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 […]

Jim Gardner Targets Underage Drinking

By Rob Christensen, News and Observer Jim Gardner has played an astonishing number of roles in North Carolina’s civic, political and business life. He has been a congressman, lieutenant governor, three-time candidate for governor, state Republican Party chairman, co-founder of Hardee’s, founder of Gardner’s Barbecue, owner of the Carolina Cougars basketball team and commissioner of […]