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Charleston Co. votes to close bars in unincorporated areas at 2 a.m.

Areas in gray will be the areas not affected by the ordinance. Areas in gray will be the areas not affected by the ordinance.
CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston County Council voted unanimously to make bars in unincorporated areas close their doors at 2 a.m.

Tuesday night's vote was the third and final vote on the ordinance.

Currently, bars in the area are allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m. and stay open until 6 a.m.

The new ordinance would require businesses to shut down at 2 a.m. The new ordinance takes effect in 90 days.

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