Stories tagged with: Increase

June 27, 2012 - 1:37pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

Single-family home sales have soared to their highest level in two years.

According to adjusted estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, national sales in may were up 369,000 homes, up over 7.5% in April and nearly 20% from the same time last year.

Jay Butler of Butler Real Estate said so far this year in Muskingum County, the number of homes sold are up from January 1st to July 1st of last year, however on average, these homes are selling for less.

"In that same time...

December 30, 2009 - 5:41pm
5 years 34 weeks ago

When you head to the store to do some grocery shopping over the next couple of weeks, you may begin to notice an increase in the price of sugar.

Pick 'N' Save store manager, Rich Daughtery, says his store hasn't been affected by the increase just yet.

"We have our own warehouse. So, we did buy some sugar in prior to the increase. So, we are trying to maintain our prices as long as we can, but once we have to re-buy and the price goes up, we have to pass it on to the consumer...

October 14, 2009 - 1:33pm
5 years 45 weeks ago

Some South Zanesville water customers are not happy after learning their water bills are going up 40 percent. The Village sent out letters to customers this past week. Mayor Richard Guss says it's not as bad as it sounds. He says a person living in the village, considered a minimum user – 500 cubic feet of water – would see their bi-monthly bill go form $17.42 to $24.39. If that person lived outside of the Village the same bill would go from $26.16 to $36.58. Mayor Guss says even...

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