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Another Tax Increase!


Last updated 6/18/2014 at 1:04pm

I don’t think the citizens of Transylvania County can afford to pay for another tax increase. After the closing of

three major manufacturing plants, much of the tax burden has fallen on individual homeowners. At one time Ecusta, DuPont and American Thread paid millions of dollars in property taxes.

Many of the county’s citizens are still unemployed or working at low paying jobs trying to pay their bills. In some cases, people are working more than one part-time job. Transylvania County is in an economic decline with much of the middle-income wages gone from our county. The burden o...

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