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Paratrooper dies after fiery wreck

A man died Monday after his vehicle crashed into a tree and caught on fire in Hoke County. A press release Tuesday from Fort Bragg officials said a paratrooper was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Hoke. The paratrooper was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division. The North Carolina...


First Friday on Main is Oct. 1

After a year of being sidelined by the pandemic, the Downtown Raeford Business Association (DRBA) will present Raeford’s First Friday this October with live entertainment and plenty to see and do. The First Friday on Main Street in Raeford is set for 6-10 p.m. Friday, October 1. The event will feature a performance by the...


DSS Director loses home in fire

Hoke County Department of Social Services Director Terry Stanton and his family lost their home in a house fire last week, and are gratefully accepting donations to help them get back on their feet. “We lost everything, but we have been getting donations for clothes and people have been giving us financial donations to buy...


Fall Festival golf tournament signups open, set for Oct. 9-10

The North Carolina Fall Festival is returning to Hoke County this year with a golf tournament, Senior Day, the Turkey Bowl football game and the annual street fair in downtown Raeford. Golfers can now sign up to participate in the First Annual Marvin Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament as part of the upcoming 2021 North Carolina...