Month: April 2020

Home 2020 April
Man, daughter killed in wreck
Post

Man, daughter killed in wreck

A man from Laurinburg and his teenage daughter died in a car accident last week in Hoke County, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Roy Anthony Ayers, 45, and his daughter Cassie Marae Ayers, 17, were killed in the accident Tuesday, March 24. The wreck happened on U.S. 401 between Wallace McLean Road and...

Post

Browsing the Files—the flu hits Hoke in 1918-9120

100 Years Ago December 4, 1919 Rev. W.C. Brown has been confined to his room for a week with a case of the grippe [Editor’s note: another name for influenza]. He was unable to fill his appointments Sunday; but we are glad to state he is now improving.   February 12, 1920 • Miss Ollie...

Post

Arrival of virus may bring stress

By Shirley Smith Hoke Extension   The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. Everyone reacts differently to stressful...