A federal judge decided Tuesday that Jimās Gun Jobbery of Fayetteville and the Jimās store in Wilmington can keep their licenses to sell firearms. Jimās Gun Jobbery in Fayetteville and Jimās Pawn & Gun in Wilmington sometimes violated regulations requiring dealers to closely track their inventory, U.S. District Judge Malcolm J. Howard said in his ruling. But he decided the violations were unintentional and made up only a tiny percentage of the storesā sales since Jim Faircloth went into business in 1977.

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