Cheers: Alabama home of dry Oktoberfest goes wet

CULLMAN, Ala. (AP) - Cullman's famously dry Oktoberfest could be going wet.

Voters in the north Alabama city have voted to legalize alcohol sales. That could open the door for organizers to begin selling beer at the annual German festival, but leaders still must make the final decision.

Residents in four other north Alabama cities - Rogersville, Priceville, Hartselle and Boaz - all narrowly rejected ballot measures to go wet on Tuesday.

The margin of defeat was only one vote in both Rogersville and Priceville, where the city council must go through provisional ballots before certifying the final outcome.

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