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HAMLET — Piedmont Natural Gas recently built its fourth liquefied natural gas plant in Robeson County, and Richmond Community College graduate Kyla Dial of Maxton plays a critical role in its operations.

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HAMLET — National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week is being observed this week Sept. 19-25 in order to raise awareness about the need for and value of adult education and family literacy. 

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke is pleased to announce its selection to Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity third National Teacher Preparation Transformation Center cohort, to foster high-quality educators within minority serving institutions across the United States. 

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PEMBROKE — Hal Davis spent the better part of three decades on stage, performing in more than 70 professional productions.  

Published in Lifestyle
Friday, 17 September 2021 12:37

OPINON: Cooper's all in on critical race theory

Even in North Carolina, the rejection of fundamental American principles thunders ahead. The proof? Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed an anti-critical race theory bill on Sept. 10. If one reads the text, it’s hard to imagine political leaders opposing these principles a few years ago. Simply put, the bill works to reinforce the American tenets of equality and our E Pluribus Unum motto.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke Student Body President Dana Hunt-Locklear has been elected as co-chair of the Student Body Presidents Council for the UNC Association of Student Governments. 

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PEMBROKE — Despite having no formal education, Gus and Josephine Locklear made higher education attainable for their 11 children through hard work and lifelong sacrifices. 

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PEMBROKE — Enrollment has hit an all-time high as more students choose UNC Pembroke as their college of choice. The upward trend comes as the Office of Admissions overcame challenges with limited campus visitors and travel restrictions due to the pandemic. 

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Zac Campbell paused suddenly and took a minute to gather himself, while colleagues shuffled toward him to touch his back in support. The emotion that can accompany the act of baring one’s soul in front of a phalanx of TV cameras, photographers, and notepad-bearing journalists on a controversial matter of public policy had briefly caught up with the veteran Wake County school bus driver. For someone who usually does most of his public speaking into a rearview mirror as he addresses a gaggle of energetic kids, speaking in public in front of the state Legislative Building last Friday was clearly a new and challenging experience.

Published in Opinion

PEMBROKE — The UNC Pembroke School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $1.1 million federal grant to increase the number of highly qualified American Indian teachers committed to serving American Indian communities.  

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