Knowledge of outlaw and folk hero Henry Berry Lowrie is essential for those who live or work in Pembroke.
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Put several historians, a folklorist and a very colorful former newspaper editor together and turn them loose on one of the region’s most famous and controversial figures in history, and what will happen?
As Jennifer Thompson told the story behind the best-selling book “Picking Cotton,” Ronald Cotton sat impassively staring into space.
“Life can change very quickly, said Christie Poteet. “That was one of the things our students learned. “It doesn’t matter if you’re rich or poor.”
Poteet, director of UNC Pembroke’s Office of Community and Civic Engagement, took a group of 16 students to Columbia, S.C., to help residents clean up after the recent flood.