The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer 

County Alcohol Vote Won’t Happen This Year


Last updated 2/29/2012 at 4:08pm

There will be no referendum this year on the issue of the sale of beer and wine in the county.

That outcome is based on a decision Monday by members of the Transylvania County Commission.

A group of business owners and their friends who live outside of Brevard have been seeking a referendum and gathering names on a petition.

They say beer and wine sales will provide additional revenue to the county and promote more tourism.

As it is now, restaurants and country clubs must have special permits to sell beer and wine in Transylvania County.

The rule is antiquated, said Larry Gregory of Wilson...

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