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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."
Cherry Street Mission is teaming up with the owner of the Real Seafood Company
to offer the less fortunate a hot Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.
at 4 a.m., volunteers will begin cooking over 1,000 meals at the restaurant.
been great. The disappointing part is that it's need now more than it was two
years ago," said Mike Gibbons, president and CEO of Main Street Ventures, owner
of Real Seafood Company. "We served, I think, about 1,000 meals the first year,
1,200 meals the second year, and 1,400 meals this year."
seeing there was a need for it three years ago, Gibbons contacted Cherry Street
Mission to set it all up. Six hundred meals will be home-delivered, and 800
clients of the mission and surrounding shelters will be driven to the Real
Seafood Company to be served a meal and a bit of normalcy.
we talked about this, what a great thing it would me for a lot of these people
who'd never have a chance to sit in a nice restaurant and have somebody wait on
them, to have one day out of the year to experience something like that,"
you're a part of something where such great need is being met all at the same
time, that's a high day for everybody," added Dan Rogers, president and CEO of
Cherry Street Mission.
family and employees donate their time to help. In all, they'll serve about one
ton of food, which is all donated, as well.
live in a people-rich community, and this even really is demonstrative of how a
community really is overwhelmingly willing to meet the human need of its fellow
neighbors," Rogers said.