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Man killed in Rockfish accident

A man from Spring Lake died last week in a two-vehicle accident that happened at a Rockfish intersection. Roosevelt Gay Sr. of Spring Lake died when the moped he was riding on collided with a passenger car, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, October 7 at the...


Fall Festival street fair is Saturday

The North Carolina Fall Festival returns this week with live music on two stages, the annual Turkey Bowl football game and Senior Day fun for Hoke’s senior citizens. Melissa Kaye Senior Day is set for Wednesday, October 13. The event is named after the late Fall Festival Director Melissa Kaye Pittman. The event will happen...


Comments on sheriff’s office invited

The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to maintain accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), the accreditation program requires agencies to comply with state-of-the-art standards in four basic areas: policy and procedures, administration,...