Goshen Medical to open clinic

By Catharin Shepard Staff writer Goshen Medical Center will open a new clinic in Raeford next month to help low-income individuals and families receive medical care. The clinic will open August 1 at 102 Southern Avenue, in the same building once occupied by a similar clinic operated by South Central Community Health Center. The new clinic is funded through the...

Nine chosen as ‘Meritorious Men of Hoke’

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 and volunteer endeavors. Those recognized...

‘Is chicken livestock or is chicken an animal?’

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text] The answer could change the noise ordinance in Hoke County. By Catharin ShepardStaff writer A complaint over chickens could lead to changes in the Hoke County noise ordinance.Retired veteran Donnie Henderson likes to raise chickens on his four-acre property in the Reservation Road area of Ashley Heights. One of his neighbors must not be a fan of the...

Soup kitchen expands services

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 move, the soup kitchen has...