COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - Get used to that extra 1% at the register. Columbia County voters decide to keep the Special Local Option Sales Tax alive by a vote of 60% in favor versus 40% who voted to end it.

The local 1% sales tax is used for special county projects that include everything from recreation to roadwork.  Learn more about how the county plans to spend the funding raised by the sales tax here.

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