No tax increase in Dorchester County

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Dorchester County Council voted against a tax increase on second homes, cars, and businesses Monday night.

The increase was proposed to make up for a school budget shortfall of $158 million in Dorchester District 2.

Council members did pass the county budget for the next fiscal year, which includes budgets for both school districts, Dorchester District 2 and Dorchester District 4.

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