Sales tax on mobile homes will spike in the New Year. The taxes on a $40,000 single-wide will jump from $300 to $1,900. Under current law, sales tax is capped at $300 for a single-wide mobile home and $600 for a double wide.
Whiteville police are issuing a warning to anyone who may have purchased a stolen IPad on the streets. Officers are telling people to bring the electronics to the police department or they could face charges.