Col. John Payne, left, of the Beaufort Military Enhancement Committee, gives Beaufort County Council members an update on how possible military cuts would affect bases in Beaufort County.
Col. John Payne, left, of the Beaufort Military Enhancement Committee, gives Beaufort County Council members an update on how possible military cuts would affect bases in Beaufort County. CASEY CONLEY
Col. John Payne, left, of the Beaufort Military Enhancement Committee, gives Beaufort County Council members an update on how possible military cuts would affect bases in Beaufort County. CASEY CONLEY

Beaufort County Council approves tax hike for schools

August 27, 2012 9:58 PM