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BBQ plate sale Saturday

There will be a BBQ plate sale Saturday, November 6 At Raeford Flea Market on Laurinburg Road from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The plate sale will benefit In Ya Faith Ministries Radio Network and help get In Ya Faith TV Network back on the air, due to losses suffered during COVID-19. For more information call (704)-441-7595...

Roderick Virgil, Hoke sheriff: ‘A new journey for me’
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Roderick Virgil, Hoke sheriff: ‘A new journey for me’

[Photo: Roderick Virgil, appointed interim sheriff.] By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Roderick Virgil said Monday that he is excited to be sworn in to serve out the remainder of the late Sheriff Dr. Hubert Peterkin’s term, and he plans to run for election to the office of Hoke County Sheriff next year. “I’m...

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County board taps Virgil for sheriff, will be sworn in Friday

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Departing from previously stated intentions, the Hoke County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to appoint Roderick Cornelius Virgil, not Chief Deputy David Newton to serve out the remaining 13 months of the late Sheriff Dr. Hubert Peterkin’s last term. Virgil will be sworn in to office...

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NC211 head-on accident sent engine block into third car

An accident Saturday night on NC 211 near Ashley Heights sent two drivers and their passengers to a hospital. A third driver wasn’t seriously injured when the engine block from the passing car struck her vehicle. N.C. Highway Patrol Trooper Hazelwood said the accident happened just before 10 p.m. when a car driven by Nygee...