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Photographer of the Year leaves News & Record

Photo via the NC Press Photographers Association

Photo via the NC Press Photographers Association

Jerry Wolford, who was named the Photographer of the Year (for small markets) by the National Press Photographers Association just a few months ago, has left the building.

In a resignation letter posted to his Facebook yesterday, Wolford said that July 17 will be his last day.

“I’ve enjoyed a fulfilling career at the News & Record, but the newspaper is changing and moving in a direction that does not mesh with my personal and professional goals,” Wolford wrote. “I am looking forward to pursuing other interests in my never-ending quest to tell stories and produce quality work.” Read More

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Triad City Beat This Week: July 1, 2015

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The staff of Triad City Beat bring you “The Virgin Diaries,” a chronicle of the most outrageously delectable and refreshing summer drinks sans booze in the Triad in this week’s cover story.

NEWS

Fleming & MOlly crop• Young professionals interview new Greensboro Partnership head

• Greensboro considers housing-enforcement changes

Church killings prompt Winston-Salem residents to tackle racism

• High Point Journal: Human relations director on paid leave, concerned about safety

 

OPINION

Trudy Wade, Nancy Vaughan & Nancy Hoffmann copy 2• Editorial: A city’s lines of defense

• It Just Might Work: Letting Texas secede

• Editorial Notebook: The good kind of gastrointestinal upset

• Fresh Eyes: Republicans practice domestic terrorism

 

COLUMNS

imgres• Citizen Green: The autumn after our progressive spring

• Good Sport: Between sport and expression

• All He Wrote: The grateful and the dead

 

 

CULTURE

TREASURE ISLAND• Food: The Greensboro Vegan Dining Guide

Barstool: Hair of the dog

Art: More collaboration and less competition

Music: Dance From Above celebrates first anniversary

Stage & Screen: Royal Theatre tries on Hanesbrands

 

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The virgin diaries: Cold drinks with no booze but plenty of spirit

Bartender Tim Nolan pours a drink, sans booze, at Hoots Roller Bar.

by Brian Clarey, Eric Ginsburg, Jordan Green, Anthony Harrison and Sayaka Matsuoka

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I don’t drink anymore.

That is to say, I don’t drink alcohol anymore, though my experience in that realm is considerable.

I still spend time in bars, for both business and pleasure — mostly, I admit, pleasure, even though I no longer partake in the hard stuff.

But I’ve noticed in the last year or so that Triad bars, restaurants and coffee shops have been stepping up their soft-drink game, bringing more to the table than what’s available in the soda gun. Read More

The List: 5 foreign laws the US should adopt

by Sayaka Matsuoka

1. Extended LGBTQIA rights

While the recent Supreme Court decision is a huge milestone for gay rights, it also serves as a reminder that the United States has a long way to go with regards to the spectrum of gender equality. Those who identify as queer, transgender, intersex and asexual still have yet to be recognized and have laws that protect them like many other countries do already.

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IN PRINT

Bartender Tim Nolan pours a drink, sans booze, at Hoots Roller Bar.

The virgin diaries: Cold drinks with no booze but plenty of spirit

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

by Brian Clarey, Eric Ginsburg, Jordan Green, Anthony Harrison and Sayaka Matsuoka *** I don’t drink anymore. That is to say, I don’t drink alcohol anymore, though my…

The List: 5 foreign laws the US should adopt

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

by Sayaka Matsuoka 1. Extended LGBTQIA rights While the recent Supreme Court decision is a huge milestone for gay rights, it also serves as a reminder that the…

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