Tag Archives: Government

January 26

State ID App Being Used For Buying Alcohol

KSLA NEWS 12 Kevin Foster Looks like some government officials are coming around on the modern technology side of money and personal documents. An app released back in May of last year has been accredited with allowing customers in Louisiana to use their digital identification card to buy alcohol and tobacco. The Louisiana Office of […]

January 17

How The Government Shutdown Affects The Alcohol Industry

VinePair Cat Wolinski With the high possibility of Trump’s government shutdown headed into its third week, many must not consider the shutdown being capable of its effects on other industries. We know right away that the biggest specialties like the IRS and National Park Services are not expected to be working in full service, and […]

January 02

Surveillance Cameras In New Orleans’ Bars?

NOLA News Beau Evans If you’ve ever been to the French Quarter, then you should know all about their bar and drink selections. You would also know how hectic it can be in the late hours of the night, as plenty throughout the city are known for having one too many. Someone mildly drunk is […]

December 17

Atlanta Woman Charged With DUI

CBS News WGCL A recent accident occurred in the early hours of this morning near a restaurant on Moreland Avenue in Northeast Atlanta. A female Atlanta native, who has remained anonymous for these first couple of hours, reportedly crashed her vehicle into the side of Zesto, a popular burger and ice cream shop found across […]

December 05

Trial of Suit Against Club That Served Alcohol to Dallas Cowboys Player Begins

Dallas News Jennifer Emily A trial in Dallas began today pertaining to the lawsuit against Beamers Nightclub. Beamers Nightclub is being held responsible by the prosecution for the DWI death of Dallas Cowboys football player Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown died back in December of 2012 when he and his best friend and teammate Josh Brent […]

December 05

Controversial School Alcohol Bill Being Observed

IOL News Athina May The Western Cape in Africa may be observing a new amendment soon as it may become the first province to sell and consume alcohol during school events. Last month, the School Education Amendment bill was not willing to be heard at any public hearings. However, the bill will now be passed […]

December 03

Atlanta Experiences Water Outage

Atlanta Journal-Constitution J.D. Capelouto The city of Atlanta experienced a water crisis beginning earlier this morning and should be expected to last until Tuesday evening. City residents said they have experienced low water pressure while others say they have had no water at all. The Hemphill Water Treatment Plant and Pumping Station were said to […]

November 12

Residents in Georgia Have Voted on “Brunch Bill”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Maya Prabhu It has been nearly a week since the midterm elections that took place last Tuesday. Outside of the debacle of our future leaders of the state and of the world, Georgia had the opportunity to vote on a bill that lets county residents drink alcohol during restaurant’s brunch hours. Counties such […]

November 08

South Carolina Alleviates Sunday Alcohol Laws

The State Charles Duncan South Carolina will soon be seeing a change in when they are allowed to purchase drinks. Back in February, the state of Indiana had just repealed their Blue Law, and it looks as if others are following suit. Just yesterday, more than 6 counties in the state of South Carolina provided […]

January 27

Pepsi Sponsors Party In Coke’s Backyard…

Written by: Je’ Wesley Day, MBA On Sunday, December 13, 2015, Pepsi-Cola was a sponsor in hosting the 9th Annual Holiday Gala for the National Black MBA Association of Atlanta that was held less than a mile away from Coca-Cola’s U.S. Headquarters at the all new Mason Murer Fine Art Museum located in the heart […]