Gasoline prices dropped about 10.7 cents to an average of $2.63 from $2.84 in Columbus.


Columbus Utilities got the green light from state regulators to raise water bills by more than 35 percent to fund upgrades in water and wastewater treatment facilities and extend water and sewer lines to neighborhoods annex into the city in 1991.


Township poor relief rates showed increases in seven of the county’s 12 townships.