[UPDATE] Georgia Girls Offered a 2nd Chance To Sell Lemonade.

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UPDATE Sunday, July 31 9:00AM

MIDWAY, Ga. (AP) -- Three Georgia girls whose lemonade stand got
a sour reception by their hometown police are reopening their summer business on Jekyll Island.

The Jekyll Island Authority invited the girls from Midway -- 14-year-old Kasity Dixon, 12-year-old Tiffany Cassin and 10-year-old Skylar Roberts -- to sell their lemonade at Summer Waves Water Park at the island state park. Island officials said the girls planned to be there Sunday.

The offer came after Midway police forced the girls to shut down their lemonade stand earlier this month. Police said the girls needed a business license, a peddler's permit and a food permit to sell drinks, even in their own yard.

Jekyll Island staff not only invited the girls, but built them a new lemonade stand.
Midway, GA - Police in Georgia have shut down a lemonade
stand run by three girls trying to save up for a trip to a water
park, saying they didn't have a business license or the required

Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar says police also didn't
know how the lemonade was made, who made it or what was in it.

The girls had been operating the stand when Morningstar and
another officer cruised by.

The girls needed various permits, and a business license would
have cost $50 a day.

One girl, 14-year-old Casity Dixon, says the three had to listen
to police and shut down.

The girls are now doing chores and yard work to make money.

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