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From left are Amanda Rogers, Bowater CU member; Matt Holden, Bowater CU CEO; John Heifner, WRR executive director more
Street Revival is a new group with a wide-ranging style of gospel music. This coming Friday night, March 26, they will make their first appearance on The Steve Poteet Stage at the Cowboy Gospel Jubilee.  more
Ocoee Chapter DAR meets The Ocoee Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its March meeting recently at the Elks Lodge. Regent Leigh Ann Boyd presided and led members in the Ritual, and Chaplain Virginia Orr led the prayer. Boyd read President General Denise Doring VanBuren’s message to the Daughters. Boyd spoke of her own father’s military service in Vietnam and announced that National Vietnam War Veterans Day will be observed on March 29. National Defense Chairman Sarah Dorset spoke about the history of the lawn jockey statue, often seen at entrances of homes. The story of the statue begins on an icy winter night in December 1776 when General George Washington decided to cross the Delaware River to launch a surprise attack on the British forces at Trenton. Jocko Graves, the 12-year-old son of a free Black man, wanted to help General Washington succeed. Since he was too young to serve as a soldier, he volunteered to look after the horses. This job was essential to Washington's plan, since they could not transport the horses to the opposite shore. more
Nearly two years ago, Dwight Reagan wanted to help others who should have received the Bronze Star for their military service get that medal, including his father who served in the U.S. Army during … more
  The Lee University Anthropology National Honor Society recently inducted nine members, including Joy Carrigan, Michael Dillinger, Lindsey Johnson, Alanna Jolley, Emmalyne Karnes, Keller … more
Spring breaks are for sunshine and time away from school, but for two Bradley County students, it meant time behind a couple of bulldozers to lend a hand. Dyllan Jenkins, a senior at Walker … more
Editor’s note: This list was compiled and printed in an Aug. 10, 2019 article in the Cleveland Daily BannerThose who are qualified for the honor, or family members, have permission to make a … more
The Ocoee Theatre Company (OTC) recently announced the continuation of its theatrical program with the well-known Off-Broadway comedy, “Greater Tuna,” that gained rave audience reviews.To start … more
March is Women’s History Month. It is a perfect time to celebrate the accomplishments of women throughout the history of the nation. It is also a great time to remember that these women grew up as  impressionable young girls and the directions they took as a child might be what spurred them to greatness. more
Chapter Registrar Lynn Freeman and Chapter President Jerry Hjellum presented new member, Chase Davi,s with his National Society membership certificate. more
Alpha Theta Altruism in Action Alpha Theta Chapter held an in-person and Zoom meeting on March 15 at Las Margaritas. The March altruistic project was collecting toiletry items for the Harbor Safe House. Members donated a generous amount of daily essential toiletry items. But as usual our sisters  went above and beyond to help the Harbor Safe House with a donation of sheets, insulated lunch bags, hangers, toothbrushes, daily devotion magazines and a blanket. The altruistic committee members include Jill McGuire, chairman; Vivian McCormack, Angela Gardener and Adelia Hall.  From left are Dianne Hundley, Stuart Elem and Vivian McCormack, retired. more
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LIBRARY CORNER March 21 – March 27 The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library has entered Phase 4.5 of our 5-Phase Reopening Plan. Face coverings are required to enter the library, and reservations may be required depending on the time of day that you plan to visit. To make a reservation for computer use, please call the Non-Fiction Desk at 423-472-2163, ext. 126. For all other reservations, please call the Administrative Assistant at 423-472-2163, ext. 110. For more information, please see the sections titled Curbside Pick-up and 5-Phase Reopening Plan. SUNDAY | March 21 Quaran-STEAM - THE EXPERIMENT - with Mr. Mike Join us at 1 p.m. for an experiment with Mr. Mike on Facebook and Instagram. For stories linked to Mr. Mike’s experiment, join us on Friday at 2:30 p.m. for Quaran-STEAM with Mr. Mike. MONDAY | March 22 Monday Wiggles more
It happened this week in 1937 The following items were compiled by the Cleveland Bradley County Public Library from old issues of the Cleveland Daily Banner and its forerunners — the Cleveland Banner, the Journal and the Journal and Banner. more
A Middle School Student’s Perspective on A life in balance more
UT-TSU Extension Polk County to offer Seed Starter and Seed Swap Event more
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