Oxford council approves tax abatements for expandi...
by Eddie Burkhalter
eburkhalter@annistonstar.com
10:57 PM, Tuesday, April 22
The council agreed at Tuesday’s meeting to forgo charging Manufacturing Technology and Services and JARA Properties, a Talladega real estate investment company, non-educational ad valorem and property taxes for 10 years.

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