The matter of Sunday alcohol sales failed yet again Tuesday to pass in Shelby County Fiscal Court.
The ordinance, which would have allowed liquor to be sold by the glass in county establishments that derive most of their sales from food, died on a 4-4 vote, the fourth time this year it has failed.
Despite its prior failures, the matter did make it past a first reading on Sept. 5. The vote was tied then, too, but only a second to the motion is required to pass long an item.
Nine businesses and golf courses outside Shelbyville would have been affected by the ordinance,