Fri., December 7, 2012 5:40pm
State Senator John Bulloch of Ochlocknee said Thursday he’s resigning following a bout with meningitis. Colleagues say he took independent positions that hewed closer to his rural constituents’ needs than the party line.
Wed., August 1, 2012 10:02am
Election results from the Georgia Secretary of State show that nearly 73 percent of voters in Cobb County approved Sunday sales in unincorporated areas of the county just northwest of Atlanta. About 75 percent of voters in Fulton County had approved the measure with most precincts reporting results.
Tue., May 22, 2012 10:30am
Douglasville's city council voted 7-0 Monday night to schedule a Sunday sales referendum for the November ballot, overriding Mayor Harvey Persons’ veto.
Mon., May 14, 2012 9:00am
Cobb County voters will decide in July whether to allow Sunday sales of alcohol. And Cobb County commissioners have decided to impose a $500 annual permit fee on liquor stores that decide to open on Sundays.
Thu., March 1, 2012 6:57pm
Voters in 39 Georgia communities will decide [Tuesday] whether to allow Sunday alcohol sales. Rome, Marietta and LaGrange are some of the municipalities voting on Sunday beer, wine and liquor sales. It's a decision already made in Savannah, where voters approved Sunday sales after state lawmakers left the matter up to local voters last year.
Wed., November 16, 2011 10:18am
Bibb County commissioners have voted informally to begin Sunday sales of alcohol.
Wed., November 9, 2011 4:38pm
The Sunday alcohol sales referendum passed in scores of cities around the state on Tuesday and now some consumers want to know what’s next. The bad news: they probably won’t find the liquor store open this Sunday.
Wed., November 9, 2011 8:27am
Voters in more than 100 Georgia cities and counties cast ballots yesterday on whether to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays. And it passed in Valdosta, Atlanta, Savannah and many other cities.
Tue., October 18, 2011 4:23pm
The early voting period started Tuesday in Georgia. More than 100 communities are voting on whether to allow retailers to sell alcohol on Sundays, in addition to selecting candidates. People on both sides of the issue are urging voters to go to the ballot box.
Wed., September 21, 2011 8:56am
The Rome City Commission has deferred until next year a vote on Sunday alcohol retail sales. The commission had planned to put the issue on the Nov. 8 ballot, but decided Monday night to hold off because there's no other reason to hold an election that day in the northwest Georgia city. A tally by the Georgia Food Industry Association finds nearly 100 cities and counties throughout the state are set to hold Sunday sales referendums during the November general election later this year.