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Story contest deadline is Oct. 1

The Brown County Writers Group and the Mt. Orab Branch of The Brown County Public Library are happy to announce a call for submissions for the 2015 Scary Story Contest. Deadline for submissions is 5:00 p.m., Thursday, October 1. All ages are welcome and the contest is free to all residents of Southwest Ohio. Send [ Read More ]

Man arrested for felony OVI thanks to public’s help

Thanks to several alert motorists, a man who was driving under the influence through a construction zone was removed from the streets today. Shortly after 2:00 PM, several calls were received by our Communications Center regarding a reckless driver traveling westbound on State Route 28/Main Street. Sergeant Ron Crider spotted the vehicle in the construction [ Read More ]

Wenstrup spearheads bill to fight opioid abuse

The first order of business for the House of Representatives, following an extended district work period, aimed at tackling the growing opioid epidemic across the country. Congressman Brad Wenstrup points to the pair of bipartisan bills that passed the House to tackle the growing problem in Ohio. The state has experienced a 350 percent increase [ Read More ]

OMJ/Clermont to hold retail job fair

OhioMeansJobs/Clermont County will hold a retail job fair 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, September 29. Participating retailers will include JCPenney, Sam’s Club, Home Depot, Kohl’s, Dillard’s, Sears, Kroger, Wendy’s, GFS and Target. Applicants should dress professionally and bring copies of their resume. For more information, call 513-943-3000. OhioMeansJobs/Clermont is located at 756 Old State Route 74, [ Read More ]

Business Leaders, Senator Portman discuss jobs at Hispanic Business Roundtable

Nearly 70 local business leaders from a variety of companies recently attended the Hispanic Business Roundtable: A Conversation on Jobs with U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio). The session, held recently at the Amelia, OH, headquarters of American Modern Insurance Group,® covered a wide range of topics relating to the current jobs market. The roundtable was [ Read More ]

Chick-fil-A at Eastgate is hosting a Career Fair

WHAT: The Chick-fil-A® Eastgate is hosting a career fair to fulfill a variety of positions within the restaurant. Chick-fil-A Eastgate is looking for enthusiastic people with a love for customer service and open availability. There are positions available for customer service (front) and the kitchen (back of the house). During the fair, the candidates would [ Read More ]

Burger King opens after remodel

Burger King, located at 2196 Hospital Drive in Batavia, was recently remodeled. To celebrate, Burger King is hosting a kid’s day on September 26 from 1-3 p.m. The day will include free cookies, a raffle for a free bike, a “Spin the Wheel” for food and prizes and face painting.

Old West Festival Rides into town for the eighth year

Grab your cowboy boots and mosey on over to the eighth annual Old West Festival. The western-themed festival rolls back in town for another season of boot stompin’ family fun on Saturdays and Sundays – September 12 through October 18, 2015. Located at its permanent site, just 15 minutes from I-275, east of Cincinnati, the [ Read More ]

Anticipate seeing the best colors of fall this October

As the days grow shorter and the nights a little cooler, signs of autumn will begin to emerge. Ohio’s forest canopies will soon begin their color transformation to strong reds, vivid yellows and bold oranges that encourage people to visit the Buckeye State to catch that first glimpse of color. The Ohio Department of Natural [ Read More ]

Clermont Steel Fabricators will provide track and supports for new coaster

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today applauded Cedar Point’s announcement that it will build a new rollercoaster, Valravn, in Sandusky made with steel track and supports from Clermont Steel Fabricators, LLC in Batavia. Upon completion, Valravn will be Cedar Point’s fourth rollercoaster made in Ohio, and the tallest, fastest, and longest dive rollercoaster in the [ Read More ]

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