths to aim for higher goals

  Trent Gymnasium at Livingstone College was loud Friday morning with yells and laughs echoing through the building and basketballs bouncing all around. The commotion ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, July 22, 2017 12:05 am

News

Peaches in short supply this summer

SALISBURY — Most Southerners associate fond memories with the peach — enjoying a bowl of peach cobbler with ice cream on the front porch, sipping peach ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, July 8, 2017 12:06 am

Education

More than just books: Mount Ulla Elementary Summer Library Days

MOUNT ULLA — Thursdays at Mount Ulla Elementary School are called Summer Library Days, but in reality, they are much more. Playing in the dirt, ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:05 am

News

Toys as Tools: Bostian Elementary Students Learn from Summer STREAM Program

CHINA GROVE — If you would have walked into Bostian Elementary School’s Media Center on Tuesday morning, you would see students scattered everywhere at different ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Sunday, July 2, 2017 12:05 am

Lifestyle

Whit Whitley: Poe House and Hollywood Cemetery Both Found in Richmond VA

By Whit Whitley For the Salisbury Post I visited the Poe House today. No, not the poor house. It was a museum remembering one of ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Sunday, July 2, 2017 12:00 am

Faith

Contestants for 2017 Miss Rowan County Veteran

The Miss Rowan County Veteran competition is part of the Faith Fourth of July festivities. These young women represent veterans organizations and will ride in ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Faith Fourth of July celebration starts with dance

FAITH — The town of Faith’s annual Fourth of July celebration will kick off its 71st year with a street dance at 7 tonight with music ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:06 am

Local

Rowan County’s Taylor Loyd Wins Talent Award

Taylor Loyd, Miss Rowan County’s Outstanding Teen, is competing in the Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen competition this week. Loyd’s talent is singing, and she ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Thursday, June 22, 2017 3:46 pm

Local

Power Cross Ministries hosts day camp with hopes of expanding to Salisbury

By Anna Grace Thrailkill news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On Friday morning, over 300 students gathered at Salisbury High School to have a time of fellowship, Bible study, ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Monday, June 19, 2017 12:14 am

News

Wisdom In Wonder: Students at Horizons Adventure in Nature This Summer

By Anna Grace Thrailkill news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — “I found a mushroom!” “I found a slug!” “I found something fuzzy!” Exclamations such as these could be ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:00 am

Local

First Glow In the Dark golf tournament June 16

Friends of the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum will host a fund-raising golf tournament on Friday, June 16. to raise money for North Carolina’s only doll, ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Monday, June 12, 2017 10:51 am

China Grove

A different kind of family reunion: Families of the ‘Tank Kids’ share a lasting connection

By Anna Grace Thrailkill intern@salisburypost.com CHINA GROVE — The reunion for the Army’s 737th Tank Battalion is more than a reunion for the veterans who served ... Read more

by Anna Grace Thrailkill, Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 am