August 2016

City fully joins in initiative to target underage drinking

By Philip Sayblack, Rocky Mount Telegram Two years ago, North Carolina ABC Chairman Jim Gardner launched a statewide initiative aimed at fighting underage drinking called Talk it Out NC. Now one city in the east can say that it is the first city in the state to fully join the program. A news conference was […]

Campaign fights underage drinking problem, one commercial at a time

By Sharieka Breeden, The Daily Reflector A campaign geared toward raising awareness about the risks and dangers of underage drinking is addressing a problem that North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman Jim Gardner said results in the death of one person each week and costs the state more than $1 billion each year. The “Talk It Out […]