GREENE COUNTY, Miss. -- Greene County voters were able to decide Tuesday if they want to allow the sale of beer and light wine in county limits.
“The outcome of that was 54% for and 46% against,” said Circuit Clerk Cecelia Bounds. Nearly 80% of the county’s registered voters cast ballots in that election.
But Bounds says the results will not be official until the votes are certified. “That will likely happen tomorrow.”
But she explained that’s only the start of the process. “Then our Board of Supervisors will actually met to put some ordinances in place. After that she says storeowners “would have to receive some type of license from the state; and those licenses have to be processed. So we could be a few weeks out from that,” she said.
Right now only about three dozen Mississippi counties don’t allow the sale of beer and wine.