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Thursday, October 2, 2014

College Hill Heights

City continues to improve former Bell Utilities

The city of Oxford has spent about $2.5 million in improving, upgrading and closing water and sewer systems once owned by Bell Utilities since purchasing Bell in 2011. (January 7, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)

City proposes water, sewer rate hike

The city of Oxford is proposing a rate hike for water and sewer service for its residents and current customers as well as setting rates for current Bell Utilities customers if the city’s plans to purchase the utility system’s water and sewer systems and customer base are approved. The Public Service Commission must give approval for the purchase and rates to go forward. (August 19, 2010, Page 1)

Home lost in morning fire

Smoking is likely the cause of a Tuesday morning fire in the College Hill Heights subdivision that destroyed a two-story home, according to fire officials. (March 31, 2010, Page 1)

City considers buying Bell Utilities

The Oxford Board of Aldermen and Mayor Pat Patterson are considering a request from Bell Utilities to purchase the water and sewer company that currently serves county residents. But according to financial records, Bell Utilities is losing $198,735 a year in water service revenue and $155,501 in sewer service revenue. (January 11, 2010, Page 1)

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