How is the government shutdown affecting you?

October 1, 2013 

As the federal government begins to shut down, The Telegraph wants to know how it's affecting Middle Georgia residents. From federal workers to those who rely on government assistance, how are you being impacted by the shutdown? Have you tried to use a government service, only to find that the office was closed or your efforts were denied? Share your story by emailing Andy Drury at Please include your name and a daytime phone number.

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