A Seemingly Insignificant Sentence…

A longtime NC Collection researcher recently pointed out the following sentence from Chancellor Bill Aycock’s report to the UNC System President for 1957/1958:

“Lieutenant Dean Smith, currently serving in the Air Force, has been employed to succeed Mr. James A. Freeman as Assistant Basketball Coach.”

And so it began…

Link dump welcomes (kaff-kaff) Mr. Butts

–How  Avett Brothers survived heckling at Sadlack’s Heroes.

— In search of North Carolina’s lost kaolin mines.

“Doonesbury’s 200 Greatest Moments” cite Krispy Kreme and RJR’s  indefatigible Mr. Butts.

— Him sign funny today: Looking over the shoulder of David Sedaris.