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County drugstore fined for price-scanner errors

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By Staff Report

A Brunswick County drugstore is among five in the state from which the state collected fines in the first quarter of the year because of excessive price-scanner errors.

Walgreens No. 2530 at 5098 Southport-Supply Road in Southport paid $660 in civil penalties, according to a news release from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Standards Division.

An initial inspection in November found an error rate of 10 percent, based on five overcharges in a 50-item lot.


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