Columbus Water Works propose increase in water bills for customers in 2019

Senior Vice President of Columbus Water Works Vic Burchfield says the proposal is a 4.95% increase. This means the average customer can see around a $2.34 increase on their bill per month. This will total to around $32.55 a year for the average customer.
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  Columbus mother shares story of 1-year-old son diagnosed with diabetes

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  Columbus mother shares story of 1-year-old son diagnosed with diabetes
The mother of a one-year-old diagnosed with diabetes shares their journey.
Ft. Benning celebrates German and Italian Day at Main Post Cemetery
German and Italian veterans of World War II lay rest in Fort Benning’s cemetery. Each year, Fort Benning takes the time to reach out to the local German and Italian communities in recognition of that history.
Winterize your home to help brace for cold weather
This is the time of year when everyone tries to stay warm and crank up the heat.

  Columbus police K9 loses battle with cancer

A faithful servant to the Columbus community has passed away.

  Boy Scout troop in Columbus celebrates 85 years

Boy Scout Troop 6, chartered in 1933, has been providing service to the community and molding its future leaders to be quality citizens for 85 years.
  City of LaGrange names new fire chief
  Columbus mayor-elect preparing to be sworn into office

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Case reveals shame, trauma of male sex trafficking victims
Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing
Heroic California cop who died in bar shooting is mourned

Experts look ways to curb deaths as fires get more severe

With wildfires growing deadlier across the U.S. West, experts are suggesting ways to help people survive

Southern California fire scorches huge swath of public lands

Southern Californians faced with the loss of lives and homes in a huge wildfire are also grappling with the destruction of a vast swath of public lands popular for hiking, biking, swimming and impressive vistas

SPORTS

  8 area athletes accept scholarships on first day of early signing period

  Sports Overtime: Week 13

Hawks get ready for playoffs

  Lions add a veteran wide receiver and a new minority owner

It's the off-season for indoor football teams, but the Columbus Lions are saying what off-season? The Lions did a lot of business on Wednesday to get ready for the upcoming 2019 National Arena League season.