Dollar General Hopes to Sell Beer in Arkansas

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Dollar General Hopes to Sell Beer in Arkansas


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas' Alcoholic Control Board (ABC) is expected to vote today on whether Dollar General stores throughout the state can sell beer. Eighty-two locations have applied for permits, ABC officials said.

Being granted a beer license is not simple. If an objection for a permit has been filed for a particular location, the permit is often denied and an appeal hearing is set for a later date, The Baxter Bulletin reported. However, Walgreens and Walmart received similar approvals in 2010 and 2009, respectively.

Dollar General's beer license request is part of a national plan. As CSNews Online reported back on