Keep your money local

If you watch TV or surf the internet, you've seen those tear-jerking advertisements seeking donations to help save starving and cold dogs.

'For as little as $$$ a month you can help this animal find a safe home' is how most of these commercials present themselves. We're not asking you to not send money, but we are asking you to reconsider where you send your money.

Paws Crossed Dog and Rescue in Brewton is working hard to find homes for stray animals, many who look just like the ones you see on those national commercials. But if you give your money to Paws Crossed, you can be rest assured t...