COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Just three months after being named the unhealthiest county in the state, Columbus County may cut funds for recreational facilities. The proposed county budget will be unveiled tonight.
Several towns in Columbus County, including Tabor City and Chadbourn, currently receive funding from the county for parks and recreation. That funding may be eliminated. Also up for discussion: school funding, raises for county employees and funding to overhaul Emergency Services' failing radio communication system.
Commissioners hope to avoid a property tax increase.