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    Government issues around Columbia

    U.S. 378 intersections highlight battle over county’s sales tax increase

    by  • November 10, 2014 • All Stories, Governing, Politics/Elections • 0 Comments

    Lexington County’s top-priority transportation project is under fire from a grocery store owner who says it will kill a chunk of his business. While supporters of raising the county’s sales tax say realigning Mineral Springs and Hope Ferry roads at U.S. 378 will eliminate a dangerous bottleneck, Ed Elbrecht, owner of 14 Carrot Whole...

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    Black, Green, McLeod, Heitzman become faces for pro- and anti-tax campaigns

    by  • October 30, 2014 • All Stories, Governing, People, Politics/Elections • 0 Comments

    If Lexington County residents want to learn more about the county’s proposed sales tax increase, chances are their information will somehow have come from Talbert Black, Mike Green, Earl McLeod or Tiffany Boyce Heitzman. Those four surfaced as opinion leaders on the issue well before the campaigns heated up this fall. Avery Wilks Oct....

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