The news of the closing of Harryâ€™s in White Cross stirs thoughts of another Harryâ€™s â€“ one that is indelibly fixed in the memories of students and townsfolk from the â€™50s and â€™60s.
On a brilliant sunny morning 45 years ago, I clambered up to the rooftop of old Chapel Hill High School to capture this view of Franklin Street, Chapel Hill Elementary School and the town under a blanket of white.
When Jim shumaker died 10 years ago this week, it left a huge hole in local journalism, the J-school and my heart.
Itâ€™s not that we didnâ€™t love school â€“ but what better surprise for a kid than to wake up to an impromptu vacation?
After teaching photography to college undergraduates for over 20 years, I have discovered a new joy in teaching photo to children.