Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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April 7, 2014

Council OKs liquor license certificate

CROSSVILLE — Meeting in special session Friday afternoon, the Crossville City Council approved a certificate of compliance for a retail liquor license as it appears D&D Liquor, located at 32 Crossings Way off N. Main St., is changing hands.

The action was requested by Bruce and Carmen Wyatt of Crossville who are in the process of purchasing the business. The approval of a certificate of compliance is just one of many steps, including a change in the state-issued retail liquor license, that must be taken. A new business license will also be required.

Attending the special meeting and voting in favor of the change were Mayor pro tem Danny Wyatt and Councilmembers Jesse Kerley and George Marlow.

Councilman Pete Souza was unable to attend but sent a written message to City Recorder Sally Oglesby that stated he has no opposition to the granting of the certificate of compliance, qualifying his position by stating he felt it was a "private business decision."

City charter requires approval as part of the process for gaining a retail liquor license.

Mayor J.H. Graham III was unable to attend due to an out-of-town funeral that he attended.

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