make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Governor looks at privatizing liquor sales

READ MORE:

Gov. Bev Perdue wants to know if privatizing the state's liquor sales system makes sense. So the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission is hiring an outside group to estimate the value of the system

Perdue also sent a letter to legislators with recommendations based on human costs such as whether the change would lead to more liquor consumption.

North Carolina is the only state where local ABC boards sell spirits. Local boards have been scrutinized after news New Hanover County board administrator Billy Williams, who retired Friday, made more than $250,000 annually and a liquor company treated Mecklenburg County board officials to a fancy dinner.

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.

»

Reply

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.

More information about formatting options

To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
CAPTCHA
Please re-enter the code shown in the image below.