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North Carolina’s obsolete alcohol sales bureaucracy was dealt tandem blows this month as its chairman resigned in frustration and a federal judge scrutinized its censorship under a First Amendment microscope.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Senate has passed House Bill 890, an all-encompassing measure that could help distillers succeed in a crowded and burgeoning industry.

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ROCKINGHAM — With many COVID-related restrictions being lifted, the county’s annual craft beer and chicken wing festival is on for 2021.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Craft Brewers Guild is among those, including Carolina Journal, seeking clarification from Gov. Roy Cooper about the fate of breweries, wineries, and distilleries.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce staff was busy Friday prepping for the fifth annual Hoptoberfest on Saturday.

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ROCKINGHAM — One of the county’s largest fall events is switching venues.

The Richmond County Chamber of Commerce moved the location for the fifth annual Hoptoberfest, which was originally scheduled to be held at The Rock-Speedway and Entertainment Complex, across the street to Rockingham Dragway.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 389, which would open the way for universities to sell beer and wine at college sporting events, is awaiting a signature from the governor.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 389 could soon become law.

The Senate/Higher Education Committee on Wednesday, June 5, approved the bill, introduced in the Senate as S.B. 296. It passed the House, 88-24, April 16.

The bill heads to the Senate Commerce Committee.

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RALEIGH — A bill filed Tuesday, April 2, in the N.C. House would dramatically revamp how the state governs liquor sales and distribution, including a provision allowing for Sunday sales.

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RALEIGH — A bill in the N.C. House would authorize public colleges and universities to allow the sale of alcohol at stadiums, athletic facilities, and arenas located on school property.

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