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Grant Application Hearing (update)

For the Carrboro AND Chapel Hill portion of our Grant Application, a hearing is being held on

April 20, 2015 - 7:45 PM
Carrboro Town Hall
301 West Main Street
Carrboro NC 27510

Please mark your calendar, it is crucial that the meeting is well attended by WCOM supporters.

Grant Application Submitted

With the help of Art Menius, WCOM has submitted a grant application to Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Orange County. We have the possibility of receiving $1,000 from each municipality! Please contact your local Alderman or County Commissioner to voice your support for WCOM.

In the spring a public meeting will be held to discuss funding, your attendance is crucial! Please check back for a date, time and location.

Thanks for supporting WCOM, Your Community Radio Station.

UnderCurrents Renewed

A big thank you to a "long time supporter of WCOM" for underwriting UnderCurrents. UnderCurrents plays on WCOM when there is no scheduled host. The service is provided to us by Native Voice 1. About a year ago we started airing the UnderCurrents stream. We decided to renew our one year paid agreement based on the overwhelming positive response we have received from listeners.

On behalf of our long time supporter, enjoy UnderCurrents and thanks to all for supporting your community radio station.

Hickory Tavern Event a Success

The 10 year anniversary and fundraiser at the Hickory Tavern in Carrboro on Thursday, November 6, 2014 was a success. The station raised over $600! We would like to thank all the folks that attended along with WCOM staff members and organizer Art Menius.

We also would like to thank the Carrboro Board of Aldermen for proclaiming November 6 Community Radio Day.

We are planning other events so please check back here for details.

Again, thanks for your participation and for your commitment to keep community radio strong!

Check out this article in the Carrboro Commons

WCOM Board Visits Time Out

Three members of the WCOM Board of Directors visit Bill Hendrickson on Time Out. The discussion covered the corporate structure, how to effectively use community media, station finances and fund raising, the purpose of community radio and how to listen outside the Carrboro area.  Click here to listen to the PodCast.

Indy Week's Best of the Triangle

For the second year in a row, WCOM 103.5 was a Finalist in Indy Week's Best of the Triangle, Non-Profit Radio Station category.

Nice testimonial, too: "WCOM radio does for radio what the farm-to-table movement did for food. Local, organic radio: owned, managed and created by locals FOR locals. Creative nutrition for the WHOLE Triangle. Something for everyone." 

Thanks to everyone who voted for WCOM!

The Voice of the People

The May 22, 2014 edition of The Chapel Hill Weekly features WCOM and its 10th Anniversary as Carrboro's community radio station.

Currently, the article is available here in PDF format.

Thanks to the Chapel Hill Weekly for a wonderful article about a wonderful station!

Google Fiber Movie

Raleigh-Durham is one of nine metro areas invited to work with Google to help them explore bringing in Google Fiber Optic Internet Access. Since Carrboro is one of the cities being considered, Courage Cocktail Radio Show invited Arik Abel of Everest Live who produced a movie which has been submitted to Google to illustrate the benefits of installing Google Fiber in our area.

The move can be viewed at

Courage Cocktail Radio Show is featured at 25:28

Annette Stone - Carrborro Comm. & Economic Development Director and Andy Vogel - Information and Technology Manager can be seen at 36:06

Congressman Price On Time Out

Congressman David Price and retired Ambassador Michael Cotter were guests on Time Out, Monday, May 5.  The conversation mostly was about foreign affairs, with special emphasis on the situation in Ukraine and with East/West relations.  Bill Hendrickson is WCOM’s host on Time Out.


Musicians Alert:

Got a new release or a gig in the area? We want your music!

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300-G E. Main St.
Carrboro, NC 27510
Office: 919.929.9601
Studio Call-In: 919.246.9639