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School board OKs tax increase

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CARNESVILLE – The Franklin County Board of Education approved raising its millage rate to 17 mills Tuesday night by a 3-1 vote.

The 17-mill rate is a 1.2-mill increase from 2019’s rate.

School tax hike draws critics

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CARNESVILLE – A proposal to raise the property tax rate for schools drew criticism at the first of three  public hearings scheduled by the Franklin County Board of Education to discuss the increase