James Campbell is used to turning away would-be beer buyers on Sunday mornings at the Exxon station he manages in the City of Gulf Breeze. But soon he won’t have to.
“People come in on their way to the beach and want to fill their coolers. But I have to say no until noon,” Campbell explained.
That’s going to change because the city council has tentatively approved beer and wine sales 24-hours-a-day, every day – for off-premises consumption. The new law is subject to a final vote and could become effective by the Labor Day weekend.
Package liquor sales on Sunday in Gulf Breeze will remain limited to from noon until midnight.
Gulf Breeze retailers like Campbell requested the change, according to City Manager Buz Eddy.
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