Prison Becomes Pile of Rubble

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Prison Becomes Pile of Rubble

Courtesy Mountaineer Publishing, Inc. The iconic face of the 85-year-old prison in Hazelwood became a pile of rubble in a matter of days as part of a new county building project on the site. Last summer, the Haywood Board of Commissioners approved a $2.25 million building project that will provide

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Jail population shrinks

Focus on recidivism saves money By Vicki Hyatt | Feb 24, 2016 Since the end of 2015, the 40-bed jail annex in Hazelwood has been temporarily closed. If the jail population stays under 110, it will never be needed again. The situation represents a drastic turnaround from the looming jail overpopulation

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Receipt of Grant Award

Haywood Pathways Center, Inc. is pleased and gratified to announce receipt of a grant award from the Evergreen Foundation. The grant of $31,140 was approved by Evergreen’s board of directors on Dec. 11, 2015. Haywood Pathways Center has been operational for one year.  During its initial year of operation, HPC

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Pathways fundraiser raises $1,700

Over the past year, 14 volunteers placed donation jars at over 40 cooperating Haywood County businesses and other organizations in support of the new Haywood Pathways Center for the homeless. In addition, a large Plexiglas donation box was placed in the lobby of the Waynesville Police Department. Although the donation

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One Year Anniversary

Slightly more than a year ago, Haywood County’s first, year-round homeless shelter opened on the premises of the former state prison in the Hazelwood community. The Haywood Pathways Center replaced the former emergency shelter that operated just in winter months and offered more than just a warm place to spend

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Haywood Pathways Center receipt of Grant

PRESS RELEASE Date:                      12/17/2015 Contact:                Jeremy Parton, Executive Director Address:             See Below Telephone:         828 246 0332   Haywood Pathways Center, Inc. is pleased and gratified to announce receipt of a grant award from Evergreen Foundation, 28A Oak Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.  The grant of $31,140 was approved

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Donation to 501(c)3

A 501(c)(3) or 501c3 organization, also colloquially known as a 501c3, is a United States nonprofit organization that has been approved by the Internal Revenue Service to be tax-exempt under the terms of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Most charitable non-profits in the United States that Americans commonly

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Socks are Needed

Did you know Socks are the number one most requested clothing item at homeless shelters?  Getting ready to start any day should be shower, food, clean socks and undergarments. These basic needs are not always available for those less fortunate.  Homeless people who live outside are constantly at risk of serious foot

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Three become one

Structural changes are in the works for the Haywood Pathways Center, a homeless shelter, halfway house and soup kitchen on the site of the former Hazelwood prison. When the organization was first conceived, it was an effort of three separate entities that agreed to contribute pieces of what was needed

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