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School Board Votes to Raise Tax Levy Rate

The Scotland County R-I Board of Education met Monday, August 13th following the completion of the public tax rate hearing at 5:45 p.m. The regular meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. with five members present.  Sam Berkowitz and Jamie Triplett were absent. Superintendent Ryan Bergeson presented a financial update for the board after […]

Memphis City Council Approves Major Sewer Rate Increases of 2018

If you’ve ever felt like you flushed money down the drain, well it’s now going to be even more costly. Faced with a looming $4.5 million upgrade to the municipal lagoon and waste-water treatment system, the Memphis City Council on Thursday night unanimously approved a significant sewer rate increase. The council voted 4-0 to increase […]