Many municipalities in Mississippi (one of 14 states that still ban Sunday package sales statewide) allow liquor by the drink to be sold in bars and restaurants on Sundays. 

The NE Mississippi Daily Journal just editorialized in favor of allowing Sunday sales as a means to help the hospitality industry by attract more convention travelers and tourists. 

Here’s an excerpt:

We believe Sunday alcohol sales by the drink in Tupelo’s restaurants and beer from grocery and convenience stores is within the same economic persuasion: profitability and convenience. Our hotels and restaurants need the business of conventions and travelers. Restaurants and special events would make themselves more competitive with legal Sunday alcohol sales.

Read the full editorial here.