Friday, February 10, 2017

Cabarrus Voters Outlaw Sale of Alcoholic Beverages, 1949

“Cabarrus Outlaws Sale of Beverages,” from the Feb. 22, 1949 issue of the Robesonian, Lumberton, N.C.

Concord, Feb. 22—(AP)—Cabarrus county has joined the parade of bone dry counties.

Voters in a special election yesterday outlawed the sale of wine and beer by a 2 to 1 majority. The county has prohibited the sale of whiskey for years.

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