The city of Savannah is seeking permission for vendors to sell alcohol the Sunday before St. Patrick's Day this year, in hopes of extending what is a major holiday there into a four-day bash, The Savannah Morning News reports.
And they have at least one advocate in the state house, in the person of Sen. Lester Jackson III, D-Savannah, who told the newspaper he would listen to city officials.
The city hopes to have alcohol sales inside the festival zone both Saturday and Sunday, March 14 and 15, as well as through St. Patrick's Day, which is Tuesday. Restaurants and stores can sell alcohol on Sundays in Savannah, but state law prohibits bars from operating then.
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