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Adult Store Won't Open in Tarboro

Posted March 20, 2008

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— Bowing to community pressure, a businessman abandoned plans to open an adult bookstore in downtown Tarboro.

Majestic Adult Center, an adult book and video store, had been slated to take over the old Majestic Theatre, at 214 Main St.

Complaints from local residents prompted the City Council to begin drafting a zoning ordinance that would prohibit adult establishments within 1,000 feet of day cares, schools, parks, churches and residential areas.

Majestic owner Ronnie Wiggins has decided against opening the store, citing the local opposition.

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  • LuvLivingInCary Mar 20, 2008

    they are welcome to build it here in cary.

  • smcallah Mar 20, 2008

    lemonchar: That reminds me of a place on Fayetteville Rd in Durham, Computer Pro's.

    Computer Pro is what??! Why won't they tell us!?

  • oldcmag Mar 20, 2008

    just goto the mall and gointo spencers all you need is there

  • lemonchar Mar 20, 2008

    shame about all the "toy's" we won't be able to buy. learn to punctuate your signs, people!

  • Fuquay Resident Mar 20, 2008

    Darn it, I was planning on becomming a regular customer. Most of the adult stores in Raleigh are worn out.

  • treasure Mar 20, 2008

    Great!

  • garnertoy Mar 20, 2008

    dang