County suspends Wiley’s alcohol license for six months

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, March 31, 2015

AMERICUS — In a called meeting Monday, the Sumter County Board of Commissioners, in a split vote, decided to suspend the alcohol beverage license for Bowman Wiley Jr., DBA Reflections Sports Bar & Grill in Plains.

While several options were presented to the Board of Commissioners by County Attorney, Kimberly Reid, including possibly revoking the license, a motion was made by Commissioner Clay Jones, seconded by Commissioner Thomas Jordan to suspend Wiley’s alcohol beverage license for a period of six months, with reinstatement contingent on the applicant obtaining the proper State license.

Jones and Thomas voted for the motion while Commissioners

Mark Waddell and George Torbert voted no. The tie was broken by Board Chairman Randy Howard, who voted in favor of the motion.