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Where to recycle trees in Clermont County

When the holidays are over, make sure you treecycle – recycle your cut Christmas tree so that it can be used as compost or mulch. “Trees contain valuable nutrients that can be used in many other capacities,” said Hannah Lubbers of the Clermont County Office of Environmental Quality. She added, “The trees can get a [ Read More ]

AIG announces new executive hire

AIG, a national asset management and auction firm based in Williamsburg, Ohio with offices in Orlando, Florida announced on Dec. 23 the addition of Tony Giglio to its executive team as Executive Vice President of Business Development. Tony is a Lifelong Resident of Cincinnati and was the managing broker for Key Realty Group based in [ Read More ]

I’m thankful for the little things

By Elisha Smith,, Center for Rural Affairs I don’t usually reflect much on the abundant amenities of where I live. Generally I take the wide open spaces, fresh air, breathtaking sunsets and a myriad of other things for granted. But a recent Rural Housewives article reminded me of the many benefits that small town [ Read More ]

Grant Career Center receives certification for the Project Lead The Way program

Grant Career Center announced that it has received national certification for its Project Lead The Way (PLTW) program that has been offered since 2006. PLTW is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers. PLTW Engineering allows students to apply what they are learning in math and science class [ Read More ]

Clermont County to begin installing upgraded water meters

Clermont County’s Water Resources Department (WRD) will soon begin to replace customers’ water meters with meters that will allow wireless transmission of water usage data. Beginning in January 2016, about 500 meters will be installed throughout the county, said WRD Director Lyle Bloom. The county will make sure these meters are operating correctly before beginning [ Read More ]

New survey finds veterans not supported by government

“While many people in the United States celebrated the Veterans Day holiday last November, it is disappointing to see the results of a recent Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Veterans Pulse Survey. Although the DAV-sponsored survey found that veterans of all generations would repeat their military service, the veterans don’t feel supported by the government,” said [ Read More ]

Local student on Union University Dean’s List

Three hundred ninety-five students have been named to the Union University Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester. The Dean’s List includes full-time students who achieve a 3.5 grade point average on a four-point scale. Founded in 1823 and affiliated with the Tennessee Baptist Convention, Union University is characterized by quality Christ-centered teaching and learning. [ Read More ]

Clermont Library now offers charging stations

Charging stations are available at all Clermont County Public Libraries now. If you need to charge your phone or tablet, stop in a branch and plug it in. Several cords are attached to the charging station. Just find the right one, plug in your device and it’ll be ready in no time. While the device [ Read More ]

Williamsburg Board member retires

The Williamsburg Board of Education recognized Beth McManus during the Dec. 21 board meeting for her 12 years of service to our board. She chose not to run again to spend more time with her family and increased responsibilities at work. Beth was sworn in Jan. 12, 2004 and served with 11 board members, three [ Read More ]

Monroe gives ‘Good Nights’ to 200 needy children

Thanks to Monroe Elementary students, more than 200 needy children will have warm pajamas and new books to read this winter. Monroe’s 2nd and 3rd grade classes have a long tradition of foregoing their traditional Christmas parties to collect items for the needy and community service organizations. “Staci Heiden (Monroe 3rd grade teacher) approached me [ Read More ]

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