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

China says talks with US on trade battle have resumed

China says talks with Washington over trade battle have resumed, two sides 'maintaining close contact'

Zach Ertz on record-setting pace for tight ends

Zach Ertz caught the go-ahead touchdown pass in Philadelphia's victory over New England in the Super Bowl and hasn't stopped making receptions

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.