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Bigger Vision: Not Just The Name of a Shelter

For Andrew Wilkin, executive director at Bigger Vision Community Shelter, there is no such thing as a homeless person. These words, this philosophy, is one that carries through all those who come to Bigger Vision. “I think the most important thing people need to understand is that there is no such thing as a homeless…

Hurricane Florence Evacuees Can Find Shelter Just Outside Athens

Hurricane evacuees are finding shelter just outside of Athens. Fort Yargo State Park is one of many state parks accepting evacuees and their pets. Julia Autry, the park manager, said they are expecting evacuees to begin arriving as the hurricane heads closer to land. Explore Georgia, which promotoes tourism, tweeted Tuesday that sites are still available for…

One New Animal Shelter, Many New Pet Homes

Jackson County’s first animal shelter opened on February 13, and in just over one week, rescuers and families adopted all 24 animals in the shelter. Brad Richards, the Director of Animal Control, says that the shelter is needed because of the increase in the population of Jackson County. People are moving into the county without…