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CEASE, others take a stand

Photo courtesy of Freckles & Bows Photography

In observance of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, CEASE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Inc. invited the public to Take a Stand with them against domestic violence on Oct. 25. There was a short ceremony on the steps of the Claiborne County Courthouse. CEASE Inc. provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, as well as two emergency shelters, counseling, transportation, education, legal and systems advocacy and awareness. For more information about CEASE Inc., go to www.ceaseabuse.com, call the 24-hour crisis line at 800-303-2220 or the Claiborne County office at 423-259-8020.