Zhai Yun Tan

"Nat" is a staff writer for the Carrboro Commons. She is a student at UNC-Chapel Hill.

The Jackson Center: Crossing borders with service

The Jackson Center: Crossing borders with service

Chapel Hill resident Dollie Hinch’s first interaction with The Jackson Center was about the practicalities of Thanksgiving dinner through the neighborhood’s monthly newsletter, the Northside News. “The newsletter would arrive at my door, and every issue would have a person answering a question,” Hinch said. “My question was, ‘If you don’t want to cook Thanksgiving dinner, where is a good… Read more →

The art beat in town: The Wacqueline Stern Show

The art beat in town: The Wacqueline Stern Show

Jackie Helvey was enjoying her breakfast at Weaver Street Market when a sweet melody drifted into her ears. There was a young violinist serenading the morning crowd with his playing. Helvey was interested. She walked up to him, handed him a card, and introduced herself. She was Jackie Helvey, host of The Wacqueline Stern Show at WCOM (103.5FM) in Carrboro,… Read more →