News & Record

Living, thinking and gardening outside the box (March 21, 2010)

Charlie Headington is a Greensboro man who lives for edible gardening. He and his wife grow most of their own food and he offers permaculture workshops, establishes school gardens, founded Slow Food Piedmont, teaches about spirituality and the earth at UNC-Greensboro and travels the world volunteering at organic farms. He was named the director of the Greensboro Children Museum’s Edible Schoolyard, an organic garden and kitchen that teaches children about food cultivation and preparation.

High school choral groups are positively ‘Glee’-ful (April 16, 2010)

As the television show “Glee” rises in popularity, its influence is being felt among local high school vocal ensembles. The chorus at Northwest High School in Greensboro dedicated its entire spring concert to songs from “Glee,” and Grimsley High School’s Madrigal Singers took a break from their more traditional music to perform the show’s signature song, “Don’t Stop Believin.'”

Cake bosses practice their confectionery art around the Triad (May 12, 2010)

Elaborate, hand-sculpted cakes aren’t limited to Food Network’s “Ace of Cakes” or TLC’s “Cake Boss.” This story profiles Triad bakers who are artists in the kitchen, crafting everything from a fire truck to a guitar out of cake batter, icing and fondant.