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Alcohol sales started Friday in Amory

The first day of sales is Friday, Feb. 7.

Posted: Feb 3, 2020 3:53 PM
Updated: Feb 7, 2020 1:16 PM

AMORY, Miss. (WTVA) - Businesses can now sell alcohol within the Amory city limits.

Amory voters approved the sale of alcohol in December. The first day of sales is Friday, Feb. 7.

Beer being delivered to Chevron on Highway 278 on Feb. 7, 2020.

One business manager said her store had already made changes to accommodate alcohol.

Melissa Ozbirn, the manager at Super C Tobacco, said the store is putting in new coolers. She anticipates an increase in sales. She met with distributors on Monday.

Starting Friday, customers can buy beer Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. For other alcohol, it will be from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Alcohol will not be sold on Sundays.

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