Georgia’s age-old, all-out ban on buying beer, wine and liquor at shops on Sunday has met its end.
Early poll results had voters in most of the 51 metro Atlanta jurisdictions giving a resounding yes Tuesday to seven days of package sales in referendums, continuing the slow dissolution of a blue law dating to the late 1800s, one of the last restraints on Sunday consumption.
But at least one city said no — Palmetto in south Fulton.
Clayton County’s Forest Park initially reported a defeat of Sunday sales, but it turns out voting machines malfunctioned and the measure actually passed, according to a news release from Elections Superintendent David Painter.
Forest Park Mayor Corine Deyton said she voted no.Continue Reading on www.ajc.com