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Carley speaks about state of the region

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The greater Cincinnati region needs to attract more working age people to the area to make the region grow, attendees of the Clermont Chamber of Commerce’s June Legislative Breakfast learned. Brian Carley, the president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, spoke at the Clermont Chamber’s June Legislative Breakfast [ Read More ]

Milacron to add 300 new jobs

By Wayne Gates Editor Cincinnati Milacron is planning an $11 million expansion at its manufacturing plants in Batavia, Mt. Orab and Cincinnati. The company plans to add about 300 jobs in the expansion. According to a press release from the Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Cincinnati, the plans also include moving the company headquarters from [ Read More ]

Pierce Twp to put levy on ballot

By Kelly Doran Sun staff While air quality in Pierce Township may be improving following the W.C. Beckjord Station in New Richmond closing, the finances of the township are not. The board of trustees approved putting the levy on the ballot in November during a special meeting on May 26. The township needs the levy [ Read More ]

ODOT holding meeting about 32 relocation

By Kelly Doran Sun staff The Ohio Department of Transportation is holding a meeting to provide more information and discuss the possibility of relocating state Route 32. The possibility of relocating 32 is one of four segments of the Eastern Corridor project, which is working to improve current and future transportation needs. The meeting on [ Read More ]

Developer to build first Freddy’s in Ohio

By Kelly Doran Sun staff Union Township will soon be home to the first Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in Ohio, thanks to PSP Foods. Matt Saunders, head of development, was introduced to Freddy’s in early 2014 and loved it, he said. Freddy’s has a good, fresh product and a family environment. Saunders is looking [ Read More ]

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 ]


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