Operating Statesville's Liquor Stores Since 1973


Store Hours

Monday through Thursday

10am  - 8pm


10am - 9pm


10am - 9pm



Each year, as required by North Carolina law, the ABC Board in Statesville distributes a minimum of 7% of its remaining gross receipts (after other designated distributions) for the treatment of alcoholism or substance abuse, or for research or education on alcohol or substance abuse.

The Statesville ABC Board is soliciting proposals for funding from organizations in the community that meet the criteria above. The exact amount of the funds to be distributed will not be determined until the annual audit is completed. Please download and complete the application below and submit before the deadline of July 15, 2020.

request for alcohol education grants 2020 (pdf)


Liquor Buyback From LBD Permittees

We are now buying back liquor purchased since January 1, 2020 from our LBD permittees.  There are very specific guidelines for this buyback.  Details, instructions and application are available by clicking below:

Statesville ABC Board LBD Buyback Policy 4-3-20 (pdf)


Board Meetings

The next meeting of the Statesville ABC Board  will be Tuesday June 16th.  This is one week earlier due to a schedule conflict.  The meeting will be held in the board room at our downtown store at 11:00am.


2019 Profit Distributions


ABC Boards in the State of North Carolina, after paying taxes and expenses, share their profits with their local community.  In the 2018-19 fiscal year, the Statesville ABC Board made the following distributions:

· State of North Carolina (taxes) $1,915,660

· North Carolina Department of Health $5,943

· Iredell County (taxes) $20,994

· City of Statesville $229,502

· Iredell-Statesville Schools  $103,370

· Mitchell Community College  $103,370

· Iredell Museums $41,347

2019 Alcohol Education Grants

· Fifth Street Ministries  $15,000

· Piedmont Mediation Center  $12,000

· Boys & Girls Club  $10,000

· Iredell County Emergency Medical   Services  $10,000

· Aftershock Youth Empowerment $5,000

· Stop Child Abuse Now of Iredell County $4,000 

· Boy Scouts $2,500

Local Law Enforcement

· City of Statesville Police Department $16,865

$546,954 of the total was distributed and stayed in the Statesville community

Total Local Distributions Since 1973 Have Been $13,340,431


The goal of the Statesville ABC Board is to promote responsible alcohol sales through control, to provide the highest level of service to our customers, and to generate revenue for our local community.  Since 1973, the Statesville ABC Board has returned over 12.7 million dollars in profits to local community organizations.​

Administrative Team

Board Members

Board Members

Tip Nicholson, General Manager

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Paulette Inscoe, Assistant General Manager

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 Gerald Peacock, Finance Officer

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Bryan Starrette, Assistant Operations and Liquor by the Drink Manager



Board Members

Board Members

Board Members

Ron Matthews, Chairperson

David Pope

Michelle Rokes

Downtown Statesville Liquor Store

Closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Statesville ABC Board Store #1

311 South Center Street, Statesville, North Carolina 28677

(704) 873-5078


Open today

10:00 am – 07:00 pm

Garner Bagnal Blvd. Liquor Store

Closed on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Statesville ABC Board Store #2

1312 East Garner Bagnal Boulevard, Statesville, North Carolina 28677

(704) 873-8402


Open today

10:00 am – 08:00 pm