Sunday salute: Milton Hunt was a ‘true icon’ around Pembroke

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Hasty, Kim. “Sunday salute: Milton Hunt was a ‘true icon’ around Pembroke.” The Fayetteville Observer [Fayetteville, NC] April 25, 2015.


This article describes Pembroke’s reaction to the recent death of the much beloved mayor, Milton Hunt. He was in office for an astonishing 33 years and was a highly regarded member of the community and the Lumbee tribe. The article includes several statements from Hunt’s friends and family, detailing his character and good works for the city. He is well known for his involvement in the creation of the waste-treatment plant and the Pembroke Public Library and is credited for the economic improvement during his time as mayor.  

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