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Council to hold alcohol hearings
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Due process hearings will determine the temporary fate of alcohol licenses for six area businesses today, when Statesboro City Council holds its regular meeting. Six establishments - Kevin's Food Mart, Sunny Food Mart, Buffalo's Southwest Café, Christopher's Restaurant, Holiday Pizza and Rusty's Tavern - have been summoned to appear before council after being cited by the Georgia Department of Revenue Alcohol and Tobacco Law Enforcement Division for selling alcohol to underage persons. Each institution, if deemed guilty by council, will face a temporary suspension of license, according to Michael Graves, staff attorney for the city of Statesboro The violations were uncovered by "special agent Ron Huckaby and the Georgia Department of Revenue" in association with the Statesboro Police Department, said Wendell Turner, Statesboro Public Safety Director.
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