After a year of hell, the N.C. General Assembly finally repealed HB2. It only cost us NCAA tournaments, the NBA All-Star Game, a PayPal expansion, concerts, jobs and an estimated $3.7 billion. The repeal was far from perfect. It resets protections to pre-HB2 levels and places a three-year moratorium on cities from passing their own […]

Six conservative pastors held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon asking the N.C. General Assembly not repeal HB2 in a special session on Wednesday. “We have urged that HB2 not be repealed tomorrow,” said Mark Harris, of First Baptist Church. The pastors supported the City Council’s decision to remove the non-discrimination ordinance, which they described […]

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts will likely face competition in Democratic primary next year. Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles announced that she is forming an exploratory committee to run for Mayor. Last week, state senator Joel Ford announced that he formed an exploratory committee. Roberts’ leadership has come under fire in recent months for how she handled […]

Keith Scott Buried In SC Friends, family and the media gathered in James Island, SC near Charleston for the funeral of Keith Scott who was gunned down by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. Scott’s funeral was originally planned for two weeks ago, but was delayed because of Hurricane Matthew. 2nd Man Charged In EpiCentre Assault Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Detectives […]

Charlotte and Mecklenburg County leaders held a press conference this morning to provide details of the events happening in the past 48 hours in Charlotte. Mayor Jennifer Roberts asked again for peaceful protests and for the community to come together to find a peaceful resolution. Police Chief Kerr Putney said there were 45 arrests and […]

Mayor Anthony Foxx ended speculation today by announcing that he will not seek re-election this year. Foxx, a Democrat, is serving his second term. He is reportedly a candidate for U.S. Department of Transportation secretary. Foxx has not said what he will do after his term ends. In his three-page statement, Mayor Foxx said, “I […]