December 2014

Editorial: Let’s start with youth to curb drunken driving

Winston-Salem Journal It is a sad reality that for some families, this season of joy will be marred by the tragedy of losing loved ones to drunken driving. A drunken driver is charged in the death of Nancy Gosnell of Winston-Salem, 79, who was killed in a collision while on her way home from a […]

Harrisburg Mayor Supports Campaign To Stop Underage Drinking

WSOC-TV By Erica Bryant and GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press Young people in North Carolina — particularly middle-school students — are drinking and parents need the confidence and resources to stop it, Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials said Wednesday while unveiling a website with techniques to address the problem. The governor, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and […]

Underage Drinking Could Be Bigger Problem Than Parents Think, Survey Says

WUNC Radio Almost twice as many middle and high school students compared to parents think that underage drinking is a serious issue, according to a survey commissioned by the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. “North Carolina has an underage drinking problem,” ABC Chairman Jim Gardner said on Wednesday. “What’s worse: Our state’s children think […]

State Officials Launch Underage Drinking Reduction Program

WRAL-TV Young people in North Carolina – particularly middle-school students – are drinking and parents need the confidence and resources to stop it, Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials said Wednesday while unveiling a website with techniques to address the problem. The governor, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman […]

NC ABC Commission Launches New Anti-Underage Drinking Effort

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission today officially launched a new statewide campaign targeting underage drinking in North Carolina. The new campaign, called Talk It Out, is a multi-media campaign designed to raise awareness of the issue, and to give parents the right tools for talking to kids about the dangers […]

Talk It Out NC Launches TV, Radio Ads

Today, Talk It Out NC began airing two 30-second TV advertisements and a series of radio advertisements designed to raise awareness about the problem of underage drinking, and provide parents with the tools and resources they need to talk about it with their children. Here are the two TV ads: And here are the two […]