A Metro-rural split has opened up on the question of Sunday alcohol sales. Since Gov. Deal signed a law letting local governments put Sunday alcohol sales on ballots, a flurry of Metro Atlanta governments have committed to a vote. But more rural areas mostly haven't taken up the issue either way. The reluctance might not be all about conservative voters.
Georgia voters will be asked a question that affects tiny areas in just two counties when they go to the polls next month. It's constitutional amendment five. If passed, it'll let a handful of property owners in Chatham and Jeff Davis counties opt out of industrial zones.