This week, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper eased several restrictions that will allow businesses like bars to open at greater capacity starting tomorrow, March 26.
According to the Greensboro News & Record, bars and sports and entertainment venues can open at 50% capacity indoors or outdoors. The 11 p.m. cutoff time for on-site alcohol consumption will be fully lifted.
Additionally, restaurants, breweries, wineries, amusement parks, gyms and bowling alleys can fully reopen outdoors and at 75% capacity indoors. Museums, aquariums, retail businesses, hair salons and the like will be able to open at 100% capacity.