Kalvin Michael Smith has spent 19 years in prison for a crime that many people believe he did not commit. Students graduate from college, a filmmaker screens a documentary as part of his senior thesis. A fighter for social justice loses his battle with despair. The attorney general dithers in an election year, and still justice eludes Smith and his family. Senior Editor Jordan Green recounts the long struggle in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.


Chris Hardin


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A fight for the right in 6th Congressional District

• High Point Journal: Tax-to-fee conversion looking less appealing to city of High Point



Terry_Austin• Editorial: Love is a hotdog

• It Just Might Work: A musician-filmmaker summit

• Fresh Eyes: Growing up poor

• Editor’s Notebook: George the cat


image007• Citizen Green: ‘Their voices are silenced completely’

• Fun & Games: Triad athletic conferences must oppose HB2

• All She Wrote: Mother’s Day



• Food: Lunch on lockdown: What’s on the jail menu

• Barstool: Tiki’s beer lab

• Music: Roomful of Teeth turns a capella upside down

• Art: Mijoo Kim captures a ‘trail of threads’ through her lens



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