Joseph Marks of Duncan weighed a five-bass limit totaling 16 pounds, 3 ounces June 18 to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) North Carolina Division tournament of 2016 on Lake Wylie. For his victory, Marks took home $6,056.
Leaders in York County should ask voters to consider a scaled-down list of road projects next year for the fourth round of Pennies for Progress, including any work not already completed. That was among recommendations made to the York County Council last week by an ad-hoc citizens committe appointed to review the program in advance of a planned 2017 referendum on the county’s penny sales tax for roads.
After three years of surpluses, York County Council members approved an operating budget with no tax increase for the budget year that begins in July. But property owners will see a tax increase for York County capital improvements, due to the $109 million bond voters approved last year for county buildings.
Credible construction cost estimates, better accountability and other changes are needed to ensure voters support York County’s “Pennies for Progress” road program, a citizens’ committee reported Monday.
York County Council finalized a petition to put a special tax district on the Nov. 8 ballot for Lake Wylie, South Carolina. Voters will decide whether to tax themselves to fund a sports complex on Crowders Creek.