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

Published: Jun. 18, 2013 at 4:50 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 19, 2013 at 3:15 AM EDT
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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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