Hilton Head Island Town Council listens Dec. 10, 2013, to a representative of the Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association. The association hosts the island's month-long Gullah Celebration in February. Council approved nearly $2.7 million in town tax collections on short-term lodging to pay for festivals, firework displays and other events to attract tourists in 2014.
Hilton Head Island Town Council listens Dec. 10, 2013, to a representative of the Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association. The association hosts the island's month-long Gullah Celebration in February. Council approved nearly $2.7 million in town tax collections on short-term lodging to pay for festivals, firework displays and other events to attract tourists in 2014. Staff photo
Hilton Head Island Town Council listens Dec. 10, 2013, to a representative of the Native Island Business & Community Affairs Association. The association hosts the island's month-long Gullah Celebration in February. Council approved nearly $2.7 million in town tax collections on short-term lodging to pay for festivals, firework displays and other events to attract tourists in 2014. Staff photo

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December 10, 2013 12:46 PM