John Johnson, who has manned the counter at the Hamlin Drug Co. in downtown Raleigh since 1957, is closing the oldest African-American owned business in North Carolina.
John Johnson, who has manned the counter at the Hamlin Drug Co. in downtown Raleigh since 1957, is closing the oldest African-American owned business in North Carolina. Juli Leonard 2007 News & Observer file photo
John Johnson, who has manned the counter at the Hamlin Drug Co. in downtown Raleigh since 1957, is closing the oldest African-American owned business in North Carolina. Juli Leonard 2007 News & Observer file photo

Farewell to Hamlin Drug, 100 years in downtown Raleigh

January 19, 2017 5:07 PM