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Amelia mayor responds to annexation appeal from Pierce Township

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved the annexation of 53.566 acres of land in Pierce Township to the village of Amelia during their regular session on April 5. The land, which is owned by Glen Mary Partners, LLC and James H. Grimes, is located on state Route 125/Main Street, across the [ Read More ]

Amelia roundup: Part-time police officers sworn in, and more

By Garth Shanklin Sports Editor The village of Amelia council met on May 16 to handle a variety of business matters. – Mayor Todd Hart swore in two new part-time police officers, Jonathan Nealan and Dustin Wade. – Eight large flowering pots will be installed outside various locations throughout the village, including the police station, [ Read More ]

Road construction brings multiple street closures

By Megan Alley Sun staff The second phase of construction on the Old State Route 74 Widening Project has caused a six-month road closure on the thoroughfare. Old State Route 74, between Amelia-Olive Branch Road and Armstrong Boulevard, will be closed until Nov. 3; the intersection of Amelia-Olive Branch Road and Old State Route 74 [ Read More ]

BelFlex Staffing opens another location in Amelia

By Brett Milam Editor BelFlex, a staffing firm and network, opened up its 25th branch, this one in the village of Amelia on May 3 to offer another option from their Milford location. “This is going to be helpful for us,” Jay Clawson, the marketing manager, said. “The Milford location is one of the top [ Read More ]

Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee opens its doors

By Brett Milam Editor City of Milford residents have a new fix for their sweet tooth needs: Sweet Bliss Bakery & Coffee on Main Street. The new establishment held its official ribbon cutting on May 11, with Mayor Laurie Howland, Board of County Commissioner Edwin Humphrey and Milford Miami Township Chamber of Commerce members present. [ Read More ]

Local teen inspires Bethel leaders to support National Brain Tumor Awareness Month

By Megan Alley Sun Staff The village of Bethel council showed their support for a local teenager who has a benign brain tumor and is trying to raise awareness about brain tumors and cancer by wearing grey to their regular monthly meeting on May 11. May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month, and supporters across [ Read More ]

Proposed Owensville annexation withdrawn

By Brett Milam Editor The petition for the disputed annexation of 224.0034 acres from Stonelick Township to the village of Owensville was withdrawn at the Board of County Commissioners meeting on May 10. Commissioners Painter, Humphrey and Uible all voted in favor of approving the withdrawal. The filing was done by Michael Minniear, attorney for [ Read More ]

President Mark Calitri of the county’s convention and visitors bureau resigns

By Megan Alley Sun staff The president of the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau is leaving his position to head up the Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau in Kentucky. Mark Calitri, who has led the Clermont County CVB for the past four years, recently accepted the position of president and chief executive [ Read More ]

County seeks TIF for commerce park to help pay for multimillion dollar traffic project

By Megan Alley Sun staff County officials are asking local municipality and school district leaders to sign onto and/or approve, respectively, a tax increment financing for the county’s South Afton Commerce Park. In February 2016, it was announced that the Clermont County Community Improvement Corporation, Inc. had purchased 242 acres of land to build the [ Read More ]

Engineering students showcase creations

By Megan Alley Sun staff Students in the engineering and robotics programs at Milford Junior High School and Milford High School presented their projects to the community during an engineering showcase on May 3. The event was co-hosted by Great Oaks Career Campuses at Tata Consultancy Services in Milford. It featured an array of student [ Read More ]

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