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DTH Photo Illustration. A vendor sells two alcoholic beverages to a customer during a UNC football game at Kenan Stadium on Sept. 18, 2021. 

New state law modifies NC alcohol laws, ABC store policies

House Bill 890 allows online orders at ABC stores and the purchase of a second alcoholic beverage at college sporting events.  It also makes revisions to winery and distillery laws, allows ABC stores to sell refrigerated beverages and no longer requires the town of Cary to issue its own liquor licenses. The bill also establishes the North Carolina Spirituous Liquor Advisory Council. The council will be in charge of helping grow and develop the liquor industry in the state.

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Rolanda Hedgepeth, Faith Hedgepeth's sister, comforts her mother, Connie Hedgepeth, at a press conference Thursday. At the press conference, Chapel Hill police announced that an arrest has been made in the investigation of Faith Hedgepeth's murder in 2012.

Nine years later, suspect arrested in murder of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth

At the time of her death, Faith Hedgepeth was a junior at UNC and had dreams of becoming a pediatrician. Hedgepeth, a member of the Haliwa-Saponi tribe, was an active member of the Carolina Indian Circle and volunteered at the American Indian Center. Miguel Enrique Salguero-Olivares, whose relationship to Hedgepeth is unclear, was charged with first-degree murder in the Hedgepeth investigation, said Assistant Chief of Police Celisa Lehew, the lead investigator in the case. No further details about the case were revealed during Thursday’s press conference, and the homicide investigation remains active and ongoing.

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