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Grant Career Center expanding

By Brian Durham Sun staff The adult education department at Grant Career Center will soon have a new home in Bethel. The staff is moving from their current location on Plane Street to a new office on Angel Drive behind McDonald’s. The move came about as a result of connections between Grant Career Center and [ Read More ]

Students hold Invention Convention

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Glen Este High School’s cafeteria was packed on April 12 with people walking around and listening to pitches on products designed to improve their lives. The occasion? The new West Clermont STEM Program’s first Invention Convention. “I was hopeful the turnout would be wonderful and this has just surpassed my expectations,” [ Read More ]

Pierce Township seeks input on park plan

By Megan Alley Sun staff The public has until May 2 to submit comments on the Pierce Township Park and Nature Space Master Plan, which was presented during the township’s trustee meeting on April 13. “The plan is a vision for what the parks might become,” George Carpenter, head of the Parks Committee, said before [ Read More ]

County doing well, economist says

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The ninth annual Clermont Chamber of Commerce Economic Forecast Breakfast saw a rise in attendance as community members came to hear what to expect from the economy in the foreseeable future. Brian Beaulieu, CEO of ITR Economics, creates economic forecasts with 95 percent accuracy and his views have appeared in the [ Read More ]

Milford hires city manager

Brian Behrman Sun intern After going over 44 resumes submitted from across the country and conducting interviews with the best possible candidates, Milford City Council has hired Michael Doss to the vacant city manager position. Doss currently serves as the city administrator of Buckhannon, W.Va. and has previously held two city manager positions in Chandler, [ Read More ]

New initiative hopes to better county

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County has a new group working to improve the county, which launched with an event on April 14. The event launching Connect Clermont was held at American Modern. Bob Pautke, secretary of Connect Clermont, began the evening. Only three things occur naturally in organizations: friction, confusion and underperformance. Everything else [ Read More ]

New engineering program at CNE

By Martha Jacob Sun staff Clermont Northeastern School District has been chosen to become one of three districts in Ohio to participate in an innovative new program called Engineer Your World. Engineer Your World is a student-centered high school curriculum that engages learners in authentic engineering experiences. CNE High School Principal TJ Glassmeyer and Superintendent [ Read More ]

Obscenity case involving students under investigation

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Union Township Police are investigating a case involving Glen Este High School students. The offense is pandering obscenity involving a minor, according to the offense report. Neither the police department or the high school could speak about details of the case, as it is under investigation. Nine juveniles and two [ Read More ]

County Commissioners take action on delinquent bills

By Martha Jacob Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved a resolution to take action against customers who are delinquent in their water or sewer bills, or both, during the April 6 board meeting. The commissioners listened as Administrator Stephen Rabolt explained why the action was necessary. People who have water and/or sewer service who [ Read More ]

Local girl honored by trustees

From left, trustee James Sauls, Jr., Fiscal officer Jennifer Haley, American Heritage Girls member Victoria Phelps and trustees Bill Dowdney and Randy Perry pose for photos at the April 4, 2016 trustee meeting. The trustees recognized Phelps for raising money and building two swings. Phelps said she decided to build the swings because it would [ Read More ]

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