Toys for Tots effort reaches more than 1,100 local children

Local Toys for Tots campaign coordinator U.S. Marines Sgt. A.J. LeCompte, right, presents a gift basket to first-place raffle winner Matthew Dean. The raffle helped raise funds needed to carry out this year’s toy drive.
Another Toys for Tots campaign for Gilmer County families has wrapped and final numbers show that 1,140 children received toys as part of the 2019 community outreach effort. “Each child from newborn…

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