Year: <span>2021</span>

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County considers shelters for homeless, domestic violence victims

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Hoke County officials plan to investigate using part of about $5 million in federal funds to build shelters for the homeless and those escaping domestic violence. The county commissioners voted Monday to consider a proposed plan for how to use the money Hoke has received from the American...

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Charity bike run set for Oct. 2

A charity motorcycle ride set for Saturday, October 2 will help raise money for the justice-involved community and returning citizens. The ride is set to start at the 211 sports complex located at 3195 Red Springs Road in Hoke County. The registration begins at 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 10 a.m. The registration costs...

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Hoke’s incumbent state senator won’t seek another term in 2022

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Hoke County’s incumbent state senator won’t seek another term in office when his current term is up in 2022. Sen. Ben Clark III, a Democrat who represents both Hoke County and part of Cumberland County in North Carolina’s state Senate District 21, said Monday he won’t run for...