published Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

Hamilton County Commission bars distilleries from unincorporated areas

Hamilton County commissioners today voted to exempt the unincorporated county from the so-called whiskey law, effectively barring liquor manufacturers from operating in those areas.

If residents in unincorporated areas want to allow distilleries in the future, they will have to pass a referendum on a general election ballot to do so.

Commissioner Jim Fields moved to amend the initial resolution to specifically include that residents could vote on a referendum on the matter.

about Louie Brogdon...

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 ...

Other National Articles

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.