Homeless shelter receives $20,000 grant

Homeless shelter receives $20,000 grant

The Fund for Haywood County has approved a $20,000 in People in Need grants for theHaywood Christian Emergency Shelter to complete building renovations of the women’s dormitory and provide staffing for the Haywood Pathways Center, which will provide emergency shelter and programs to reduce recidivism. “We are grateful for winning

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Pathways Center kitchen opens

The first meal at the Haywood Pathways Center was served Sunday, Jan. 5, a date Jeremy Parton, shelter director and kitchen coordinator, was not certain would be met. “That’s when we were scheduled to open,” Parton said, “but it would have never happened if six to seven of the guests

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#1 Flip this prison

What started out as a public policy dilemma for Haywood County Sheriff Greg Christopher in 2013 ended up as a broad-based community effort that promises to be a game changer as far as saving tax dollars and offering options for ex-offenders and those without homes. Upon taking office in March

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