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Hillside Animal Hospital to hold cookout on Saturday

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Hillside Small Animal Hospital is holding a cookout on June 6 as a way to bring the clients and staff together, and to interact with community members. Lynn Fouts, practice manager, plans to open the hospital for tours and will provide food such as hot dogs and hamburgers, she said. [ Read More ]

New workforce act provides opportunities

By Megan Alley Sun staff New workforce training services will be available to Clermont County job seekers when the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act takes effect July 1. WIOA was signed into law on July 22, 2014. It replaces the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, according to Workforce Investment Board Administrator Adam Jones, who gave [ Read More ]

New Richmond offers new career course

By Megan Alley Sun staff This fall, New Richmond High School will offer a accredited Life Skills course that invites business professionals into high school classrooms to help prepare students for work and careers. The course, which starts August 17, is a partnership between the Clermont Chamber of Commerce Foundation, a non-member organization, and the [ Read More ]

Sign placed at future K9 Memorial

Amelia Mayor Todd Hart, left, and Police Chief Jeff Wood stand behind Amelia canine officer Craig Heintzelman and Gator, on left, and Batavia canine officer Chris McMillan and Kraft at the future site on the K9 Memorial in Amelia on May 28.

Clermont leaders discuss heroin issue

By Wayne Gates Editor The Clermont County Opiate Task Force presented an action plan to fight heroin to the community on May 26. The event was held in the Student Activities Center on the campus of University of Cincinnati Clermont College in Batavia, and attracted over 100 community leaders and interested citizens. Some very sobering [ Read More ]

Homemade soap business flourishes

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Pine Lane Soaps is a growing business, run by a mother and two daughters out of her kitchen. Patricia Fix asked her daughters, Becky Jones and Martha Enriquez, to make soap for Christmas presents for some of her friends from church about seven years ago. Her friends liked the soap [ Read More ]

Amelia Kroger hosts summer kickoff

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Amelia Kroger kicked off the summer grilling season with a parking lot festival and barbecue on May 28. Two thousand Kroger stores across the county were selected to host Red, White and Barbecue events, which were aimed at bringing grilling recipes from across the country to each local store, [ Read More ]

CNE hires new superintendent

By Megan Alley Sun staff Michael Brandt is the new superintendent of Clermont Northeastern School District. The CNE Board of Education approved the hire at its May 18 meeting. “My top priority is to build communication systems,” said Brandt. “I want to meet the students, parents, teachers and other stakeholders to build bridges that allow [ Read More ]

Wenstrup visits tech firm

By Megan Alley Sun staff Rep. Brad Wenstrup visited Control Bionics in Milford on May 28 to learn more about the company’s newest creation called NeuroSwitch. The NeuroSwitch device allows people living with paralysis and loss of speech to communicate by using the body’s bioelectric signals to control a computer. Small sensors can be placed [ Read More ]

Chamber awards to include honoring a young professional

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce is holding the first Women’s Business Awards in June. The chamber got about 30 nominations for the awards and a committee evaluated each nomination based on the criteria for each of the three categories: Business Woman of the Year, Woman Owned Business of the [ Read More ]

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