The Decatur City Commission passed a temporary Weekend Open Container Ordinance that allows restaurants to sell alcoholic beverages in open containers within the boundaries of the five business districts including Decatur Downtown Business District, Old Depot District, West Ponce Business District, East College Business District and Oakhurst Business District. The temporary Ordinance goes into effect on Friday, October 30 at 4 p.m. and expires Sunday, January 3 at 1 a.m. The Ordinance allows the sales on Fridays from 4 p.m. – 1 a.m. and Saturdays from 3 p.m. – 1 a.m. every week.

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