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Sun. Alcohol Sales Could Extend To Cities, Towns In Spartanburg Co.

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There must be one more reading before the referendum goes on the ballot in November. There must be one more reading before the referendum goes on the ballot in November.
SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. -

Spartanburg County leaders are hoping to clear up confusion about whether a proposed alcohol sales referendum would apply to cities and towns.

According to our coverage partners at the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Spartanburg County Administrator Katherine O'Neill said she thinks the referendum would apply countywide because of a state statue that says permits can be issued in municipalities if the county approved Sunday alcohol sales.

The SC Attorney General's Office says municipalities don't have to comply with county ordinances, but they can choose to consent.

A vote on whether to approve the referendum needs one more vote to head to the November ballot.

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