Appomattox Holds Public Hearing to Discuss Cigarette Tax

Appomattox, VA -{} Appomattox residents can weigh in on a proposed cigarette tax.The town council is holding a public hearing on a proposed tax ordinance that, if approved, would add a 27 cent tax to each pack of cigarettes sold in the town.Farmville enacted a similar tax in October of last year, gaining nearly $200,000 in revenue.The public hearing is tonight at 7 at the Appomattox Municipal Building.Council will vote on the proposal June 9th