County Council votes 6-1 to suspend blue laws

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By Chris Sardelli

With little discussion, Lancaster County Council voted Tuesday night to repeal the county’s blue laws for the next four years.

Three residents spoke before council voted 6-1 to repeal the laws.  Councilman Jack Estridge dissented, as he had on first and second reading of the ordinance.

This was final reading of the ordinance to suspend the blue laws through June 30, 2013.

Estridge spoke once more before the vote. He said he realized, despite his objections, council would most likely repeal the laws.

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