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UC Clermont announces online Business Info Technology Degree

UC Clermont is a popular choice for students looking for earn degrees close to home — but soon, those interested in Business Information Technology won’t have to travel any further than their laptops. Beginning fall 2016, the associate degree will be offered completely online. “This program will meet busy students where they are — it’s [ Read More ]

AbunDANCE holds successful show

AbunDANCE Ballet and Worship Arts presented “His Dwelling Place” on Sunday, May 8, 2016 to a packed and overflowing gymnasium at the Brown County Christian Academy. During this performance, the students used dance, spoken word and props in an impactful illustration of the journey of every believer into presence of God. Then, the dancers and [ Read More ]

Peoples Bank to recognize, honor Hometown Heroes

Peoples Bank is saying “thank you” to the individuals who give so much for the community by offering a new “Peoples Hometown Heroes Banking” program. “We want to show our appreciation and respect for the sacrifices our local heroes make,” said Staci Matheney, Peoples Bank Senior Vice President Retail Sales & Services. “Hero stories play [ Read More ]

Williamsburg awards May Moment of Excellence

The Williamsburg Board of Education’s Moment of Excellence on May 16 was the Elementary Character Students of the Year. Back row from left: Charlie Maklem, Jeff Cummins, Brent Keeton and Greg Wells. Front row from left: Larry Jones, Zach Earley, Kiley Caudill and Sue Madsen.

Senate passes Portman Reform Bill

On May 10, Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced that the U.S. Senate has passed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act, legislation he recently introduced along with Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Richard Burr (R-NC), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Claire McCaskill (D-MO), and Ron Wyden (D-OR) to help American manufacturers. The legislation is based on a measure originally introduced [ Read More ]

One man. One treadmill. 12 hours. And puppies.

Not gonna pretend– the headline is a flat-out lie. Chris McMahon needed not one, not two, but three treadmills to keep up with his 12-hour ultramarathon April 14. Running in support of The League For Animal Welfare, Chris cranked out 68.31 miles and raised $9,211. He rotated treadmills every three hours to rest machines not [ Read More ]

Clermont high school students spend half-day with government

Students from six Clermont County high schools – Amelia, Glen Este, Felicity Franklin, Clermont Northeastern, New Richmond and Williamsburg – spent half a day April 13 at Clermont County offices, learning more about local governmental responsibilities as part of National County Government Month. Speakers included Commissioner Bob Proud, Recorder Deborah Clepper, Auditor Linda Fraley, and [ Read More ]

Clermont panel talks about family reunification at opiate conference

When the opiate epidemic started to rear its head in Clermont County back in the late 2000s, Clermont County knew it had to deal with it in a collaborative manner, bringing all players to the table. That collaborative approach was shared on a panel about parent-child reunification during the 2016 Ohio Opiate Conference, held May [ Read More ]

Felicity holds Clean and Green event

Felicity Community Engagement Committee would like to thank Joe Glassmeyer for organizing and Boy Scout Troop 130 from Felicity, Cub Scout Pack 130 from Felicity, the Ultimate 4hers 4h club, the Roundup Rustlers 4H club and the Felicity FFA chapter for participating in our Clean and Green event. They picked up 11 bags of garbage [ Read More ]

Emergency appeal for Type O

Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati is releasing an emergency appeal for Type O blood. All eligible individuals are being asked to donate blood immediately; especially type O negative donors as there is a critical need for this particular blood type. “The supply of Type O blood in the Tri-State has plummeted. O Negative supplies [ Read More ]


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