Georgia's home-grown liquor industry is getting a new player. Officials at Milledgeville-based Georgia Distilling Company say, they now have federal and local permits and soon expect their state permit to begin operation. A company official says, the state permit follows the federal and local ones, so he's planning on opening in two months.
A House panel has approved a bill that would pave the way for stores in Georgia to sell alcohol on Sundays. The House Regulated Industries Committee approved the measure Wednesday. A similar bill has already cleared a key Senate panel.