A moonshine distillery in Dawsonville City Hall has obtained the final approval it needs to offer samples of legal moonshine to visitors. Proprietor Cheryl Wood said she received notice from the state licensing board that tastings can now be offered, a first for Georgia.
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.