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Local VA clinic planned
Barrow delivers news to local veterans
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Veterans Richard Claxton of Swainsboro, left, and Alvie Faulkner of Twin City chat with and get some answers from United States Rep. John Barrow after Thursday's announcement about the opening of a Veterans Outreach Clinic in Statesboro during a press conference at the American Legion Post 90.
A dream that has been on the minds of veterans and others in Bulloch County nears reality: a veterans’ outreach clinic will come to Statesboro. Congressman John Barrow paid a visit to the American Legion Dexter Allen Post 90 Thursday to announce plans for the clinic have been approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs. About 40 veterans and other citizens attended the press conference, eager to learn about a project that many local veterans, led by American Legion Post 90 member Ray Hendrix, have been pushing for years.
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