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Sheriff’s Office certified as meeting new state standards in use of force, recruitment

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office meets the standards in use of force, recruitment and hiring that were established a year ago by the Ohio Collaborative Community-Police Advisory Board as part of the State of Ohio’s efforts to strengthen community and police relations. The Ohio Collaborative, a 12-person panel, established state standards – for the first [ Read More ]

American Modern hosting Bibs for Kids 5K Walk/Run

What: American Modern Insurance Group will host its second annual Bibs for Kids 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, Oct. 8 at its Amelia, OH campus. All proceeds raised at the Bibs for Kids event benefit Insuring the Children, a united effort of the Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky insurance industry to raise the awareness of child [ Read More ]

Mandel, Yost announce OhioCheckbook integration with accounting portal

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel and Ohio Auditor Dave Yost announced on Aug. 18 the partnership between and the Auditor’s Uniform Accounting Network (UAN). The website, accessed at, now offers a “one-stop shop” where local governments utilizing UAN can submit their year-end financial reports and checkbook level spending information needed to join in [ Read More ]

Avon creating up to 70 jobs in Cincinnati

New Avon LLC, the leading social selling beauty company in North America, is unveiling a plan to transform its customer call center operations, creating new employment opportunities in the local Cincinnati region. The Avon Customer Insights Center, located in Springdale, Ohio, will be hiring up to 70 positions over the next two months as it [ Read More ]

Husted announces independent candidates

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted today announced the qualifying independent candidates for President and Vice President of the United States. The deadline to file an independent presidential candidacy was Aug. 10, 2016, the 90th day before the General Election. The Ohio Revised Code requires boards of elections to certify the validity of signatures gathered [ Read More ]

New alert system to help families find missing seniors with Alzheimer’s

One of the worst scenarios for families caring for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease is a loved one wandering or getting lost. It causes immediate panic and concern, and unfortunately happens all too often. In fact, nearly 50 percent of some of these family members have experienced a loved one with Alzheimer’s wandering or getting [ Read More ]

Clermont County church group supports Feed Ohio

Members of the Cherry Grove congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) joined the Feed Ohio statewide volunteer humanitarian effort to provide food assistance to individuals and families in the state of Ohio. Supported by Governor John R. Kasich, Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich and many faith and community groups, [ Read More ]

Hoxworth Blood Center and Bengals tackle need for blood

The Cincinnati Bengals will join forces once again with Hoxworth Blood Center, University of Cincinnati to host the 15th Annual Bengals Week Blood Drive starting on Monday, Oct. 3. Bengals Week is scheduled from Mon., Oct. 3 thru Sat., Oct. 8. During this time, donors are encouraged to make a lifesaving blood or platelet donation [ Read More ]

Recycle old computers at UC Clermont Oct. 29

A computer recycling day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at UC Clermont College in the South 1 parking lot. Items that can be recycled include laptops, desktops, flash drives, network equipment, mice, speakers, scanners, printers, cables, memory towers, servers, monitors, keyboards, UPS or any internal computer components. Televisions, [ Read More ]

Attorney General DeWine announces 2016 Take Action Scholarship contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced the start of the eighth annual Take Action Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships. “This contest helps high school students learn about consumer protection while competing to earn money for college,” Attorney General DeWine said. “Students [ Read More ]

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