Posts Tagged ‘dry county’

Governor vetoes bill allowing transport of liquor through dry counties

by Associated Press Published: April 16,2013

Tags: alcohol, bill, drinking, dry county, elgislative, exercutive, governor, legislation, liquor, state government, transport, veto

JACKSON — Gov. Phil Bryant has vetoed a bill that would have allowed Mississippians to transport a limited amount of unopened alcohol through dry counties. Senate Bill 2526 was passed during the waning days of the 2013 session. The bill would let a person buy the liquor in a wet county and drive through dry […] [...]

Oxford debates Sunday alcohol sales

by Associated Press Published: November 1,2010

Tags: dry county, Oxford, Sunday alcohol sales

OXFORD — There’s been a lot of talk about liquor on Oxford’s downtown square as this Mississippi college town considers Sunday alcohol sales. Some see it as a transgression of the Lord’s Day; others a time to put religious reservations aside. A growing list of cities and counties in the Bible Belt and beyond have […] [...]

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