Posts Tagged ‘liquor’

Public hearing called to mull community’s new liquor law

by Associated Press Published: April 4,2013

Tags: alcohol, city government, drinking, liquor, municipal, municipality, ordinance, public hearing

NEW ALBANY — New Albany residents will get a look at the city’s new liquor ordinance at a public hearing on May 7. Local voters approved the sale of liquor and wine on March 19. The board of aldermen was to adopt an ordinance setting parameters not addressed directly by state law. Mayor Tom Kent […] [...]

Residents to vote on liquor sales during general election

by Associated Press Published: April 1,2013

Tags: alcohol, city, drinking, election, liquor, municipal, municipality, referendum, sales, vote, voter, Voting

PHILADELPHIA — A citywide referendum on liquor sales will appear on the June 4 general election ballot in Philadelphia. The Neshoba Democrat reports the board of aldermen set the date after being presented with a petition with 1,014 names certified in the city clerk’s office. State law allows county seats and towns of more than […] [...]

Voters say yes to in-city liquor/wine sales

by Associated Press Published: March 21,2013

Tags: alcohol, drinking, elections, liquor, poll, referendum, sales, vote, voter, Voting, wine

NEW ALBANY — Voters have approved the sale of liquor and wine within the New Albany city limits. Complete but unofficial returns show 57 percent of those voting approved the sale of liquor in Tuesday’s special election. State law allows county seats and towns of more than 5,000 people to vote separately from their surrounding […] [...]

Regulators give nod to new liquor store hours

by Associated Press Published: March 6,2013

Tags: alcohol, city government, liqour store, liquor, package store, state agency

CORINTH — Corinth’s request for two changes in the hours for the local sale of liquor has been approved by Mississippi regulators. The Daily Corinthian reports the Alcoholic Beverage Control agency recently approved package stores to have hours of 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, rather than the state regulation of 10 a.m. […] [...]

City officials targeting BYOB nightclubs

by Associated Press Published: February 18,2013

Tags: alcohol, drinking, entertainment, license, liquor, nightclubs, nightlife, public safety, regulation, secutty, shooting

TUPELO — Officials say eliminating “bring your own bottle” nightclubs could help control littering, public intoxication, disorderly conduct and assaults in Tupelo. The proposal would require a city beer permit or a state alcohol permit for establishments that serve alcohol and provide entertainment, The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported. “For me, it’s safety,” said Tupelo […] [...]

City leaders set election date for liqour/wine vote

NEW ALBANY — New Albany aldermen have voted to set an election for March 19 to decide whether liquor and wines of more than five percent alcohol by weight can be sold inside the city limits. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Mississippi law requires the board to hold an election if a group presents […] [...]

Voters overwhelmingly say yes to in-city liquor sales

by Associated Press Published: January 31,2013

Tags: alcohol, booze, city, drinking, election, liquor, municipal, municipality, poll, sales, vote, voter, Voting

SENATOBIA — Voters have approved a proposal to legalize the sale of liquor inside Senatobia’s limits. Complete but unofficial results show the issue passed in Tuesday’s special election by a three-to-one margin. A new state law allows city-only votes on liquor. Previously, all liquor votes in Mississippi have been county-wide, even though liquor and wine […] [...]

Aldermen approve ordinance governing new liquor law

by Associated Press Published: January 3,2013

Tags: alcohol, city, government, hospitality, law, liquor, municipal, municipality, ordinance, restaurant, tourism, tourist, vacation, visitor

CORINTH — The Corinth Board of Aldermen has approved an ordinance governing the sale of liquor inside the city. Corinth voters approved the sale of alcoholic beverages in a Dec. 11 special election. The ordinance was approved yesterday. The Daily Corinthian reports the ordinance generally mirrors the regulations of the state’s Alcoholic Beverage Control division. […] [...]

One city rejects liquor, another works on newly passed law

by Associated Press Published: December 19,2012

Tags: alcohol, beer, bill, city, election, government, law, liquor, municipal, municipality, package store, poll, referendum, restaurant, spirits, vote, voter, Voting, wine

ASHLAND and CORINTH — One Northeast Mississippi city’s voters have voted down legalized liquor sales while another city’s leaders have started exploring their community’s new liquor law. Ashland voters have rejected a proposal to legalize the sale of liquor inside the city limits. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 120 voters cast ballots against the […] [...]

Voters say yes to liquor, wine sales in city

CORINTH — Voters in Corinth have decided to permit the sale of liquor and wine in the city. Beer sales already are allowed there. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported unofficial results showed 68 percent of voters approving the measure. It was the first election under a new state law that allows city-only votes on […] [...]

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