Letters to the Editor

July 12, 2014

Run the numbers on the capital sales tax

The proposed capital sales tax partnership between Beaufort County and the University of South Carolina Beaufort utilizes a powerful business model to create an arena and a wellness/sports complex to serve Beaufort County and USCB. The university is a key partner in economic development for the county. Each year, USCB has a $74 million economic impact and supports 1,000 direct and indirect jobs.

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