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Commissioners Greg Ferguson, left, and Randy Ellis direct their attention to Commission Chairman Ron Berry, back to camera, after Berry mentioned the costs of a 2 percent raise for county employees while speaking about a cut in the amount money the county provides for tourism.
County may cut tourism funds

Funding for tourism was a topic during Tuesday’s public hearing and work session on the county budget.

The majority of those who spoke during the hearing addressed issues with how much money the county is planning to allocate to tourism in the upcoming fiscal year.