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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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RALEIGH — The N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission and the company operating the state’s liquor warehouses are trying to offer a modicum of relief to local boards suffering from problems with the global supply chain.

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CHARLOTTE — Ollie Mulligan, this week from an airport somewhere in the Northeast, talked about his upcoming flight home, about returning to his native Ireland, to County Kildare. He thought aloud about the bright, rolling green fields. Of horses, and of Guinness.

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RALEIGH — A bill advancing decades’ long work to reform the state’s liquor monopoly passed in the N.C. House and heads now to the Senate.

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RALEIGH — A House committee discussion over an omnibus alcohol bill amounted to yet another debate involving people wanting to free regulations on spirituous liquor and those wanting to tighten the state’s stranglehold.

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Wednesday, 17 March 2021 12:10

OPINION: Liquor business should be private

North Carolina governments shouldn’t be in the liquor business. Two recent stories illustrate this story well.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission voted unanimously last week to recommend the state award a 10-year contract for warehouse services to LB&B Associates, the target of an audit in 2018 that has over the previous years cost the state about $13.5 million.

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RALEIGH — Spirits tastings in N.C. ABC stores have gone on without complaint or problem since September, when lawmakers amended state rules governing liquor.

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Wednesday, 31 July 2019 19:11

Governor signs major distillery bill in Durham

RALEIGH — Senate Bill 290, originally filed as the Distillery Regulatory Reform Bill, will soon become law.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Chuck McGrady, R-Henderson, won’t seek re-election when his term expires next year, but he’s far from finished.

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