WSOC TV News on Tuesday, December 9, 2014
By Sarah Rosario, reporter
Disabled veterans are turning to Channel 9 for help after finding out they’ll have to walk a block to get to their new Veterans Affairs clinic.
This is the second time veterans have had to ask the city to move a bus stop closer to a new facility.
Construction is underway on West Tyvola Road at Cascade Pointe Boulevard.
Retired Air Force Staff Sgt. C.W. Perkins has been walking with a cane for almost four years. He lost his sight in 2007 and has learned to find his way.
“What I have to do is bump up against a wall as I’m walking. If a wall disappears, then I have to slow down and find my way,” Perkins said.
Perkins receives treatment at the VA and is looking forward to using the new facility under…
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