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Area hotels have a record year

By Megan Alley Sun staff Representatives from the Clermont County Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the organization had a record year last year. In 2015, Clermont County hotels logged a record number of rooms booked, hotel occupancies and revenues generated per room. The information was released in a recent report from Smith Travel Research, a [ Read More ]

County purchases land for industrial park

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Clermont County officials announced on Feb. 1 that the Clermont County Community Improvement Corporation, Inc. purchased 242 acres of land to build an industrial park. The CIC, an entity that is focused on bringing industrial and office park development to the county, purchased land at Half Acre Road and state Route [ Read More ]

Grant helps fund program for addicts

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Common Pleas Court Adult Probation Department is making strides with a $335,803 grant aimed at reducing the number of nonviolent drug offenders from the county who are sent to jail or prison. The department was awarded the Probation Improvement and Incentive grant from the Ohio Department of [ Read More ]

Local stores sell winning Powerball tickets

By Megan Alley Sun staff Two $1 million-winning Powerball tickets were sold in Clermont County for the Jan. 9 drawing. Victoria Shoopman’s daughter Stacy Shoopman purchased a winning ticket at Smoke and Things, located at 6725 Dick Flynn Blvd. in Goshen. Victoria Shoopman, a resident of Goshen Township, has already claimed her $1 million prize, [ Read More ]

Milford Main to be demolished

By Brian Behrman Sun intern The Milford Board of Education met Jan. 21 and voted on the fate of Milford Main.  Milford Main will be demolished at the cost of $360,000, paid for by the city, which covers the price of the demolition. This price is cheaper than demolishing it in the summer. “Main has [ Read More ]

Milford questions breaking new ground

By Brian Behrman Sun intern Milford City Council met Jan. 19 and after years of kicking the idea around, council is applying for funding to build an amphitheater at Riverside Park.  Council approved a resolution to allow the city manager to apply for a Community Development Block Grant from Clermont County for money to build [ Read More ]

Local band poised for success

By Megan Alley Sun staff Years of practicing and performing have paid off for Go Go Buffalo, a band born in Clermont County. Go Go Buffalo, self-labeled as heavy alternative rock and post punk psychedelic with hard driving electric guitar riffs and big drum beats, has earned praise from the Cincinnati music scene. The band [ Read More ]

Mountain biking group builds trails

By Megan Alley Sun staff A local mountain biking group is doing more than riding trails – they’re building them. “We’re mountain bikers who became interested in building trails, because we’d like to see more trails available,” said Bill Korte, organizer of the Terrell Park Mountain Bike Trails group. The group is part of the [ Read More ]

Miami Township Police Station to be renovated

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The lower level of the Miami Township Police Station will be getting a much needed renovation soon. The station was built in 1976 and since, the lower level had minor interior renovations in 1992 but nothing else, said Chief Sue Madsen. “It’s a project that’s been talked about and needed for [ Read More ]

Group provides clothing for needy

By Megan Alley Sun staff A local group is taking to the streets of Clermont County to provide winter clothing to those in need. The Clermont County assemblage of Kind Flash, a flash mob that utilizes kindness instead of dancing, recently began collecting and hanging winter clothing items like gloves and hats around trees and [ Read More ]

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