Independence, Sharp see holiday boost

March 2, 2017

Christmas bells were ringing and so were cash registers in Independence County during December.

Both Independence and Sharp counties got a significant boost in sales tax in December, largely due to the holiday season and people choosing to shop locally over going out of town.

“We try to support local business,” said Vicki Fitterling of Pleasant Plains. “Most of what my children wanted we could buy locally.”

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