Some Republican lawmakers across the country are facing backlash over not holding town hall meetings including right here in the Port City.
If HB2 is not fully repealed, he said, it could still have a negative impact on tourism in the Wilmington area and affect businesses state-wide.
The NAACP is announcing plans for an economic boycott of North Carolina to protest laws enacted by the state's conservative General Assembly, including one limiting LGBT protections.
Dozens of Charlotte-area high school students have walked out of school to protest immigration issues facing the country.
Rep. David Rouzer and other Republican members of Congress have been criticized recently for not holding town hall meetings with constituents during their week away from work in Washington.
Gay-rights groups and Gov. Roy Cooper criticized the proposal after it was filed Wednesday. The North Carolina Values Coalition said Thursday that HB2 should stay in place.
Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died.