First package store in Mountain City expected to open later this month


JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — One of Johnson County’s first ever package stores is expected to open later this month.

News Channel 11 has learned that Mountain Spirits in Mountain City is expected to open Nov. 23 at 204 Pioneer Village Drive.

Mountain Spirits, along with Black Bear Wine and Spirits, received their certificate to open in the city back in August.

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Until last year, Johnson County was the only county in Northeast Tennessee to not allow wine and liquor sales. But that changed in the November election when a referendum made liquor stores legal.

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