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School board raises taxes

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By Nathan L. McBroom

The Shelby County School Board levied a tax increase last Thursday night that could give the district an additional $1.4 million in revenue.

The tax increase, which imposes a .5 percent increase on real property and .2 percent increase on personal property, will be used to offset the increased costs of personnel and transportation.

In total, local taxes are expected to generate $18,385,781 for the district. That's an increase of $1,416,880 from last year's tax revenues of $16,968,901.


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