Sunday morning mimosas may make the menu of Watkinsville restaurants, but only if voters approve. 

The city of Watkinsville will vote in July on whether to put a referendum to roll back the hours for Sunday alcohol sales on its Tuesday, Nov. 5 ballot. 

Currently, the earliest time that restaurants in Watkinsville and unincorporated parts of Oconee County can serve alcohol on Sundays is 12:30 p.m. 

Last year, Georgia legislators passed a measure called the Brunch Bill, which allows local governments to vote on allowing restaurants to serve alcoholic drinks at 11 a.m. on Sundays, a time that would be consistent with the remaining six days of the week. 

For more on this story, see the July 4 edition of The Oconee Enterprise, on sale now at convenience stores and grocery stores and newspaper boxes throughout Oconee County. To subscribe, call (706) 769-5175 or visit the tab on our website. 

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