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Community talks education funding, Leandro court case

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • “What would 60 more teacher assistants look like in Hoke County? What would 10 more community school coordinators look like? How about more nurses, counselors and social workers? I’m not talking about next door. I’m talking about here in Hoke County,” Jackie Mclean asked the few dozen people...


Investigation in progress after man found dead

The Hoke County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s death, but has not announced whether law enforcement believes foul play was involved. The department notified the community about the investigation Sunday, July 24. Just before 11 a.m. that day, Hoke County Sheriff’s Office deputies and other emergency personnel responded to a call on the 100...


Back to School Bash is Aug. 21

Local Hoke County students will participate in a backpack giveaway, complimentary food and family fun at a Back to School Bash event sponsored by Hoke County entrepreneur and local community sponsor, Morreal Murchison. Hosted by Country Boy Enterprises of Fayetteville, LLC and sponsored by various small businesses in the community, the ninth annual event is...