Ralphie's new owner Jason trains dogs professionally for the Tennessee state government. Ralphie's former shelter chose him from more than 700 inquiries.
Local Groups Add Additional Support For Homeless During Cold Months
Forsyth County agencies have implemented their White Flag emergency response plan to provide a safe warm place for the homeless during the winter storm.
The Challenges Of Hurricane Season Amidst A Pandemic
With the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season off to a record start, experts are looking at how emergency response could be affected during the pandemic.
What Makes People Heed A Weather Warning — Or Not?
One social scientist says it's how people interpret these warnings that matters and that "we need to get out there and do a better job of understanding their perspective."
Triad Shelters Absorb Overflow Of Florence Evacuees
As of Sunday, more than 17,000 people had sought refuge from Florence in nearly 140 Red Cross and community shelters across North Carolina.
Team Effort Helps Local Shelter Ride Out The Storm
Over the weekend, North Carolina housed roughly 20,000 people fleeing Florence in more than 150 shelters statewide.
Triad Shelter Offers Power And Peace Of Mind To NC Evacuees
As Florence batters the Carolina coast, thousands of residents have fled the region for shelters farther inland, including here in the Triad.
Women Of LA's Skid Row Tell Their Stories Through The Anger, Despair On Their Faces
One 51-year-old woman has been living on the streets for two years. "I've been raped, I've been stabbed, it's been hard out here for me," she says.
In Rural America, Homeless Population May Be Bigger Than You Think
The rural homeless often crash with friends or stay in cheap motels on cold nights due to a lack of shelters. But this means homeless tallies miss them — and the state gets less funding to help them.