A shopper leaves the local Walmart Supercenter on Thursday with a cart full of groceries and other items. Spending was up in Mercer County in 2013 with a record sales tax revenue of $4.6 million.
CELINA - Mercer County residents opened their wallets frequently in 2013 and triggered a new sales tax record of $4.6 million.
The 6.9 percent increase in sales tax collections over 2012 marks a third consecutive record-breaking year for the county. [More