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Jim Shumaker was the longtime editor of the Chapel Hill Weekly and professor in the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Journalism. He was the inspiration for the comic strip \"Shoe\" and an influence on hundreds of reporters who worked for him and students who studied under him. In an interview taped in 1993, Shumaker ranges pungently over a variety of subjects.
James Carthine English was born in McDowell County in 1838. In 1862, he joined the Confederate Army and went off to fight in North Carolina and Virginia. On May 16th, 1864, he was mortally wounded near Richmond. He wrote his family over 150 letters which were preserved and handed down through the generations, a cherished legacy of a devoted husband and father.
On October 3, 2000, the literary world will mark the 100th birthday of author Thomas Wolfe of Asheville, who died in 1938. Three friends and acquaintances - Gladys Coates, Marnie Polk Ross, and Wilma Dykeman - share memories of this literary giant.
Young relates his experiences as a Southern homosexual.
O.D. Wilson is a professional weightlifter and North Carolina resident. Wilson has won many weightlifting competitions, including the title of “strongest man in the world.”