Caption

DeKalb commissioners limit alcohol sales, but compromise on weekends

DeKalb’s Board of Commissioners voted to prohibit bars from serving alcohol after 2 a.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 2:30 a.m Thursday through Saturday.

Currently, late-night establishments in the unincorporated county are allowed to serve liquor until 4 a.m.

Commissioners said they came up with the compromise agreement -- earlier version of the legislation limited alcohol sales to 2 a.m. every night -- after hearing input from both sides: residents who backed changes and bar owners and employees who wanted the status quo.

MYAJC.COM: REAL JOURNALISM. REAL LOCAL IMPACT.

The AJC's Tia Mitchell keeps you updated on the latest happenings in DeKalb County government and politics. You'll find more on myAJC.com, including these stories:

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 BUNDLE UP!: Metro Atlanta to see wind chills in the 30s Sunday morning
  2. 2 Suspect in connection with Gwinnett officer’s shooting denied bond
  3. 3 Hurricane Michael exposes 120-year-old shipwrecks off Florida coast

Never miss a minute of what's happening in DeKalb politics. Subscribe to myAJC.com.

In other DeKalb news:

Deborah Gee, 59, was hit by an SUV and left for dead.

More from AJC