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  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday night, a drug awareness walk started from the Station Break, 160 Howard St., and walked west to Main Street before heading north towards the Public Square. Signs like these were carried by young and old to help bring drug awareness.
  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday night, a drug awareness walk started from the Station Break, 160 Howard St., and walked west to Main Street before heading north towards the Public Square. Signs like these were carried by young and old to help bring drug awareness.
  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday night, a drug awareness walk started from the Station Break, 160 Howard St., and walked west to Main Street before heading north towards the Public Square. Signs like these were carried by young and old to help bring drug awareness.
  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday night, a drug awareness walk started from the Station Break, 160 Howard St., and walked west to Main Street before heading north towards the Public Square. Signs like these were carried by young and old to help bring drug awareness.
  • Joshua Morrison/News On Monday night, a drug awareness walk started from the Station Break, 160 Howard St., and walked west to Main Street before heading north towards the Public Square. Signs like these were carried by young and old to help bring drug awareness.
  • Joshua Morrison/News

Event brings awareness to drug issues

MOUNT VERNON — In a show of solidarity and support, members of Mount Vernon Aglow, along with community organizations and individuals, walked from Howard Street to Public Square to bring awareness of the opiate drug epidemic plaguing the county.

“It’s important to show unity and support as a community,” Pastor Tim Overly said about why events like the Aglow Drug Prevention Walk were so important to Knox County.

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