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Former ABC administrator's trial to move out of Wilmington

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Former New Hanover County Alcoholic Beverage Control Administrator Billy Williams will not go on trial in New Hanover County. Instead, his trial is moving to Onslow County, as long as some administrative hurdles can be cleared. Full story...
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Pantano returns donation from indicted former New Hanover Co. ABC Administrator

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"Today, I discovered a contribution from William "Billy" Ray Williams among our 14,000 individual contributions in 2010. In advance of any legal conclusions and without accusation or provocation, we have returned Mr. Williams' contribution." Full story...
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Former ABC administrator Williams indicted

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videoFor the last several months, state and federal investigators have been investigating the New Hanover County ABC Board, including the activities of its former administrator Billy Williams. Full story...
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Wilmington contractor pleads guilty in deal with former ABC administrator

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According to the Criminal Information, Lee Cowper outbid other contractors for the construction of four ABC stores in the New Hanover County area. In June, 2006, COWPER entered into an oral agreement with the New Hanover County ABC administrator to build a detached two-story garage on the administrator’s residential property for $100,000. Construction was completed on the garage on October 2, 2006. COWPER received two separate payments of $40,000 and $60,000 from the administrator. However, the total cost to COWPER for the garage was $143,148. Full story...
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State ABC aware probes focus on New Hanover board

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The state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission on Tuesday acknowledged that the liquor board in New Hanover County is the focus of state and federal investigations - reports WRAL.com. Full story...
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Wilmington to implement committee to regulate downtown bars

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video It's easy to point the finger as to why downtown Wilmington has such a bad reputation, but there's no denying there's a problem. As the Wilmington Police Department tries to reduce violence surrounding the late night bar scene the Wilmington City Council is taking it's own steps. Full story...
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Bill to expand New Hanover ABC board moves on

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The bill, sponsored by Julia Boseman, would add two members to the board for a total of five. It would then take three to approve any action. Full story...
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JUST IN: NHC Commissioners name three to ABC board

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New Hanover County Commissioners named three new people to sit on the county ABC Board today. They include David Matthews, John Lyon and Thomas Wolfe. Full story...
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Bar owners head to Raleigh to talk policing and ABC policies

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Local bar owners are headed to Raleigh to address downtown safety and the local Alchoholic Beverage Control board's responsibility to enforce laws that prohibit over-serving Full story...
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New ABC Chief Executive hired

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The New Hanover County Alcohol Beverage Control Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Sykes to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Sykes will begin his duties effective April 1, 2010. Full story...
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