Jessica Milbern

Jessica is Arts Editor for the Carrboro Commons and a journalism student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The ArtsCenter jams to bluegrass

The ArtsCenter jams to bluegrass

Banjos, guitars, mandolins, jeans and beards – these are a few things you can expect to see on Monday evenings at 5:45 p.m. at the local Bluegrass Jam in the gallery of The ArtsCenter at 300-G East Main St. in Carrboro. Whether you’re a beginner getting familiar with the fiddle or a full-on, mandolin-loving musician, all are welcome to share… Read more →

Community Connection program aims to bridge student-parent technology divide

Community Connection program aims to bridge student-parent technology divide

“Where are you going? How long will you be gone? Will you be safe?” Since this fall, the Community Connection program in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School District has aimed to bridge the technological divide between parents and their children. And Program Manager Darren Bell said he thinks parents should ask their children the same questions when they sit down… Read more →