Taxes are one of life’s certainties.
For Roane County property owners this year, that certainty was more taxes.
Then again, it’s not everyday you see crowds rally officials to raise taxes.
It was a formula ripe for an increase.
An assessment year is always fraught with questions when it comes to property tax rates.
Add in the fact that 2015 was a year immediately following a major county election, and educators and other supporters asking for leaders to raise the tax rate.