Covering Autauga County: Phone Bills Going Up

Autauga County residents will see a tax increase on their phone bills soon.

The Autauga County EMA 911 Board voted to increase residential taxes from 85 cents to a dollar and 85 cents, and to increase business taxes from 2 dollars and forty cents to 3 dollars and fifty cents for businesses.

Supporters say the tax increase will help improve emergency dispatching in the county.

Residents can expect to see the tax increase on their next phone bills.