News Archive

Surveillance added to recycling center

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The village of New Richmond is no longer tolerating improper usage of the village’s recycling center. After dealing with people leaving items in the recycling center that cannot be recycled spanning two or more locations that the recycling center has been in, the village decided to add a surveillance camera [ Read More ]

Police investigating bomb threat

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Police are still investigating a bomb threat at Amelia High School that sent students home Jan. 9. Sheriff A.J. “Tim” Rodenberg said so far police know that the threat was called in, but are not sure of who the caller was. “It was one phone call that indicated there were [ Read More ]

Danbarry closes Eastgate location

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Danbarry Dollar Savers has closed their Eastgate location after about ten years of showing second-run films there. The Danbarry location at Eastgate was still using film, but the movie industry stopped putting movies on film, so the theater either needed to upgrade or leave, said Aaron Bates, general manager of [ Read More ]

Amelia promotes officer, still searching for chief

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Amelia Village Council members promoted Charles Saylor from part-time to full-time police officer Jan. 13. Saylor was hired by the village in September of last year as a part-time officer. He said at the time that he was excited to begin working in the village. “He’s taking over the position [ Read More ]

Man finds passion in welding

By Kelly Doran Sun staff When Chris Frey speaks about his art, it is with great passion. Frey is a metal sculptor artist. He welds recycled, mostly metal, objects together to create spiders, elephants, robots, owls, Christmas ornaments and more. “You see a light, I see a head for something. I have like an altered [ Read More ]

Clermont Chamber releases future development plan

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce is working hard to make sure the future of Clermont County looks bright. At a luncheon Jan. 16, chamber officials released the “Agenda for the Future,” a roadmap to help plan the county’s future, and called the community to action to help implement the [ Read More ]

Village in dispute with Cincinnati Bell

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Cincinnati Bell Telephone has filed an objection to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio over a bill the village of Batavia sent to the company. When the village did the redesign of Main Street, Time Warner Cable, Duke Energy and Cincinnati Bell Telephone were asked to move their lines off [ Read More ]

Chamber Agenda for the Future event Jan. 16

By Kristin Rover Sun staff The Clermont County Chamber of Commerce will hold a call to action meeting and luncheon Jan. 16 to move forward with the Agenda for the Future goals. The Agenda for the Future, which was introduced in 2014, evaluates economic development and quality of life issues in Clermont County and adjusts [ Read More ]

Union Township trustees may get rid of concerts, newsletter

By Kristin Rover Sun staff Union Township Trustees are thinking about getting rid of the free concerts and the printed newsletter for township residents. Trustees did not approve purchase orders for the items at the Jan. 8 meeting. When purchase orders were listed, Trustee John McGraw said he did not support paying for another year [ Read More ]

Williamsburg considers adding soccer team

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Williamsburg Local Schools may have a boys soccer team for the first time, if the school board approves a proposal. This is definitely not the first time that adding a team has been discussed, said Superintendent Matt Earley, but it is the first time that a proposal has made it [ Read More ]

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