- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 15, 2014

AMORY, Miss. (AP) - Amory voters appear to have rejected proposals to allow the sale of beer and liquor in the city.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1vcReyS ) complete, but unofficial, results from Tuesday’s election show both alcohol issues trailing in the voting.

City Clerk Lee Barnett says affidavit ballots are still to be counted.

Voters were deciding whether to allow the sale, distribution and possession of light wine with an alcohol content of less than 5 percent and beer of an alcoholic content of no more than 8 percent., the vote was 1,067 for and 1,126 against.

Separately, voters were deciding whether to allow the sale, distribution and possession of liquor containing more than 5 percent alcohol.

Barnett says the official results will be available after affidavits ballots have been verified.

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Information from: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, https://djournal.com

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