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Monday, 31 August 2020 19:33

Cooper extends North Carolina booze curfew

ROCKINGHAM — On the day a month-long curfew on alcohol sales was set to expire, Gov. Roy Cooper extended it for another month.

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ROCKINGHAM ― A five-month streak with no live music performances in Richmond County will come to an end this week.

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RALEIGH — A N.C. Business Court judge is working through several cases against Gov. Roy Cooper from business owners seeking to reopen.

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Friday, 26 June 2020 18:21

N.C. bars will remain closed, judge rules

RALEIGH — Bars in North Carolina will remain closed, a judge ruled Friday, June 26.

The N.C. Bar and Tavern Association filed a lawsuit June 4 on behalf of 185 business owners after Gov. Roy Cooper shut them down March 17 because of worries over COVID-19. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. House failed to override a veto on a bill to reopen gyms and bars Wednesday, June 24, sealing the fate of hundreds of businesses around the state.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill opening gyms and bars. 

Cooper waited until the legislature adjourned for the weekend before acting on the measure, which strikes yet another blow against businesses struggling to survive amid a pandemic and ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd.

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RALEIGH — Just off North Carolina’s Highway 55 sits a tiny biker bar near the line of Wake and Harnett counties. As you’re passing by, you’ll see a sign out front. 

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RALEIGH — A bill reopening gyms and bars and expanding seating in restaurants has cleared the General Assembly.

Again.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate plans to vote Tuesday, June 9, on legislation that would reopen gyms, bars, and expand in-person dining at restaurants. Sen. Rick Gunn, R-Alamance, tweaked existing and vetoed legislation so that Gov. Roy Cooper would sign it.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper late in the afternoon of Friday, June 5, vetoed a bill that would have reopened private bars and clubs, as well as expanded outdoor seating in restaurants and brewpubs.

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