Savannah Levins, NBC Charlotte

Savannah Levins

NBC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Past articles by Savannah:

AG Josh Stein pushing for mandatory scam awareness training for retailers

Michael Marrs of Mocksville, North Carolina, said he recently fell victim to a scam call. → Read More

Federal COVID relief includes tax break on unemployment, but NC, SC law doesn't comply

There have been proposals in both states to change the law to conform to the federal break. → Read More

Free after-school program in Charlotte pivots during COVID-19

When the pandemic hit, A Better World stepped up for Charlotte-area kids. → Read More

Why buying a fake COVID-19 vaccination card could be a public health risk

Officials say it's becoming a public health risk because experts believe the people buying fake CDC cards simply don't want to be vaccinated against COVID-19. → Read More

Charlotte workers laid off due to COVID-19 earn scholarships to learn coding

So many people lost their job due to the pandemic. Some made the decision to pivot into a new industry altogether. → Read More

Teen vaping is finally trending downward, but experts warn the return to in person learning could reverse progress

While teens are vaping less, health leaders wonder if a spike could make the trend rise again. → Read More

Two families surprised with wheelchair accessible vans

Nonprofit All Things Possible helped surprise the Kelsons and the Hodges family with fully equipped wheelchair-accessible vans after a swell of donations. → Read More

This site teaches older adults how to navigate vaccine registration and other tech skills

"Get Set Up" is a site that offers technology tutorials specifically for seniors, from courses on how to use social media sites to virtually refilling prescriptions. → Read More

'It's a pandemic within a pandemic.' Addiction crisis worse than ever in the Carolinas

CDC data shows North Carolina has seen a 10-19% increase in drug overdose deaths in the last year. South Carolina more than 20%, among the worst in the nation. → Read More

Universities undecided on return to in-person learning as UNC-Chapel Hill identifies a new COVID-19 cluster

The debate continues about whether colleges should be virtual or in person. Carolina universities largely split, with some playing it safe staying online. → Read More

Vaccine confidence concerningly low in NC and SC, national data shows

To officially get a handle on COVID-19, we need what’s called herd immunity. → Read More

Vaccine confidence concerningly low in NC and SC, national data shows

Distributing the vaccine is a big challenge state and local leaders are facing, but it’s not the only one. → Read More

Stimulus bill excluded college students, leaving many strapped

While the December 2020 stimulus bill cut out dependents 17 years and older, President Biden's $1.9 billion relief plan would include college students this time. → Read More

Community celebrate Union County teachers and staff with a teacher appreciation drive

With a huge show of community support and donations, hundreds of gift bags were given to teachers, bus drivers, and school staff. → Read More

Vaccine passports, historic flight surge: experts predict big travel changes to start this summer

After nearly a year of COVID-19 restrictions, travel experts predict this summer will see the biggest travel boom in decades. → Read More

Charlotte company creates 'Adopt a Grandparent program' to bring joy to senior citizens

For $25, people can have a bouquet of balloons delivered to a local nursing home. → Read More

Student loan forgiveness scams on the rise on the heels of Biden's relief proposals

Joe Biden asked congress this week to cancel $10,000 in federal student debt for all borrowers and to extend the payment pause that’s scheduled to lapse this month. → Read More

Student loan forgiveness scams on the rise on the heels of Biden's relief proposals

Joe Biden asked congress this week to cancel $10,000 in federal student debt for all borrowers and to extend the payment pause that’s scheduled to lapse this month. → Read More

NC TikTok star finds phone at the bottom of lake Norman, internet helps find owner

Alex Presley, 25, from Cornelius was scuba diving in Lake Norman when he found a cell phone that, after days in rice, still worked. → Read More

Colleges face tough decision of returning to in-person classes Spring semester as COVID cases continue to rise

Carolina universities debating their plans. wether to return to in-person instruction learning spring. Some will stay remote for three more weeks. → Read More