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Welcome to the Wake County ABC Board.

 

NOTE IN REFERENCE TO THE RECENT REPORT FROM THE NORTH CAROLINA AUDITOR INVOLVING THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA ABC COMMISSION

Many people have asked us at Wake County ABC what our opinion is on the recent report from the NC State Auditor about the NC ABC Commission.  The Audit involves a contract between the State (not Wake County) and a private company.  The State contract in question provides logistics for delivery of inventory across the entire state.  Wake County ABC  and other local ABC Boards have NO involvement with that contract.  We here with Wake County ABC continually strives to generate revenue for public health objectives.  Every year we appropriate profits back to Wake County, all Wake County municipalities, and various non-profit agencies that support drug/alcohol educations and treatment programs as well as the State General Fund.  The Wake County ABC system is totally receipt supported and no General Funds (i.e. tax dollars) are use to support the ABC system.  Liquor sales total over $1 billion statewide and $130 million of that is from Wake County.  Bottom line…Wake County ABC is operated efficiently and effectively for the citizens of Wake County.  We appreciate your business and will continue to be good stewards of the revenues we are entrusted with.

The Wake County Board of Alcoholic Control strives to make alcoholic beverages available for consumption, while protecting both the consumer and the general public, to optimize profitability, and to distribute funds benefiting the community and local governments.

The Wake County Board of Alcoholic Control wants to consistently provide good customer service in a pleasant shopping environment.

The Wake County Board of Alcoholic Control is a local political subdivision of the State that operates as a separate entity overseen by a Board of five members.

Wake County Alcohol Beverage Control

Willie Rowe – Chairman ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
Ricky Wright – Vice Chairman Joel Keith – General Manager
Lucius Jones – Board Member Ike Wheeler – Assistant General Manager
Ken Kirby – Board Member Bryan Hicks – Assistant General Manager
Betty Whitaker – Board Member Kevin Lawrence – Law Enforcement Chief