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SSCC celebrates pinning ceremony

Southern State Community College’s practical nursing class was honored during a special recognition ceremony held Aug. 11 on the college’s Central Campus in Hillsboro. Thirty-eight students were recognized for completion of the college’s one-year certificate program. The Aug. 11 graduates include: from Adams County, Jennifer Baldwin of Winchester, Geneva Chamblin of Manchester, Tonya Evans of [ Read More ]

Free tobacco cessation class offered Sept. 19

Clermont County Public Health is offering a free tobacco cessation class on Sept. 19, from 5:30 – 6:45 p.m. at 2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 103 in Batavia. The class will be led by a public health nurse and tobacco treatment specialist. Tobacco use is one of the top health concerns in Clermont County. More [ Read More ]

Suicide Prevention Coalition to hold annual vigil Sept. 14

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Clermont County Suicide Prevention Coalition will host its 15th annual candlelight vigil to remember, honor, and cherish the lives of those individuals lost to suicide in Clermont County over the past year. Over 5 million living Americans have lost a close family member or friend to suicide. Anyone whose life [ Read More ]

Celebrity appearances at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Jungle Jim’s International Market is excited to announce not one, but three celebrity appearances this month! We are happy to welcome four of the city’s very own Cincinnati Ben-Gals on Saturday, Sept. 10, comedian and talk show personality Adam Carolla on Friday, Sept. 23, and Tom Browning, former Cincinnati Reds pitcher on the Perfect Game [ Read More ]

Brown announces more than $14 million in federal resources

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced on Sept. 1 that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program – which aims to prevent veterans’ homelessness and to quickly rehouse veterans and their families who become homeless – has awarded $14,348,140 in new federal funds to 15 organizations serving [ Read More ]

Senior selfies to end Alzheimer’s

SYNERGY HomeCare is raising money for Alzheimer’s disease one Senior Selfie at a time. Through the month of September, the in-home care franchise organization with offices across the country is asking anyone 55 and up to turn the camera on themselves and say cheese. In return, SYNERGY HomeCare will donate $5 for every Senior Selfie [ Read More ]

SR 222 closure scheduled

Slide repair requires closing state Route 222 between Possum Hollow and Filager roads beginning next week. SR 222 will be closed north of the SR 32/SR 222 intersection beginning Tuesday, Sept. 13 and will remain closed for 65 days. The detour will use SR 132, SR 276 and U.S. 50. Arrow boards and/or signs will [ Read More ]

Upcoming CCDD meetings

The Clermont County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCDD) will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, September 22 at the Thomas A. Wildey Center, located at 2040 US Highway 50, Batavia. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Early Childhood Conference Room. Throughout the month of September, Clermont DD Board committees have planned [ Read More ]

2017 Mrs. Ohio Pageant seeks Mrs. Batavia

The Mrs. Ohio America Pageant is now accepting applications from married women to represent Batavia as a State Finalist in the 2017 pageant being held on April 22, 2017 at the historic Knox County Memorial Theatre in Mt. Vernon. Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of Ohio and U.S. citizen, and [ Read More ]

Nominate an education volunteer

Do you know an individual or group volunteering to help children succeed in school? Nominate them for the Clement L. Buenger Award. Consider a company, board member, committee member, program volunteer, or anyone else working hard to support education! Nomination deadline is Friday, Sept. 16. Visit to submit a nomination. The Clement L. Buenger [ Read More ]

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