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School tax remains unchanged
Added spending hires new teachers
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With a vote Thursday night that also included other items under "old business," the Bulloch County Board of Education quietly took the final step to keep its property tax rate the same as last year's. At the previous meeting on July 9, the board had adopted the fiscal year 2016 budget as formally advertised. It increases spending with a 5 percent raise for employees such as custodians, bus drivers and teaching aides, plus the first increase in the local supplement to teachers' salaries in 20 years.
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