Homeless in Hohenwald
by Amanda Curtis Staff Reporter
September 21, 2023
Complaints of panhandling, theft and loitering have risen in 2023, and a majority of those are coming from citizens referring to unsheltered, unemployed people walking the streets of Hohenwald. Prior to the recent uptick, the homeless population in this community has stayed almost hidden. Staying on a friend or family member’s couch, living night-to-night at motels and in abandoned buildings around town has been the norm in this circle. However, according to the outcry of many locals, it has become an epidemic. But why choose Hohenwald, and what can we do to help to get them off the stree...