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Teens died of carbon monoxide poisoning, reports say

Two Hoke High School teenagers who were found dead in a vehicle last month apparently died of accidental, acute carbon monoxide poisoning, according to official documents. The North Carolina Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released Friday autopsy and toxicology results in the investigation into the deaths of Britany Carolina Muñoz-Ramirez, 17, and Ailton Sebastian...


Hometown Christmas is December 3

The merriest season is approaching fast, and the Raeford-Hoke Chamber of Commerce and local businesses are getting ready to help kick it off with the annual Hometown Christmas. Hometown Christmas is back this year with the night of lights, carols and family fun returning to Main Street in downtown Raeford. The event is set for...


Hoke observes Veterans Day with service

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Veterans Day this year had a doubly special meaning as services honored veterans both living and dead, and marked the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. At the annual Hoke County Veterans Day service, Freddie McPhaul served as the master of ceremonies and the guest...