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Alcohol sales law could shrink Fort Oglethorpe

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FORT OGLETHORPE, GA (Times Free Press) -- No booze, you lose.

In four words, that's what seems in store for Fort Oglethorpe as local lawmakers prepare legislation in Atlanta to deannex 42 acres on Battlefield Parkway from the Georgia city.

Fort Oglethorpe forbids Sunday alcohol sales, so the parcel will become part of Catoosa County, where voters in November approved Sunday sales of beer, wine and alcohol.

Northwest Georgia Bank sought the deannexation on behalf of an unnamed developer who wants potential restaurants and retailers to have the Sunday sales option.

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