Pembroke still a close-knit town.

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Batten, Sammy, and James Locklear. “Pembroke still a close-knit town.” Fayetteville Observer-Times (North Carolina) 7 January 1999 (Thursday).


Gives brief historical background and description of current conditions in this town of about 2,500. About 90% of Pembroke's permanent population is Lumbee, and it is considered the tribe's cultural center. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is located here, as is the Lumbee Guaranty Bank. The article describes recent growth and development including a new mobile home plant, New Century Homes, right outside of town. The plant employs primarily Pembroke residents.

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