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Storm knocked out power, another round on the way Friday
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Storm knocked out power, another round on the way Friday

[Photo: Crews worked to clean up after the storm Sunday. (Photo by Ken MacDonald)] By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Another round of winter weather is on the horizon for Hoke County this coming weekend, after the first storm this past Sunday iced up trees and roads.  The winter storm didn’t deliver any snow...

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Main Street Grill reopens with new operator, favorite foods return

The popular take-out grill window next to Home Food has reopened with a new operator, and familiar menu items. Austin Byrd is the new owner and operator of the grill, now known as Main Street Grill. Chicken salad sandwiches, bologna sandwiches and homemade lemonade are just a few of the offerings on the menu at...

Music, dance bring inspiration at MLK banquet
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Music, dance bring inspiration at MLK banquet

[Photo: A dancer with Yvette’s Dancer Academy is lifted into the air during a performance at the banquet. (Photo by Catharin Shepard)] By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Dancers, singers and guest speakers paid tribute Monday to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights movement with performances in front of a sold-out...