Aiken City leaders pass Hospitality Tax amendment

Aiken City graphic
Aiken City graphic

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – More than $260,000 dollars will be allocated towards boosting tourism in Aiken.

On Monday, city leaders passed a Hospitality Tax amendment to fund the upkeep of several attractions for visitors.

WJBF NewsChannel 6 has learned $100,000 dollars will go towards improving city entryways, another $100,000 dollars will be used for parkway renovations, and $68,000 dollars will go towards the enhancements of four local museums.

The one percent Hospitality Tax was started in 2015 as a means to fund visitor and tourism related expenditures.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 

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