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Driver crashes into Union Township UDF

By Megan Alley Sun staff A car slammed through the front window of a Union Township United Dairy Farmers convenience store on Feb. 13 after the driver suffered a seizure and lost control. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. at 961 Old state Route 74, according to a police report. No one was seriously injured, [ Read More ]

Savor Seasonings celebrates new location

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Savor Seasonings, LLC celebrated opening their new location with a ribbon cutting ceremony and celebration on Feb. 19. The business, which has been open for 13 years, outgrew it’s former location, also in Batavia. Savor Seasonings is now located at 4292 Armstrong Blvd. The event included a ceremony, facility tours, taste [ Read More ]

Speaker emphasizes passion to Chamber

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Tarek Kamil, a man described as a “serial entrepreneur,” has learned many lessons since he started at a pre-med student at the University of Dayton. Chief among them is to follow his passion, which is why Kamil has founded multiple companies, rather than becoming a doctor. Kamil shared his story with [ Read More ]

Clermont Sun wins awards

The Clermont Sun won two of the Ohio Newspaper Association’s Hooper Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Sun won first place in Division B for In-Depth Reporting for former reporter Kristin Rover’s four-part series on heroin in Clermont County, which ran from Feb. 26 to March 19, 2015. Divisions are based on circulation. Judges Catherine Cassara and [ Read More ]

Old Firehouse Brewery plans to expand

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Old Firehouse Brewery in Williamsburg recently purchased two buildings next to the brewery with the intention of expanding into both this year. The brewery, located at 237 W. Main St. purchased the two buildings between the brewery and the corner of Main and Second Street, one of which is the [ Read More ]

Air Patrol presents new award

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Civil Air Patrol 279th Composite Squadron had a historic night on Feb. 16, giving out an award the squadron have never given out before. The Air Force Sergeants Association Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year award has never been given out at this squadron before. The Air Force Association Outstanding [ Read More ]

Humphrey back in session after crash

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County Commissioner Ed Humphrey participated in his first regular session since his Dec. 3, 2015 car accident. The session was held on Feb. 19 at SEM Haven Health and Residential Care Center, a nursing, assisted living, short-term rehabilitation and memory care facility in Milford where Humphrey is recovering, so he [ Read More ]

Resident selected as distinguished alumnus

By Megan Alley Sun staff Village of New Richmond native and resident Robert Lees was named University of Cincinnati Clermont College’s Distinguished Alumnus on Feb. 16. As part of the award, Lees will deliver the keynote address at the college’s commencement celebration on April 29 at the Oasis Conference Center in Loveland. The Distinguished Alumnus [ Read More ]

FBI searches cancer center

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Federal Bureau of Investigations and Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Ohio Attorney General’s office searched the Clermont County Cancer Center on Feb. 23. “The FBI, along with some law enforcement partners, are conducting law enforcement activity in that area. That’s really all I can say,” said Todd Lindgren, FBI [ Read More ]

West Clermont fighting for local control

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The West Clermont Board of Education is continuing to work for local control of the district with a resolution passed at the Feb. 8 meeting. The resolution asks the Ohio Department of Education and state representatives to seek input from school officials, put in place guidelines on transparency, follow suggestions of [ Read More ]

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