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Voters say "yes" to alcohol sales in Booneville

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For the first time ever, alcohol will soon be sold in the Booneville city limits.

Posted: Oct 15, 2019 8:18 PM
Updated: Oct 16, 2019 9:16 AM

BOONEVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - On Tuesday, residents in Booneville voted on whether or not beer/wine and liquor could be sold in the city limits. 

Both measured passed.

Beer/wine

1,264 voted "yes"
724 voted "no"

Liquor  

1,242 voted "yes"
754 voted "no"

This will be the first time alcohol will be sold inside Booneville's city limits.

At this time, it's unclear when alcohol will go on sale.

Earlier this year, supporters submitted a petition to have the issue put on a ballot.

Nearly 1,000 qualified signatures were collected.

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