HEFLIN — By word of mouth and by Facebook, area residents learned about a food giveaway at First United Methodist Church and showed up in force Tuesday morning to receive bags of free food.
It was the first United Way-funded event in Cleburne County in nearly a decade, but should be the first of many as the United Way of East Central Alabama returns to the county, said Shannon Jenkins, interim executive director of the chapter.
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