Local Briefs: Westboro Road to be closed for 4 months; free GED prep classes; Blan board to meet

Westboro Road closing

Westboro Road in Jefferson Township will be closed for a bridge replacement beginning Tuesday, Feb. 16, weather permitting, according to the Clinton County Engineer’s Office.

The project is anticipated to take four months.

The bridge is between US 68 and Nicely Road in Jefferson Township. The last address accessible from the north (US 68) is 97 Westboro Road and the last address accessible from the south (Nicely Road) is 208 Westboro Road.

Free GED prep and more

The Adult Opportunity Center (AOC) at Southern State Community College is offering orientation in March for new or returning program enrollees in basic academic skills, GED preparation, and college readiness.

Classes are free and materials are furnished. Sites are located in Adams, Brown, Clinton, Fayette and Highland Counties. For more information or to register for orientation, call 800-628-7722, ext. 2687.

Blan board to meet

The Blanchester School Board will have a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. at Blanchester Intermediate School, 953 Cherry St.