On Jan. 4, Triad City Beat published its first CityBeat story, a look into why Greensboro city council declined to extend its drinking Social District downtown. The CityBeat is a nonprofit-funded position that started in January 2023, currently headed by TCB reporter Gale Melcher.

The position specifically reports on Greensboro and Winston-Salem city council business. As a philanthropic position, all of the reporting that comes out of the CityBeat is free to be republished by any other news outlet.

We’re proud to continue our mission of increasing transparency, visibility and deeper understanding about the ongoings of local politics and city government. Learn more about how to republish the CityBeat content below.

How to republish our CityBeat content

All content created for the CityBeat — photos, illustrations and text — is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivatives 4.0 license (CCA-ND) 

These republishing rules DO NOT apply to all of our content. The CityBeat is a nonprofit-funded position that specifically reports on city council business in Winston-Salem and Greensboro. 

You are free to republish all content from the CityBeat under the following conditions:

  • Please copy and paste the html tracking code into articles you post online, allowing us to access analytics on our work
  • Please use our bylines with attribution to Triad City Beat with a live link to our website: “by Gale Melcher/Triad City Beat
  • At the bottom of the article (print or web) please include this text (links may be hyperlinked online): Triad City Beat is an independent, for-profit news source serving the cities of the NC Piedmont Triad in Guilford and Forsyth counties, online at triad-city-beat.com. CityBeat content is funded by a grant from the NC Local News Lab Fund, online at nclocalnews.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Brian Clarey at [email protected]

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