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Clepper Lane will remain a dead end for now

Despite the efforts of developers, residents of Clepper Lane won a contest Feb. 14 to help keep traffic away from their homes. A decision made by the Union Township Trustees vetoed the request of engineers working for the Jeff Wyler Automotive Group to include a gated entrance at the current dead end of Clepper Lane as part of an upcoming expansion for the car sales facility.

DNA tests expected to help in store robbery case

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Clermont County looks to strengthen economy

Seeking to establish stability in an ever-changing economy, Clermont County has been making efforts to carve a niche for itself through efforts to market the county to potential business investors. Over the past two years, a series of efforts have been made to attract potential businesses and to sweeten the pot for existing businesses who may find themselves being wooed by other locales.

Batavia girl honored for bravery after fire escape


New community linkages plaguing residents

The combination of a booming population and subdivision designs that allow traffic to travel through many neighborhoods, Clermont County Sheriff

Office park plan gets approval

The latest step in the quest to develop a high-class office park in Union Township was taken at the Union Township Trustees meeting on Feb. 14. A concept plan for the site, which could be up to 100 acres in size, was presented on behalf of developer Cincinnati United Contractors by engineer Angelo Santoro.

Local couple move to create innovative non-profit with goats

As the rural tradition of Clermont County continues to be gobbled up along with the farmland that is now growing houses instead of crops and livestock, one Batavia Township family is looking to take an innovative approach to keeping the livestock tradition alive.

Criminal justice departments detail budget woes for 2006

The Clermont County Commissioners held a meeting Feb. 19 to review the financial situation as related to the general fund and the requests for funding made by various departments in the criminal justice system. In a line-item estimate prepared by the commissioners, discussions with members of the courts, prosecutor

Batavia Mock Trial going to state

Batavia High School and Summit Country Day will be going to the state mock trial competition March 9-11 in Columbus. On Friday, Feb. 10, 11 local high schools competed in the district mock trial tournament. The tournament was sponsored by the Clermont County Municipal Courts, Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, and the Clermont County Bar Association.

Councilman Tasch assumes seat on council in Amelia

Robert Tasch, formerly of New York, moved to Amelia 14 months ago.

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