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Citizens voice concerns over rising tax bills, valuations

Three citizens voiced concerns about rising taxes and valuations in particular at the two public hearings on the Franklin County proposed tax rate and 2019 budget.

“We will soon pay as much in [property] taxes as we do for our [monthly] mortgage,” Billy Lake, who lives at Caddo Point, told members of the Franklin County Commissioners Court. See the Aug. 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for the rest of this story.