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Announcing our next photo contest!
Georgetown County government is looking for photos of residents going about their daily lives. Our Fall 2014 photo contest is themed "At work and at play in Georgetown County." Deadline to enter is Nov. 30. Winners receive a prize pack and have their photo displayed in a county facility. Email all entries to Jackie Broach. See complete rules and details at the link below.
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Capital Project Sales Tax to go into effect in 2015
Nov. 5, 2014
In the November 2014 general election, Georgetown County residents voted to implement a 1 percent Capital Project Sales Tax to help fund vital capital projects, including dredging at the Port of Georgetown.
The sales tax will begin being applied to taxable purchases in Georgetown County on May 1, 2015, and will remain in place for exactly four years, disappearing on April 30, 2019.
It is anticipated the tax will generate about $7 million per year, for a total of $28 million during the life of the tax. These funds will be used to pay for projects in three key areas: Dredging, countywide road improvements and enhancements to fire and rescue service.
For more information about the tax and the projects to be funded, see the links below or call (843) 545-3164.
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