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Local Greenhouse Supports Animal Shelter

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FAYETTE COUNTY, W.Va. (WOAY) – When thinking about the season coming to an end, Morris Greenhouses thought of a way to both sell plants and help the community.

“There are just so many animals that are in need in our area,” said Sue Morris. “[The  New River Humane Society is] doing a lot of hard work, so we just thought that maybe we could add a little bit of comfort to their struggle.”

Morris Greenhouses will donate a portion of all non-card purchases to the New River Humane Society this week. The greenhouse has perennials, herbs, succulents and other plants available for purchase.



Kassie Simmons

Kassie Simmons joined the team in January 2019 as a weekend journalist. She graduated from Virginia Tech in just two and a half years with a BA in multimedia journalism. During her short time at Virginia Tech, she served as the editor for the university’s chapter of The Tab. Kassie was named the top reporter for The Tab at Virginia Tech on multiple occasions and made the list for the top 30 reporters for The Tab in the U.S. She also studied theater performance and minored in creative writing. Before coming to WOAY, Kassie interned at WSLS in Roanoke and the Tidewater Review in her hometown of West Point, Va. She has loved following breaking news since her childhood and has a passion for delivering the stories people care most about. Kassie is excited to be working in Southern West Virginia and looks forward to all the adventures ahead of her. You can follow her on Twitter at @KassieLSimmons and like her page on Facebook. If you have a story you think she should check out, send her an email at ksimmons@woay.com.


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