School board makes pitch for sales tax

Baldwin County commissioners couldn’t agree Tuesday to a 1-cent sales tax increase, but did agree to talk more about that and other budget-

balancing options after a presentation on the local education system’s growing financial woes.

Baldwin schools Superintendent Faron Hollinger and four Board of Education members attended the commission work session to request immediate help with a drop in state and local revenue that is adding up to $61 million over the current and next fiscal years

School board makes pitch for sales tax