Category Archives: Pembroke

Margaret Spellings visits Pembroke

UNC System President Margaret Spellings visited Pembroke to thank volunteers for providing local assistance after Hurricane Matthew. She talked to students and employees about relief efforts and visited the Care Resource Center, which is operated by the Office for Community … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew shuts down UNCP for a week

Fall Break was already scheduled for Thursday and Friday, but the ongoing power outage and flooded roadways and parking lots meant the entire week of classes and activities was canceled, including online classes. ┬áThe phone lines for campus police were … Continue reading

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Hovering around campus is still a no-go.

The campus safety office is reminding students that so-called hoverboards are banned from campus. This includes possession, storage, operation, and charging of hoverboards indoors. The ban applies to all of the campus community, including faculty, staff, students, and visitors in … Continue reading

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Four-way stop should prevent accidents

The intersection of Prospect Rd. and Saint Anna Rd. is now a permanent 4-way stop. The North Carolina Department of Transportation decided the traffic volume, along with a history of accidents made the change crucial. The all-way stop is a … Continue reading

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Governor touts plan for slashing tuition

Governor Pat McCrory was on campus briefly at the start of the semester to tout the NC Promise legislation that he signed over the summer. The law will make tuition at Pembroke and 2 other state schools only $500 per … Continue reading

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‘Braves Kickoff’ puts employees in two days of development

Right before the semester started, university employees had to attend 2 days of professional development. Faculty, staff and administrators learned about new priorities, plans for the coming year, and accomplishments from last year. Administrators announced the new braves preferred vendors … Continue reading

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Gas pipeline in Pembroke to be inspected

The Piedmont Natural Gas pipeline located in Pembroke is being inspected in the next three weeks. The company is warning that these inspections may cause the pipeline to flare up, accompanied by a loud noise and the smell of natural … Continue reading

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