Jasper County Attorney Marvin Jones argues before a Beaufort County judge that Jasper County Council has the authority to establish and levy taxes. William Halligan, sitting, argues on behalf of the Jasper County School Board that they have the authority to determine the budget for the school district and the County Council should not have been able to cut property taxes for school funding.
Jasper County Attorney Marvin Jones argues before a Beaufort County judge that Jasper County Council has the authority to establish and levy taxes. William Halligan, sitting, argues on behalf of the Jasper County School Board that they have the authority to determine the budget for the school district and the County Council should not have been able to cut property taxes for school funding. Staff photo
Jasper County Attorney Marvin Jones argues before a Beaufort County judge that Jasper County Council has the authority to establish and levy taxes. William Halligan, sitting, argues on behalf of the Jasper County School Board that they have the authority to determine the budget for the school district and the County Council should not have been able to cut property taxes for school funding. Staff photo

Jasper council, school board duel in court over tax power

September 19, 2013 8:07 PM