The only time that the digits 911 will show up as an incoming communication will be via a text.
A bill signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Rick Snyder will cause your cellphone bill to increase by 6 cents per month per device, starting in April.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first 911 call made in the United States and Ottawa County Central Dispatch will celebrate with a cake while honoring its dispatchers.
WEST OLIVE — It's been about a week since the Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority rolled out its new Text 911 service for the county and the city of Holland, and already it's being used.
Ottawa County today joins nearly 30 other Michigan counties with the ability to take emergency requests by text messaging.
WEST OLIVE — Ottawa County Central Dispatch will host an open house to celebrate its 25th anniversary from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21.
HOLLAND — Ottawa County Central Dispatch has denied a Freedom of Information request by The Sentinel for the audio recording of a 911 call regarding a Jan. 17 drive-by shooting in Holland.
WEST OLIVE — The largest dispatch center in the state will celebrate its 25th “on air” anniversary on Sunday.