"We figured why not, he said at 12:01 right?" Myers said.
On his personal Facebook page he mentioned he was going to open at midnight and people rallied to support his decision.
The county was tired of staying at home.
Williams said he would probably hit a few others on the other end of Friday to "spread the love around."
Just over a dozen people showed up for the two hours Myers was allowed to be opened Friday morning, but there were celebratory toasts and face-to-face conversations that haven't happened from a bar stool in over two months.
"It's been very quiet in this bar," Myers said.
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