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City council takes stance on HB2

The Greensboro City Council is making its opinion known on N.C. House Bill 2.

The council passed a resolution Tuesday night opposing the legislation, the Greensboro News & Record reports.

HB2 prohibits the state’s towns and cities from adding provisions for LGBT individuals in nondiscrimination ordinances. It sailed through the N.C. General Assembly and was signed into law by McCrory on March 23.

The law requires that public agencies allow use of restroom and changing facilities based on “biological…

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Generous gift from a simple woman helps families in Winston-Salem

People were astounded when a cafeteria manager, who scrimped and saved all her life, died and left $2.85 million to the Winston-Salem Foundation. Her nephew, Charles Hemrick, spoke with FOX8 about how his Aunt’s surprise gift is helping families at the Ronald McDonald House in Winston-Salem. According to Hemrick, Carter was a simple woman with […]
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Greensboro council passes resolution opposing transgender law

GREENSBORO, N.C. — City council members voted eight to one Tuesday in favor of a resolution opposing House Bill 2. HB2, or the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, is a new state law which says transgender individuals must use the bathroom that corresponds with the sex listed on their birth certificate. The new law also prevents city and county governments from passing anti-discrimination ordinances.

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