Sat Jun 19, 2021

Whiteville council approves budget with higher tax bills

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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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