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Food & Beverage Tax Approved In Ocean Springs

Ocean Springs residents voted Tuesday in favor of adding a two percent food and beverage tax.

A 66 percent majority voted in favor of the tax that will pay for a new public safety center and recreational facilities. Nearly 3,000 Ocean Springs residents turned out at the polls Tuesday.

The food and beverage tax will go into effect February 1st.

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