Mon., January 7, 2013 5:11pm
Savannah is re-writing its alcoholic beverage ordinances. The city already has some of the most liberal liquor laws in the nation. But the rules don't address some more novel uses alcohol. Beekeeper Ted Dennard wants to stock his stores with mead, the ancient honey-made drink, and offer people samples.
Mon., September 24, 2012 9:02am
An indoor shooting range planned for Powder Springs is going to serve alcohol. The Powder Springs City Council has approved an alcohol license for the Governors Gun Club.
Wed., August 1, 2012 7:29am
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.
Thu., December 15, 2011 6:36pm
Savannah retailers will be allowed to sell alcohol this Sunday. City Council members approved changes to the city's alcohol ordinance.
Wed., July 6, 2011 3:45pm
A Georgia Supreme Court ruling this week likely won’t have much impact on the state’s convenience stores. The court said a convenience store can be sued if it sells alcohol to an intoxicated customer who then injures or kills others. But the Georgia Association of Convenience Stores has always warned its members not to sell to an underage or intoxicated customer, according to its president, Jim Tudor.
Tue., May 3, 2011 3:53pm
Two more Georgia communities are set to put Sunday alcholol sales before voters. Governor Nathan Deal has signed a bill allowing communities to let local voters decide whether stores can sell alcohol on Sunday.
Thu., March 17, 2011 8:05am
The Senate passed numerous bills on Wednesday including a bill that will let communities legalize Sunday alcohol sales.
Mon., February 7, 2011 8:52am
State lawmakers will gather for Day-11 of the General Assembly Monday at the Capitol. Last week’s activity under the Gold Dome included the move of legislation for Sunday alcohol sales, and a bill to shorten the early voting period for all elections.
Tue., January 25, 2011 9:11am
A bill introduced on Monday could allow Sunday alcohol sales to go before voters. Lawmakers also proposed a bill to expand school vouchers to military families.
Wed., October 27, 2010 7:49am
The Georgia Christian Coalition won't issue a voter guide in this year's election saying both major-party candidates in the race for governor oppose issues important to the group.