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Statewide alcohol crackdown includes Hendersonville, Fletcher and Asheville

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Local law enforcement agencies joined Alcohol Law Enforcement officers and State Highway Patrol troopers in a crackdown to reduce crime and enhance public safety at both ABC-licensed and illegal alcohol businesses across the state, the N.C. Department of Public Safety said. The widespread investigation included Hendersonville, Fletcher, Arden and Asheville.   Read Story »

Tags: drunk driving | alcohol laws | alcohol | State Highway Patrol | ABC stores

Henderson County News

Record liquor sales boost grants to city, county, schools

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The pandemic-fueled surge in alcohol sales resulted in increased grants to local government, city police and the Henderson County school system, the Hendersonville ABC Board said.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | alcohol | ABC stores

Henderson County News

Legislators seek answers on liquor delivery problems

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Spiritous liquor is still in short supply in ABC stores across the state, and supply still isn’t keeping up with demand. Republican lawmakers say things are getting even worse.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | alcohol | liquor laws | ABC stores

Henderson County News

Moffitt's ABC reform bills advance

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RALEIGH — Several bills to help N.C. distillers and to loosen alcohol regulation in the state are moving through the General Assembly. Some have progressed to the floor, of both or one of the bodies, while others are mired in committee.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | liquor laws | ABC stores | 2021 Legislative session

Henderson County News

House OKs bill easing liquor regulations

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RALEIGH — A bill advancing decades of work to reform the state’s liquor regulations passed in the N.C. House and heads now to the Senate.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | Tim Moffitt | ABC stores

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

McGrady's distillery reg reform bill advances

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RALEIGH — A measure that North Carolina craft distillers are counting on to help them thrive and, in some cases, simply survive is moving in the General Assembly.   Read Story »

Tags: Chuck McGrady | alcohol laws | liquor laws | ABC stores

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Edwards questions beer sales at college stadiums

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A bill that would allow beer and wine sales at college stadiums may be sailing through the Legislature, but state Sen. Chuck Edwards is not joining the toast.   Read Story »

Tags: alcohol laws | alcohol | beer