Giving for students

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 30, 2011

Misty Newton drops money into a Salvation Army kettle while volunteers Catherine Bolden and granddaughter Armani Johnson, 11, man a back-to-school donation drive Friday night at Walmart. The Salvation Army is hoping to pack 300 backpacks with school supplies. Volunteers will be at Walmart again today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Public school, Porters Chapel, Travelers Rest and Agape Montessori students start classes Aug. 8. Vicksburg Catholic School’s first day is Aug. 10, and Vicksburg Community School’s is Aug. 15.

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