Mecklenburg County ABC Board Announces Stores Openings

Two ABC Spirits stores open in November for retail and mixed beverage business

CHARLOTTE — The Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board announced
that Store #14 in Plaza Midwood will reopen to retail customers on Nov. 5, 2022. Store #31 on
East Independence Boulevard will open for mixed beverage business only.

“Serving our customers is a priority for the Mecklenburg County ABC Board. We welcome our
retail customers back to the Central Avenue store, and look forward to continuing to improve the
Board’s service to our on premise customers,” said Keva Walton, Chief Executive Officer of the
Mecklenburg County ABC Board.

Store #14 previously closed to retail customers to efficiently manage consumer flow due to
parking limitations because of construction in the shopping area. Retail shopping hours are
Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Parking is located at 1332 Central Ave.,
Charlotte, NC 28205 with additional parking found behind the store.

Store #31 will only serve mixed beverage customers and is located at 7212 East Independence
Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28227. This includes bar, restaurant and hospitality customers to provide
additional support to their businesses. The closest retail location is Store #8 located at 4047
Connection Point Blvd.

The mission of the Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board is to manage
the sale of distilled spirits by promoting excellence in customer service, fiscal responsibility,
operational effectiveness, compliance with laws that govern the sale and use of alcoholic
beverages and creating community partnerships to improve public health and safety. A
self-sustaining entity, the Mecklenburg County ABC Board is not a government organization - it
is a stand-alone organization formed by state law, independent of the county or city and its
operations are completely funded by customer purchases and store profits. For more
information, please visit

For more information, please contact:
Julia Paul