Perhaps lastâ€™s weekâ€™s death of 98-year-old Gerald Angier Vernon of Darien, Conn., should not have surprised anyone, given his age.
This weekâ€™s photograph captures an early Carrboro sawmill tableau of stern-faced working men and a barefoot boy posing stiffly in front of stacks of neatly sawn lumber.
Chapel Hillâ€™s pioneering woman photographer, Bayard Wootten, took to the air to make this stunning birdâ€™s-eye view of the campus in 1939.
Down in singing Silver Creek I have spent many a happy hour building little rock dams in the clear water that runs through our mountain cabinâ€™s holler.
Citizen reader Don Pendergraft sends in this delightful image from 1955, titled â€œWelcome to Elmerâ€™s.â€
Old Chapel Hill High School grads, who, like me, remember â€œMother Mayâ€ for the strong, yet accessible and caring principal that she was.
As longtime residents of Carrboro-Chapel Hill know, there are only two seasons in our communities.
The power of old family photographs cannot be overstated.
It wouldnâ€™t be football season at Chapel Hill High School unless George â€œCat Babyâ€ Cannada led the team onto the field at Carrboroâ€™s Lions Park.
Who says man canâ€™t fly? Well, maybe not man, but certainly man-child!
Come summer I have the best gig in the world.
Last summer we featured a variation of this photo I shot in 1968, describing the scene as old Rosemary Street.
Getting to meet and interview the luminaries of our times is one of the perks of being a journalist.
When I was in China last month I received an email from my old high school journalism teacher.
For old Tar Heels of a certain vintage, this time of year is sure to conjure up memories of JUBILEE.