A prayer rally is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 20, at 7 p.m., at First Baptist Church, Erwin.
The rally is to offer prayer for the families affected by the shooting in the Connecticut elementary school last Friday.
Among those speaking at the rally will be Director of Schools Denise Brown, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson and Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley.
They will be available to answer any concerns about the local school system's security and to explain what measures are in place to safeguard Unicoi County students.
Everyone is invited to attend.
From Staff Reports