From the view from their kitchen looking out on the front yard, Charles and Sharon Holcomb watched as a Hall County Sheriff's patrol car cruised slowly past their house last fall. The married couple nervously wondered if the deputy's next move would be to knock on their front door, telling them to move the tractor from their front yard.
As director of Good News at Noon's homeless shelter, Thomas Ramirez never ventures far from the brightly painted building on Davis Street where the homeless of Gainesville can come and receive food, shelter, showers and even education for their children any day of the week. He can always be seen talking to many of the men, women and children who find their way to Good News at Noon every day. It's a passion for the Gainesville man, who's been serving in the position for 20 years.
October 19, 2014|
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