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Up to 600 homes planned for ‘New Westgate’ subdivision in Rockfish

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • A subdivision that could have up to 600 new houses, built in phases over time, is in the works for the Rockfish area. The Hoke County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday night approved a preliminary plat request for the first of what was proposed as multiple phases of...


Help us find ‘Joe’ from Class of ’74 – we have his high school ring

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • The News-Journal has a mystery on its hands that belongs on someone else’s hand. In other words: hey, Joe, the News-Journal has your class ring. It’s a lost trinket that’s been sitting around the newspaper office for a while now, tucked away in a drawer. Maybe someone out...