Hamilton County Commissioners today agreed to consider a revote to ban whiskey-makers from operating in unincorporated parts of the county.
Commission Chairman Larry Henry said a vote commissioners cast in June on the matter was a bit premature. The vote was made before the so-called whiskey bill had passed the state legislature, Henry said.
The previous resolution will be scrapped and commissioners will revote next week.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...