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Jungle Jim’s refuses to sell Effen Vokda

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Jungle Jim’s is one of several local businesses that chose to remove Effen Vodka from their shelves after artist 50 Cent posted a video on his Instagram accusing an airport worker of being on drugs. The video, which has since been removed from 50 Cent’s Instagram, shows the artist talking to [ Read More ]

Grant receives funding for machines

By Kelly Cantwell Editor Grant Career Center will be making significant improvements to the engineering design program, due in part to a grant. The program will be moving to a different building on Grant’s campus that will better accommodate the program. It will also be receiving $480,000 worth of equipment from the grant. The building [ Read More ]

Newtonsville in fiscal caution

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Ohio Auditor Dave Yost put the village of Newtonsville in fiscal caution on April 26 after determining there were major deficiencies in the financial records. The village is on the “unauditable list” and has 60 days to show auditors a plan to correct the issues and 90 days to get [ Read More ]

Williamsburg hires principal

By Kelly Cantwell Editor The Williamsburg Board of Education hired a new middle school principal on April 18 to replace Dave Mack, who is retiring July 31. Mack has been working in education for 39 years, the last four years of which have been spent as the middle school principal. “The Williamsburg community has really [ Read More ]

Commissioners approve CRA for Mike Castrucci Ford expansion

By Megan Alley Sun staff The Clermont County Commissioners approved a resolution to establish a community reinvestment area along state Route 28 in Miami Township, a move intended to accommodate a potential Mike Castrucci Ford expansion. The commissioners made the decision during their regular meeting on April 27. CRAs are areas of land in which [ Read More ]

Milford Miami Chamber celebrates schools at dinner

Brian Behrman Sun intern The Milford Miami Chamber of Commerce honored students, educators and classified staff at the annual Dinner of Excellence. Staff from all nine Milford Exempted Village School District schools, the Live Oaks Career Center and Milford Christian Academy were recognized. After a brief introduction by Chamber President Chris Hamm, dinner was served [ Read More ]

New Richmond expands sewer service

By Megan Alley Sun staff Construction on the village of New Richmond’s sewer expansion project is slated to begin in May. Plans to move forward come as the New Richmond Village Council recently received word from the Ohio Water Development Authority that the village was approved for a 2.3 percent interest rate loan to finance [ Read More ]

County receives $4,333 for recycling program

By Megan Alley Sun staff Clermont County’s Office of Environmental Quality will receive $4,333 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to help bolster its recycling efforts. The Ohio EPA announced the recipients of community grants for recycling and litter prevention in an April 25 press release. The monies will be used to purchase 50 heavy-duty, [ Read More ]

Milford gears up for Frontier Days

By Megan Alley Sun staff Plans for Milford’s 54th annual Frontier Days Parade and Festival are underway as organizers make a final push to recruit parade entrants before the May 10 application deadline. The parade, which is one of Clermont County’s oldest, according to a press release, begins June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at 746 [ Read More ]

Animals saved through partnership

Brian Behrman Sun intern A partnership between an animal rescue and a vocational school has resulted in hundreds of dogs saved over the past two years. Sweet Dream House Rescue and the animal science program at Grant Career Center in Bethel have been working together to treat, rehabilitate and find homes for rescue dogs found [ Read More ]

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