alcohol ban

a person holds up a cup of beer with a label that says it's ok to drink on the street

‘I felt so naughty’: New open carry alcohol laws boost downtowns

BY: - November 6, 2023

Holly Smith Mount wanted to be first. Smith Mount, chair of the city council in Huntington, West Virginia, was determined to see her community launch the state’s initial outdoor drinking zone — an idea made possible only after the legislature changed the state’s alcohol law earlier this year. “I will fully admit I’m very competitive,” […]

As COVID numbers show signs of stabilizing, North Carolina rolls out statewide curfew on alcohol sales

BY: - July 28, 2020

Health and Human Service Secretary Mandy Cohen offered a glimmer of good news on Tuesday: Key metrics used to measure North Carolina’s trajectory of COVID-19 cases are showing signs of leveling. “These early signs are a testament to hard work folks have been doing across the state. They show what is possible when we all […]