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Savannah Morgan, Author at Salisbury Post

Back to school

Back to School 2017: college advice column

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com When I began my studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill two years ago, I didn’t know where ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Friday, August 11, 2017 12:00 am

News

Drownings: What happens and how to prevent it

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com Many people look forward to summer for the chance to lounge around a pool or dive into a lake, but fun on ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:10 am

Local

No place like High Rock Lake

Lifelong lake resident or newly arrived retired couple, lake homeowner or visitor from a neighboring city — it seems everyone can find something to do ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 12:10 am

News

Former 4-H member’s records to be put in museum

When Helen Wooten, then Helen Prevatte, first began her 4-H home beautification project, she set out with one goal in mind — to make her ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Sunday, August 6, 2017 12:00 am

News

Walmart Foundation awards $33,000 grant to Rowan Helping Ministries

The Walmart Foundation recently awarded a $33,000 grant to Rowan Helping Ministries to provide food for people in need in Rowan County. The funding came from ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Thursday, August 3, 2017 12:00 am

Entertainment

Salisbury native brings international book tour to Salisbury GameStop

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Shequeta L. Smith, the writer-creator of the six-part graphic novel series “Rayven Choi,” will sign books at Salisbury GameStop, ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 12:00 am

News

Korean War veterans invited to take part in tribute dinner on Sunday, July 30

By Savannah Morgan news@salisburypost.com CONCORD — The public is asked to help locate and invite veterans of the Korean War to attend a program in ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:00 am

News

Campers learn about character and leadership at Royal Giants Park

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — As the sun began to climb into the sky Friday morning, children filled the playground and basketball court ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, July 15, 2017 12:10 am

Farm & Garden

Plentiful rain keeping crops in good shape

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com Rowan County has seen plenty of rain this summer, and crops such as field corn, small grains, soybeans and tomatoes are flourishing ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Friday, July 7, 2017 12:10 am

News

Knollwood Elementary School hosts ESL Summer Camp

SALISBURY — Learning and laughter filled the trailer classrooms at Knollwood Elementary School last month as English as a Second Language students from across Rowan ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Tuesday, July 4, 2017 12:05 am

News

Sink or Float: Christiana Lutheran youth director leads science experiment sessions

By Savannah Morgan intern@salisburypost.com Pans of water sat on the tables of Granite Quarry Elementary’s media center. Objects such as golf balls, candles, spoons and straws ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, July 1, 2017 12:05 am

Education

For Libby Post, retirement is next on the menu

By Savannah Morgan intern@salisburypost.com For the past 18 years, Libby Post has run the school nutrition program for the Rowan-Salisbury School System. She has created ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Monday, June 19, 2017 12:10 am

News

Tar Heel Girls State gives girls knowledge, confidence and a lifetime of memories

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com Tar Heel Girls State, a weeklong mock government workshop, was back in session this week for its 79th year. The program ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, June 17, 2017 12:00 am

News

Brotherhood of cyclists passes through Rowan County

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Carolina Brotherhood, a group of firefighters, law enforcement personnel and first responders from across North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida, ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 12:00 am

Local

Local pastor calls community to “plant good fruit”

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com The In My Father’s House ministry held its first community awareness meeting Thursday afternoon. The Rev. Roosevelt Jenkins has hosted his ministry ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 am

News

School’s Out: Mount Ulla Elementary’s fifth-graders end the school year with bittersweet excitement

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com Chairs and desks lined the halls of Mount Ulla Elementary School by the time the final bell rang Friday afternoon. Many ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, June 10, 2017 12:00 am

Kannapolis

A.L. Brown High School Seniors inspire elementary students with Senior Walk

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com The halls and sidewalks of Forest Park Elementary School were lined with smiling young students Thursday who cheered and high-fived a steady stream ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Friday, June 9, 2017 12:00 am

News

Yadkin Riverkeeper to host free screening of coal ash film

The Yadkin Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and local residents will host a free screening of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival documentary “From the Ashes.” The screening ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am

Education

Salisbury High School receives $700,000 Golden Leaf grant to help expand career and technical program

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Salisbury High School has won a $700,000 grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation to help expand its career and technical ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Wednesday, June 7, 2017 12:00 am

News

Fox makes meal of local man’s chickens

By Jon C. Lakey and Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com Walter Hubbard put out a warning to his neighbors last week after seeing a large red fox running ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Friday, June 2, 2017 12:00 am

Education

East Rowan Honors Chorus is no Foreigner to success

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com On Aug. 5, 25 students in the East Rowan High School Honors Chorus will abandon traditional auditorium risers and instead embrace a ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am

Education

Savannah Morgan: A change of perspective on the race to be valedictorian

By Savannah Morgan  intern@salisburypost.com  At the Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education meeting Monday night, there was one topic that stood out above the rest. This topic ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Education

Students rewarded for completing reading challenge

By Savannah Morgan news@salisburypost.com “I read 80!” Those words echoed through the halls of China Grove Elementary School on Thursday as students and teachers alike buzzed with ... Read more

by Savannah Morgan, Saturday, May 20, 2017 12:00 am