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State issues and good weather attract voters

By Megan Alley Sun staff Voter turnout in Clermont County for the Nov. 3 election reached 42.02 percent, the highest the county has seen since the 2012 presidential election. The three state issues on this elections ballot, along with good weather, brought higher than expected turnout, which was the same as the state average, at [ Read More ]

Pierce Township levy passes

By Kelly Doran Editor The Pierce Township Fire Department will be able to make up some of the funding lost from the W.C. Beckjord Station closure because residents passed a 2.1 mill levy. Unofficial results from the Clermont County Board of Elections show 61.14 percent of voters voted yes and 38.86 percent of voters said [ Read More ]

2015 election results

Following are the unofficial election results for the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election: Registered Voters – 136,434 Ballots Cast – 57,336 Voter Turnout – 42.02% Municipal Judge Vote for not more than 1 Kevin Miles – 36,580 Municipal Judge Vote for not more than 1 Suellen McCane Brafford – 11,983 Jason Nagel – 32,806 Clerk [ Read More ]

Williamsburg hires new administrator

By Kelly Doran Editor The village of Williamsburg hired a new administrator on Sept. 21. Susan Ellerhorst, a resident of Sterling Township, comes to Williamsburg from her position as assistant to the city manager in the city of Milford. She worked for Milford for 10 years. During her time at Milford, she worked on projects [ Read More ]

Culberson speaks at Domestic Violence program at SSCC

By Martha Jacob The Brown County Press In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), the Adams County Prosecutor’s office and the Brown County Prosecutor’s office organized a special event to honor and recognize victim of domestic violence. The event was held in the community room of the Southern State Community College Mt. Orab campus [ Read More ]

Tech summit attracts business leaders

By Megan Alley Sun staff More than 150 local business leaders attended the third annual Business Technology Summit, held Oct. 28 at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Eastgate. The number of attendees was comparable to last year, according to Cynthia Macke, director of member services for the chamber. The summit was organized by the [ Read More ]

NRHS to put in new field turf

By Megan Alley Sun staff The New Richmond Exempted Village School District will get a new synthetic turf field at the high school stadium. Construction of the new field is expected to begin Nov. 16, but the project could be delayed depending on the football team’s post season schedule, according to Superintendent Adam Bird. The [ Read More ]

Voters approve both property tax renewals

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County voters have approved both property tax renewals on the Nov. 3 ballot. Issue 11, a five-year .5 mill with an additional 0.25 mill Mental Health and Recovery Board tax that will raise about $3.1 million annually for mental health and drug treatment and prevention services, passed with 52.83 [ Read More ]

Chase Bank to close Batavia branch

By Megan Alley Sun staff Chase Bank has announced the village of Batavia branch bank, including ATM, at 251 E. Main St. will close Nov. 17. Depositors at the Batavia branch were informed of the closure in a letter that was sent out in August. “Your relationship is very important to us, and we are [ Read More ]

Bethel Save-A-Lot set to open

By Megan Alley Sun staff After weeks of delay, the Bethel Save-A-Lot is tentatively set to open Dec. 9. The new grocery store, which is located in the vacant Bethel IGA building, was scheduled to open Oct. 28. “After some delays on the Bethel Save-A-Lot, work has resumed,” Saver Group, Inc. stated in a press [ Read More ]

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