Another East Tennessee city will be voting on whether wine will be sold in local grocery stores.
The Greene County Election Commission verified enough signatures to get the measure on the November 4 election ballot for residents of Greeneville.
State lawmakers approved a bill allowing wine to be sold in grocery stores in March. The bill requires voters in cities and counties that already have liquor stores or bars to approve wine in grocery stores in separate referendums. To appear on the ballot, supporters have to gather signatures equal to 10 percent of the voters in the most recent gubernatorial race.
348 signatures were needed to get the wine question on the ballot in Greeneville, and election workers verified 472.
The measure has already been approved in Morristown, Knoxville, and Farragut. Knox County election workers are currently counting and verifying signatures for Knox County.
In communities where the referendum passes, retail food stores will be able to sell wine beginning July 1, 2016.