Tags: alcohol

“Mimosa Mandate” Could Extend Sunday Alcohol Sales

Sunday alcohol service could be extended if a proposed bill in the Georgia Senate becomes law. The bill would expand the hours restaurants can serve alcohol on Sunday mornings. State Senator Renee Unterman sponsored the bill she nicknamed the “Mimosa Mandate.” Unterman and local businesses say it’s a matter of fairness. State-owned businesses are allowed…

Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance Consequences

The Athens Anti Discrimination Ordinance was passed on Tuesday by commissioners, and here are some provisions. Listed below are what bars could face if they are found to be discriminating against citizens by the Athens-Clarke County Attorney: A maximum civil fine of up to $1000.00 Subject to license of suspension Revocation of license Probation The…

Oconee County May Allow Sunday Alcohol Sales

Staying close to home on Sundays while enjoying an alcoholic beverage might be easier for Oconee County residents after Nov. 8. On the ballot, there will be two ordinances allowing for the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays. The first ordinance gives residents the option of allowing restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages on Sundays while the…

Five Things You Need To Know: October 29, 2014

Athens, GA – What does it take to be the one person that makes sure the voting process is fair and accurate? Reporter Michael Foo talks with Athens-Clarke County Supervisor of Elections Gail Schrader to see how ACC will make sure each vote is counted accurately in the early voting and November 4th election.   Athens, GA – The ACC police…