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The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is working to renovate a York County ABC store that has been open for nearly a half-century.
The ABC store, located at 801-F Merrimac Trail, will be receiving a complete interior overhaul that will include new flooring, paint, ceiling tiles, lighting and counters.
Additionally, the layout of the store will be updated to improve traffic flow and shelving will be rearranged so the store may shelf more of its more popular distilled spirits, mixers and Virginia wines.
“The refreshed store will create a more inviting atmosphere for patrons and enrich each customer’s experience,” said Wilson Jones, director of ABC’s Retail Operations. “I think visitors will be pleasantly surprised with the changes, and will be excited for a new shopping environment in the same area.”
Renovations at the store will last through Feb. 23, meaning customers will have to shop at other ABC store locations around the Historic Triangle, including stores located on Mooretown Road, Monticello Avenue, Quarterpath Road and Richmond Road.
When the store reopens, its hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and 1 to 6 p.m. Sundays.
ABC operates 356 state liquor stores and has contributed more than $1.8 billion to Virginia’s general fund over the last five years. The agency also provides alcohol education and prevention programs.