Year: <span>2022</span>

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‘Amigas’ seeking volunteers for community service

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • There’s a new group of “Amigas” in Hoke County, and they’re hoping to make a difference in the lives of others through volunteer service. “We’re here to do community service, give back to the community,” Las Amigas chapter president Traci Jones said. Las Amigas, Incorporated is a national...

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Children’s expo features youth entrepreneurs

By Catharin Shepard • Staff writer • Katrelia Johnson wants her daughter and children like her to grow up knowing they have options with what they want to do with their lives. “I am so passionate about giving the youth better opportunities than what I had growing up,” she said. “Growing up back in South...

Author set to speak at library Sept. 17
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Author set to speak at library Sept. 17

The author of “The Haunted Life of Lura,” a novel set in Raeford and based on historical events, will be at the Hoke County Public Library next month for a special appearance. Donna Flake, a longtime medical librarian, researcher and writer from Wilmington, will be at the library starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 17...