Voters Renew Penny Tax in McIntosh County - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

06/22/05

Voters Renew Penny Tax in McIntosh County

You'll keep paying the extra penny when you shop in McIntosh County. Voters when to the polls on the special purpose local option sales tax. The clear majority wants to keep spending.

This time around, it will mean $8 million over five years for everything from fire and ambulance equipment to roads and recreation.

Voters also passed a liquor by the drink referendum, but by a much closer margin.

Reported by: Mike Manhatton, mmanhatton@wtoc.com

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