Articles related to poverty


Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas
Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas

The entrance fee is simply a nonperishable food item to help stock the "Nourish Food Bank" before Christmas. A list of needed items is below.

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Sleeping bags and tents for the homeless
Sleeping bags and tents for the homeless

Three local business owners are coming together for the good of our community... to serve those who have nothing and live on the streets this winter.

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Fathers, they are important even if your life is lived deep in the woods of Tennessee
Fathers, they are important even if your life is lived deep in the woods of Tennessee

Not everyone lives to the beat of the same drum. Of course, that is what makes life interesting for me to sometimes view from the outside looking in.

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Have you ever been to the impoverished Delta region of Mississippi
Have you ever been to the impoverished Delta region of Mississippi

WGNS' Scott Walker recently headed to the Delta area of Mississippi. These are some of the people he encountered on his travel:

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WGNS visited the poorest county in the United States, this is what we learned
WGNS visited the poorest county in the United States, this is what we learned

She once used the backpacks supplied by the children, but had to stop when she got sick from meth contamination. She said that some students live in homes where meth is produced. She now sends food home in plastic bags.

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