Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:49:46 -0700
The penny sales tax hike, approved in 2012, rolls off in July 2015. The future of whether the tax will be extended is unknown, but Finance Director Paul Wesch said his office is moving forward with a budget that indicates the tax will roll off next year.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:47:26 -0700
Columbia County officials are asking residents for their input on millions of dollars in special projects. The Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) projects list has several big items on it that would be funded by a one-penny sales tax from 2017 through 2022.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:17:35 -0700
Wall Street fell on Monday as investors weighed uncertainty surrounding the conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip. After the closing bell, shares of Netflix and Chipotle rose on stronger-than-expected earnings results, while Yahoo’s stock climbed following its announcement to buy mobile analytics startup Flurry.