TV news video report at this link.
FORT SMITH, Ark. -- Several Dollar General stores in the Fort Smith and Fayetteville areas have been granted permits to sell beer, officials said Thursday.
The panel gave the nod to five stores each in Fort Smith, Little Rock and Pine Bluff, four each in Harrison and Paragould, and three in Fayetteville.Other stores that received approval are in Altus, Augusta, Brinkley, Bull Shoals, Cherry Valley, Eudora, Flippin, Hughes, Lake Village, Maumelle, Mountain Home, Newport, Ozark, Paris, Redfield, Sherwood, Stuttgart, Tuckerman, West Memphis and Wrightsville.Applications were denied in communities where there was local opposition, though those rulings can be appealed.
27 September 2011
Beer at the Dollar General?
Oh, lawsie, lawsie, lawsie, there are so many different ways one could go with this, from confirming all the lovely stereotypes about Arkansas to "what kind of beer can they sell for a dollar?":