The pandemic is changing the way people shop, but so far it hasn’t reduced local spending, according to the most recent sales tax figures.

In the last quarter of fiscal year 2019-20, sales tax income rose 14 percent across the county. June alone was up nearly 17 percent, County Finance Director Langdon Potts reported.

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