City set to remove beer sales limitations

Published 1:42 pm Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Informal comments will be received Friday before Vicksburg officials vote to lift restrictions on sales of beer and light wine enacted two years ago.

Last fall, Mayor Paul Winfield said he would set a public hearing on the 2008 beer ordinance, which:

• Banned sales of beer singles from ice chests usually at the front of convenience stores, and

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• Banned sales between the hours of 2 and 7 a.m. Monday through Saturday, and 2 and 11 a.m. Sundays.