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Virginia ABC Store in Marshall Will Close Friday for Remodeling, Expansion

September 20, 2017 – Marshall ABC Store Expands

Virginia ABC Stores Open Until 6 p.m. on Labor Day

August 31, 2017 – ABC Stores will remain open until 6:00 PM on September 4, in observance of Labor Day.

Newest Virginia ABC Store to Carry Entire Inventory

August 28, 2017 – The public are invited to the grand opening on Thursday, August 31 at 12 p.m.

Virginia ABC Hosting a Record Number of In-Store Tastings in September

August 28, 2017 – For National Bourbon Heritage Month and Virginia Spirits Month, Virginia ABC will host 683 in-store tasting events.

Remodeling of Virginia ABC Store near Wintergreen Will Expand Shelf Space for More Product Offerings

August 15, 2017 – The project, which is expected to take three weeks, will temporarily close the store from August 16 to September 6.

Powhatan ABC Store Expands

August 10, 2017 – The location, which is at 1800 South Creek One, is closed through late September for remodeling that will double the retail space.

Virginia ABC Opens Fifth Store in Suffolk

July 26, 2017 – The public is invited to the grand opening celebration at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 3.

Alexandria Store Closes for Remodeling

July 20, 2017 – The 2,400-square-foot location will be closed from Saturday, July 22, to Monday, August 7, for an extensive remodeling.

Virginia ABC COO Travis Hill Elected to National Conference of State Liquor Administrators Committee

July 19, 2017 – Hill will serve for one year as vice chairman of the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators Committee's Northern region.

Deputy Secretary of Education Nathalie Molliet-Ribet Kicks Off Virginia ABC’s Youth Leadership and Alcohol Prevention Program

July 13, 2017 – The Deputy Secretary will deliver a message about the importance of the YADAPP program and safe, healthy school environments.


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When shortening the name, please use “Virginia ABC” or “ABC.”
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