The beginning phase is underway in the construction of a home for a local wounded soldier.
Sergeant Jason Smith, a Ringgold High School graduate, lost both legs to an IED while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.
The non-profit Steps2Hope has partnered with many volunteers to build a handicap accessible home for Jason and his family.
Though the actual build doesn't begin until next Thursday, organizers were out today laying the foundation for the new home.
Volunteers are still needed.
The Senate will vote at noon on whether or not the government shutdown will end.
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