Hoke County

Hoke County, North Carolina

PO Box 210
Raeford, NC 28376
Phone: (910) 875-8751
Fax: (910) 875-9222

In south-central NC, west of Fayetteville; organized Feb 7, 1911 from Cumberland and Robeson counties. Name Origin: For Gen. Robert F. Hoke (1837-1912), a Confederate Army officer and railway president

Area (sq mi):: 392.34 (land 391.21; water 1.12) Population per square mile: 104.80
Population 2005: 41,016 State rank: 59 Population change: 2000-20005 21.90%; 1990-2000 47.20% Population 2000: 33,646 (White 41.60%; Black or African American 37.60%; Hispanic or Latino 7.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 17.00%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 30.00
Income 2000: per capita $13,635; median household $33,230; Population below poverty level: 17.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,271-$17,611
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.10% Median travel time to work: 26.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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US Army Reserve major Russell Thomas Langford also left bacon at the Masjid Al Madina in Raeford, Hoke County, a move which is regarded as an insult since Muslims are prohibited from consuming pork products, press tv reported.
Sandy Grove Middle School, part of Hoke County Schools in North Carolina, is the first energy-positive school in the nation to be financed out of its own expected energy savings.
Crumpler said that Fort Bragg soldier Ruben Chance James Fox and his wife, Amber Nicole Fox, both 23, made their first courtroom appearance in Hoke County on Tuesday after their arrest on Monday.
The 74,000-square-foot net-zero facility, designed to return more energy to the grid than it consumes, is projected to save Hoke County Schools nearly $35 million over the next 40 years.
4 Jason Sawyer tagged this 180-pound North Carolina whitetail in Hoke County in November 2010 with a 285-yard shot from his 300 Win.
The new appointees are: Pamela Brame, Onslow County human resources director, Coastal Plain; Timothy Johnson, Hoke County county manager, Eastern Sandhills; Sarah McGinnis, Cleveland County benefits coordinator, Foothills; John Younts, Warrenton Police Department chief of police, North Triangle; Robert Ward, City of Wilson environmental services department and Winston Harris, City of Wilson police department senior police officer, Tar River; Diane Shepherd, Orange County benefits manager and Wilbert McAdoo, Orange County public works director, Triangle; Anthony Atkinson, Town of Clayton fire marshal, East Triangle; Fred Held, Town of Cary inspector, Wake; and Susan O'Brien, City of King director of finance and personnel, West Piedmont.
The Hoke County Board of Education voted this week to end the eighth-grade = English class exercise in conjunction with reading "The Diary of Anne Frank= " after a parent complained, the Fayetteville Observer reported.
In Nash County, for instance, rifle hunters have to be in a stand at least six feet off the ground; in Hoke County, the minimum is 10 feet; and in Chowan County, the barrel of the rifle must be at least eight feet above the ground.
One of the men, Russell Kenneth Powell, 30, has been in the Hoke County Jail since Jan.
However, an equal number of Hoke County residents commuted to Cumberland County, which includes the city of Fayetteville.