They werenâ€™t able to sell beer for more than a month, but an agreement reached with a city board in September, modified on Thursday, and approved by a judge on Friday allows Lincolnâ€™s Sports Grille to resume selling the alcoholic beverage for now.
The Oak Ridge Beer Permit Board revoked Lincolnâ€™s beer permit on August 28. The revocation went into effect immediately.
But Lincolnâ€™s has appealed that decision and had asked that the revocation be put on hold while the legal case is pending. On September 16, the Beer Board agreed in a 5-2 vote.
The boardâ€™s agreement was initially conditioned upon a list of 13 items. One of the conditions, which would have required an owner to be present at all times, has since been removed. (The board approved the removal in a 4-0 vote on Thursday after a pair of split 2-2 votes.) [Read more…]