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Lenoir County: Stealing and spending

By William R. Toler In an effort to steal more money…I mean…raise revenue, Lenoir County Commissioners are going straight to the state. A bill proposed earlier this week would allow a slight increase (.25 percent) in the local sales tax, … Continue reading

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Random thoughts of a borderline anarchist Part 1: Roots of a radical

By William R. Toler It’s sort of a running joke around the office that I’m the “free speech, anti-government guy.” In fact, that’s often how the executive producer introduces me to newcomers. (Despite the fact that there are at least … Continue reading

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Paying in pennies

By William R. Toler A Winston-Salem activist paid his vehicle tax bill last week…in pennies. Clyde Freeman walked into the Forsyth County tax office with a box full of pennies, clad in a t-shirt that read “Taxation is Theft” and … Continue reading

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The price tag: An 8 percent tax hike

By Ryan Graczkowski One of the local controversies that has plagued Raleigh has concerned the construction of a new public safety building. The idea of it is that the current facilities for the police, fire and emergency response departments are … Continue reading

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