Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:53 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:53:02 GMT
A cross was burned in the yard of a Smith County man after what his family is referring to as a vicious hate crime occurred. Family members say that Craig Wilson was beaten with brass knuckles and shotMore >>
A burning cross, a Smith county man beaten and shot by a family member, and in critical condition. We are told this is much more than a family feud, and outraged family members are calling it a "hate crime."
local charity is gearing up to send kids back to school with all the supplies
they need, but they're asking for the community's help.
United Way of Fulton County is getting ready to hand out backpacks and school
supplies to more than 1,000 kids. They have teamed up with the Job and Family
Services Department to find families in need and collect the supplies.
they need volunteers to help out on distribution days and make sure the
supplies get to those in need.
families] simply can't afford to purchase all of these supplies. It's getting
quite expensive," said Executive Director Gina Saaf. "This gives them the tools
they need to be successful and learn the most that they can while they're at school."
you're interested in volunteering, call the United Way office at 419-337-9606.