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Clemson Economic Impact Study

Contact: Will Rothschild, Spartanburg Area Chamber of Commerce Dr. Bob Brookover, Clemson University Study: Penny tax will generate approximately $70 million from visitors, add $240 million punch to local economy SPARTANBURG, SC – November 1, 2017 – A study by Clemson University of the building projects that would be paid for by a potential new penny…
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November 1, 2017 0

Spartanburg Co. political party chairs pledge support for penny tax referendum

Posted: Oct 30, 2017 2:38 PM EDT Updated: Oct 30, 2017 4:00 PM EDT By Ashley Minelli Connect SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – Gathered together in agreement Monday morning, three different local political party leaders with different beliefs all spoke out in support of a big local issue, the penny tax referendum on the upcoming…
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October 30, 2017 0

FOX Carolina: Spartanburg County Penny Tax Hike to be discussed at forum

SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) – Voters in Spartanburg County will decide on a penny tax referendum on Nov. 7 to pay for the construction of several new government facilities. Those buildings include a new judicial center, municipal court/police building, emergency operations center, city/county government center and parking garages. One of the major concerns is a…
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October 20, 2017 0

WSPA: The need for new government facilities, particularly a courthouse, which has been plagued by mold problems for months.

Spartanburg voters to decide on 1% sales tax for new building SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – City and county officials in Spartanburg endorsed the need for new government facilities, particularly a courthouse, which has been plagued by mold problems for months. Spartanburg County voters will decide in November whether to have a one cent sales tax…
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October 19, 2017 0

Spartanburg County: Capital Penny Referendum

In June 2017, the Spartanburg County Capital Penny Sales Tax Commission provided a report and recommendation to County Council regarding the use of a one cent capital penny sales tax for six years to pay for a new Judicial Center, Municipal Court/Police Building, Emergency Operations Center, Judicial Center parking garage, City/County Government Center, and a…
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September 18, 2017 0