Editorials
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Dumping tires illegally is not a crime exclusive to Bradley County, but the environmentally-harmful practice is again rearing its head in our community.Anyone who follows the headlines of the … more
Less than two days from the historic opening of its student-engaging, state-of-the-art Health & Science Center — the first new academic building on campus in 40 years — Cleveland State … more
In today’s partisan divide where political debate resembles more a feud than negotiation, a recent session of the Bradley County Commission came as a breath of fresh air.We have several individual … more
With Cleveland and Bradley County businesses — from tiny to large — working to emerge from the debris of COVID-19, it is more critical now than ever that they be given fair opportunity.As such, … more
Labeling themselves “The Future Wright Brothers,” six young visionaries — three from Bradley Central High School and three from Walker Valley High School — are positioning for the future.In a … more
While state lawmakers toil through legislation in Nashville aimed at improving quality of life for Tennesseans — in both the short- and long-term — it is important that Cleveland and Bradley … more
On this Valentine's Day 2021, a time reserved for love, it is important to take note of this community's expressions of support for one another that closed out the pandemic-riddled year of 2020.As … more
With the fast approach of Valentine’s Day, we can offer no better suggestions for the sincerest gifts of love toward others than the following:• Wear your face mask, both consistently and … more
Along with crippling popular restaurants, challenging businesses to cut payroll, hampering education consistency, limiting travel, igniting an expanded dependence on communication technology and … more
Workers who have spent the last 11 months on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic — a list that includes first responders, teachers, grocers, restaurants, fast-food, industry, retail and health … more
Of Bradley County’s recent loss of three gallant members from The Greatest Generation — each of whom served heroically in World War II — Cleveland Mayor Kevin Brooks might have said it best … more
In spite of just two letters, “if” sometimes struggles with being one of — if not “the” — biggest words in the English alphabet. Seems like everything depends on “if.”Over the … more
While their reasons for serving remain as diverse as their educational backgrounds, there is little doubt as to the commonality of thought among school board members: all want to give back to their … more
In a devolving age when warped minds lay siege to the hallowed halls of American democracy, when social media becomes a battleground for sharp, unthinking tongues and when politicians would rather … more
Although they might not have received grand play from news media outlets, state House of Representatives Speaker Cameron Sexton’s words spoke volumes when he opened the 112th Session of the … more
Whether they are to be congratulated or pitied, two members of Bradley County’s legislative delegation have accepted huge responsibilities as the 112th Session of the Tennessee General Assembly … more
If Bradley County’s COVID-19 deaths — as of this writing, 90 and counting — are still not enough to soften the hoax theorists, then maybe the heartfelt plea of a Cleveland teen whose dad faced … more
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