Tri-Cities governments back wine in grocery stores

Hank Hayes • Jan 4, 2013 at 1:05 AM

JOHNSON CITY - Tri-Cities municipal governments backed legislation allowing wine in grocery stores during an annual meeting with Northeast Tennessee lawmakers today.

The legislation, supported by the Tennessee Grocers and Convenience Store Association, is expected to be filed again this year by state Rep. Jon Lundberg, R-Bristol.

It has been blocked in past years by the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Association, which represents liquor stores in the state.

For more on this story read Saturday's print edition of the Times-News.

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