Small town voters to decide on alcohol issue

The city of Pavo, which more or less straddles Brooks and Thomas Counties, has always been a dry town, but an upcoming referendum may change that.

The city council voted last week to put a referendum on the upcoming ballot, asking voters if they would allow the sale of beer of wine within the city limits.

WALB's Stephen Abel is going to Pavo to get both sides of the issue.

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