For months the news has been reporting the heartbreaking story of migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East and Africa, fleeing atrocities for an opportunity for something, anything, better. For those who arrive safely across the Meditteranean – 2,000 or more drowned in transit this year – the welcome is not always warm. Countries across Europe are struggling to assimilate the newcomers in what The Guardian calls the “world’s biggest refugee crisis since the second world war.” None more than the country of Greece, already strained by staggering debt and loss.
- Tornado Causes Damage in Franklin County, Virginia, While Storms Continue to Threaten RegionWashington DC - The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down Friday morning in Franklin County, Virginia. Several homes have been destroyed or damaged by the high winds, hail, and flying debris. The Salvation Army of Martinsville and The Salvation Army of Roanoke responded. They are providing meals for first responders and volunteers at […]