Smith said in a statement that Gates' work ethic and desire are unmatched.
Gates gets $36M contract extension from Chargers →
Police Jury President A.J. Smith, who represents the affected area, tells The News-Star (http://tnsne.ws/1jLtHgd ) on Tuesday the movement to bring alcohol to the area started when the Bridges Grocery Store management wanted to sell beer.
Voters in 1 Union Parish ward face liquor issues →