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County spreading info on sales tax vote


New Hanover County is trying to spread the word about its sales and use tax referendum on the May ballot. County spokesman Mark Boyer says the county is making brochures in-house to help educate the public about the proposed sales tax.

In November the county signed on with Colonial Marketing Group of Wilmington to help raise awareness about county services. The marketing firm is now helping with the proposed sales tax as well. The county's contract with Colonial ends at the end of April.

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Yet more spending

On top of the $13,000+ survey conducted to find out whether voters would support a tax hike, now our county government wants to influnce voters opinion by spending more money...

Oh, I'm DYING to see this literary masterpiece

Normally the county commissioners are quite adept at lying. Why did they have to hire an outside firm this time? (Likely owned by a distant relative of Caster.)