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Statesboro city attorney drafting ‘event center’ permit law at council’s direction
Follows April after-prom party violence, other incidents at places without liquor licenses
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Taking part in the May 16 discussion of a possible event center permit ordinance with Statesboro City Council are, left to right, Police Chief Mike Broadhead at microphone, City Manager Charles Penny, also standing, and City Attorney Cain Smith, seated and looking away. (AL HACKLE/staff)
After an April shooting that injured a high school student and other incidents during parties at rented event venues without alcohol licenses, Statesboro City Council is having a city law drafted in an attempt to open the doors of such venues to police and identify responsible persons.
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