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Documentary features white civil rights leader
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Documentary features white civil rights leader

Members of the NAACP hosted a unity march—in honor of slain Hoke young people—Saturday downtown in Raeford before viewing the documentary “Al: My Brother” at Turlington School. (Ken MacDonald photo)

Nine chosen as ‘Meritorious Men of Hoke’
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Nine chosen as ‘Meritorious Men of Hoke’

The Hoke County Public Library honored nine men last week for their many years of contributions to the community by inducting them as the 2019 Meritorious Men of Hoke. This year’s class of honorees includes businessmen, church pastors, educators, and others who have given back (See MERITORIOUS, page 5) to Hoke County through their work...

Soup kitchen expands services
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Soup kitchen expands services

By Diane Adame Intern   The sounds of pots and pans clanking erupt throughout a blue house on Turnpike Road as volunteers prepare to feed approximately 150 people every afternoon. Previously a day care center, this blue house now operates as the new location for The Hoke County Open Door Soup Kitchen. But since its...