City of Thomasville Says Residents Must 'Demand' Alcohol Change

By: Caroline Gonzmart Email
By: Caroline Gonzmart Email

The city of Thomasville issued a statement today (5/20) regarding newly-passed State Bill 10, which allows for the sale of alcohol on Sundays in Georgia.

City officials say, "With the Governor's signing of SB 10, a referendum is necessary for the sale of alcohol to be permitted on Sundays. It is up to the citizens of Thomasville to demand an opportunity to vote for this change and would require the City Council to pass an ordinance for a referendum to be called."

Under the new legislation, counties have the power to decide whether or not they implement the new law , or even place it on the ballot to begin with.

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  • by ga. boy Location: tville on May 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM
    for years folks have been driving to Tall. or somewhere in Fl. to buy booze. so whats the beef ....put on the ballot let the voters decide, lest we forget....and we will not forget to vote these idiots out come Nov. better call jane.......
  • by Jane on May 21, 2011 at 12:27 PM
    Another example of politicians abusing their power by claiming to know what is best for "we the people." Vote the losers out of office.
  • by TallyMa Location: Tally on May 20, 2011 at 05:07 PM
    Officials in the city of Thomasville say the community will have to show a strong 'demand' if they want to see a Sunday Alcohol Sales referendum on November's 2011 ballot. So let me get this straight, the whole town has to walk around drunk out of their minds before you will pass the law? The city officials must be drunk already. Wow! What idiots.
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