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October 25th, 2013
09:49 PM ET

No schools, no services, but a 500% tax hike

For generations, a small group of people have called an isolated barrier island off the coast of Georgia home.

Now, they're fighting to keep their land after a sudden spike in taxes - even though they get almost nothing in return.

No schools, police or services like trash pickup.

David Mattingly has the OutFront investigation.


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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. Julie London

    Excellent reporting!

    October 29, 2013 at 4:26 am | Reply
  2. dave

    Sounds like a plot to me, rich people want to build mansions on said island, and hatch plot to force sellers to sell the land. Hopefully they get legal counsel and beat it.

    October 27, 2013 at 4:32 pm | Reply
    • Nick

      Plot to steal land and redevelop it? Likely. All too likely.

      October 29, 2013 at 7:24 pm | Reply

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