Category: Music

Chatham County’s bluegrass legend Tommy Edwards dies at 75

Pittsboro, NC – Thomas Shelton “Tommy” Edwards, 75, of Pittsboro, died in Pittsboro on May 22, following a short and hard battle against pancreatic cancer. On May 21, Gov. Roy Cooper awarded Edwards the Order of the Longleaf Pine for…

An invitation from Chatham Artists Guild

By Gina Harrison Pittsboro, NC – Chatham Artists Guild is pleased to announce a new program to help you and your organization gain visibility and help us meet our arts mission. It’s a win-win! Our new website enables us to…

Arts & music returning to Jordan-Matthews this month

JM Arts Scholar

Siler City, NC – With recent changes in CDC and school pandemic guidelines, “The Lottery” will now be performed in the Jordan-Matthews auditorium — with more seats now available for the 30-minute, one-act play based on the story by Shirley…

AARP grant awarded to Bynum Front Porch

By Cindy Raxter Bynum, NC – On August 20, the Bynum Front Porch was awarded an almost $7800 Community Challenge Grant from AARP Liveable Communities. The Bynum Front Porch application was chosen from 2800 applications. It was funded 100% because…