A stinky situation: County struggles to collect on unpaid garbage fees

By THOMAS HOWARD,

Counties and municipalities throughout the state are struggling to collect overdue garbage fees, and Newton County is no exception. In a Board of Supervisors meeting Thursday, Tax Assessor May Bender told the board the county is making little headway in collecting on the almost $50,000 in outstanding debt.






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