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Citations issued to 7 businesses

Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

HUNTINGTON -- Salesclerks at seven local businesses were issued citations for selling alcohol to minors during a recent underage alcohol compliance check in Cabell County.

The compliance check was conducted by the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration in conjunction with the West Virginia State Police, Huntington Police Department and Cabell County Sheriff's Office earlier this month. Funding for the initiative was provided by The Governor's Highway Safety Program.

Underage operatives were sent to 34 local businesses to determine whether they could buy alcohol.

The seven establishments in non-compliance were:

Go Mart No. 046, 1006 Washington St. West, Huntington; Kroger No. 782, 19 7th Ave., Huntington; Southside Marathon, 1002 9th Ave., Huntington; Clark's Pump N' Shop, 1587 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington; Par Mar Store No. 36, 2207 8th Ave., Huntington; Applebee's Bar & Grill, Third Avenue, Huntington; and Jake's, 1436 4th Ave., Huntington.

The establishments in compliance were:

Rite Aid No. 3423, 527 31st St., Huntington; CVS Pharmacy No. 4425, 447 W. Washington Ave., Huntington; Speedway No. 9772, 826 8th St., Huntington; Rite Aid No. 950, 1138 Hal Greer Blvd., Huntington; Go Mart No. 070, 1403 16th St., Huntington; One Stop No. 501, 501 8th St., Huntington; 7-Eleven No. 35941H, 1434 3rd Ave., Huntington; 7-Eleven No. 35909H, 1901 5th Ave., Huntington; Speedway No. 9765, 1562 Madison Ave., Huntington; Sheetz No. 427, 432 18th Street West, Huntington; Big K Mart, 5636 U.S. 60 East, Huntington; Speedway No. 9259, 4359 U.S. 60 East, Huntington; Go Mart No. 59, 4885 U.S. 60 East, Huntington; Speedway No. 9926, 5702 East Pea Ridge Road, Huntington.

Also, Little General Store No. 5075, 5877 Davis Creek Road, Barboursville; Wal-Mart Supercenter No. 5296, 25 Nichols Drive, Barboursville; Kroger No. 788, 6360 U.S. 60, Barboursville; 7-Eleven No. 35913H, 6417 U.S. 60 East, Barboursville; Sheetz No. 419, 4 Mall Road, Barboursville; King Cut Rate Tobacco's No. 004, 3456 U.S. 60, Barboursville; Little General Store No. 5000, 2634 U.S. 60 Fudges Creek Road, Ona; One Stop No. 532, I-64 & W.Va. 13, Milton; Go Mart No. 55, 323 Summers Addition, Milton; Rich Oil No. 3964, 1069 U.S. 60, Milton; Sheetz No. 424, 1304 John Creek Road, Milton; Hot Corner, 335 14th St., Huntington; and Pulse, 4th Avenue, Huntington.