Our Place in Whiteville goes smoke-free

Posted by Debra Worley - email

WHITEVILLE, NC (WECT) - One of Whiteville's most popular restaurants is now smoke-free.

The owners of Our Place decided to beat the statewide smoking ban that will go into effect at the beginning of 2010.

Workers said the smokeless environment will allow them to renovate the restaurant.  So far they say nobody seems to mind.

Owners said they are keeping a large ashtray behind the building that customers are welcome to use.

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