The famed journalist Edward R. Murrow spent his first six years in the Greensboro area, but now that we need him there’s not a trace of him to be seen.

Broadcaster Edward R. Murrow, a journalistic icon, is more relevant than ever in this presidential campaign season, so how come he seems like a ghost in his native Guilford County? Editor in Chief Brian Clarey explores the conundrum in this week’s Triad City Beat cover story.

NEWS

img_1532City introduces new police review board to public

Republicans fight uphill battle for Winston-Salem City Council

• High Point Journal: Forward High Point, Ray Gibbs envision downtown rebirth

OPINION

Editorial header• Editorial: Get ready to vote

• It just Might Work: Compulsory voting

• Editor’s Notebook: The audacity of grope

 

COLUMNS

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-11-09-35-am• Citizen Green: Reality TV politics — a suburban mom’s nightmare

• Sportsball: A Boston B-ball birthday

• All She Wrote: Freaky Friday’s

 

CULTURE

img_1545• Food: 1703 restaurant puts on more than just a pretty face

• Barstool: High Point leads state at Great American Beer Fest

• Music: A psych-pop pioneer forges ahead as a new generation picks up the torch

• Art: Tattoo Revival provides a home for wayward art

 

Triad City Beat This Week comes out every Wednesday with links to stories in that week’s paper.

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