Alcohol sales in Alexander county
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american

Wilson, NC

#21 Jan 7, 2012
You can have a drink with dinner without getting drunk.Responable drinkers are taking their dollars to other counties and this cost Alexander county jobs.
dont make no sense

Lenoir, NC

#22 May 1, 2012
After working in a convience store here in the county, I never had no idea so many people drink beer in alexander county... The one thing I don't understand is the Sunday Sales.. you cannot buy beer here in Alexander co BUT you can cross Oxford Dam(not 8 miles down the road) and buy beer!! You cannot play poker video games on Sunday but you can buy a Lottery Ticket.. what sense is this??? I feel people are going to buy beer on Sunday no matter what the town thinks.. and why give Hickory all the revenues from it!!!
guess

Taylorsville, NC

#23 Sep 3, 2012
well i know one thing Taylorsville would really grow if it were not a dry county. then everyone would not have to drive to other counties to spend there money.
Thirsty

Fayetteville, NC

#25 Nov 22, 2012
Yes , finally some progressive leadership that will allow the citizens to vote for beer to go along with their food. Get out the vote lets make this happen
Thirsty

Fayetteville, NC

#26 Nov 22, 2012
Yes finally some progressive leadership that will allow citizens to vote on having a beer with their food. Vote early ,vote often, get out the vote and lets make this happen.

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#27 Nov 22, 2012
Voting 'yes' eventhough I don't even drink. I hope the Neanderthal Age ends in this county.
bud

Taylorsville, NC

#28 Nov 28, 2012
This time it will pass, the old guard is gone ,voters will allow it and Alexander County will be better and richer for it.

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#29 Dec 2, 2012
bud wrote:
This time it will pass, the old guard is gone ,voters will allow it and Alexander County will be better and richer for it.
Don't bet on it. The Baptists ministers still have a strong hold and influence on their ignorant members in the area of voting. Isn't it strange how Republicans preach capitalism and free enterprise and then go on to defeat it at the polls? It will be a hard fight to retaliate against the false propaganda that they wage.
Bubbba

Fayetteville, NC

#30 Feb 22, 2013
Those against the upcoming alcohol vote will not stop anyone in the county from drinking, they will try to stop much needed tax dollars from staying in the county. If they are truly sincere about stopping their preceived evils of alcohol they would be lobbying to prevent sales in neighboring counties as well, otherwise they come across as hypocrites
Statesville

Taylorsville, NC

#31 Mar 20, 2013
Thank you voters for continuing the flow of dollars to Statesville
lmao

Sherrills Ford, NC

#32 Mar 21, 2013
The voting was a joke. When you have preachers preaching on it the Sunday before what do you think gonna happen. Come on people think for your damn self...hell your preacher probably goes to any restraunt or Abc store in hickory to get a drink.
jeremy

Atlanta, GA

#33 Apr 1, 2013
i get a drink any dam time i want. no body is going to tell me different. i live in Taylorsville and i will continue to drink. you people can be scared all you want about the voters who are against it. the voting is a waste of time.
Citizen

Sherrills Ford, NC

#34 Jul 24, 2013
Dumbass church people!
tea party

Vass, NC

#35 Jul 27, 2013
big tax increases are on the way
Preachers love high taxes

Hillsborough, NC

#36 May 24, 2014
As predicted the fine folks of Alexander County are getting a HUGE increase in property taxes because local preachers promoted the flow of tax dollars to neighboring counties. Passing this law would not have forced non drinkers to buy beer in Vashti or drink a glass of wine at a local diner. Failure to pass this law is forcing non drinkers to pay HIGHER taxes and these higher taxes will certainly scare business people and developers from investing in ALexander Co.
Hooray for beer

Taylorsville, NC

#37 May 28, 2015
McLindons restraurant at Brushy Mtn. Golf Club , great food, cold beer, wine drinks, they have discovered a way to service the wants of the community despite the attempts of the preachers to take away your right to choose what you want to drink.

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