Sat Jun 19, 2021

Whiteville council approves budget with higher tax bills

Council members Jimmy Clarida and Vickie Pait consider increasing the water and sewer rates for residents and businesses. Staff photo by Ivey Schofield.

Following multiple meetings and almost $2.8 million in cuts, the Whiteville City Council on Tuesday adopted a balanced budget of $6.27 million for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. That budget, however, comes at a higher cost for residents and business owners.

“It seems like this year it was a lot tougher,” said Mayor

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