Good Hope Baptist Church will welcome the group "Johnson Addition" from South Carolina for the New Years Eve service starting at 6 p.m. Reception with inger foods will follow the singing.
Kiwanis Club of Cleveland Meeting Photo Kaye Smith SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1 December 26, 2017
Jeff Withrow, Elizabeth Sluder, Tim Melton, Sheena Meyer and Hazel Key, who are celebrating birthdays today.
Habitat for Humanity of Tennessee is directing $15,500 in state grant funding to Habitat of Cleveland to build a new home in Bradley County.The funding comes as part of a half-million dollar grant …
Special to the Banner| 12/27/17
Bradley County Schools’ effort to turn an old manufacturing facility into a space where students can learn job skills tied for No. 5 on the Cleveland Daily Banner’s list of Top 10 Newsmakers for …
By CHRISTY ARMSTRONG| 12/27/17
Cleveland State Community College is once again accepting nominations for its annual Community First Awards. These awards are designed to honor not just people affiliated with the college, …
By CHRISTY ARMSTRONG Staff Writer | 12/27/17
The year 2017 proved to be an eventful 12 months for Cleveland and Bradley County with the promise of further economic growth, numerous court cases of note and even a fire at the Bradley County Courthouse.
The county's year started out with the loss, in the first three months of 2017, of some of its most distinguished and beloved personalities.
The Tennessee Aeronautic Commission announced the Cleveland Jetport was awarded a $2,250,000 grant for a 700-foot runway extension
Instead of working eight-hour shifts, five days a week, BHRC staff will now work three 12-hour shifts. Instead of working eight-hour shifts, five days a week, BHRC staff began working three 12-hour shifts.
A trucking company employee was arrested for the theft of over $40,000 in fund from the business. Jamie Lee Anderson, 41, of Charleston, was indicted by the Bradley County grand jury, for theft over $10,000 and forgery, according to the Bradley County Sheriff's Office.
Gov. Bill Haslam's transportation bill narrowly passed the state House Subcommittee Wednesday, but with amendments which eliminated a proposed hike in the state's gas tax.
State Rep. Dan Howell's bill to strengthen the state's welfare system passed by a wide margin earlier in the state House of Representatives.
A ruling on the motion to dismiss the case filed by a local minister and a Bradley County commissioner concerning same-sex marriage licenses was delayed, due to a filing by 52 state legislators.
The state's electric cooperatives were "excited" about Gov. Bill Haslam's bill, which would allow them to provide broadband access to their customers.
Cleveland State Community College appeared to in position to see an influx of state funds for capital improvements in 2018.
Diana Jackson, director at Life Bridges, said salaries need to be increased so workers will continue to work for programs like Life Bridges.
A cooler start to the day wasn't enough to deter the families who came out in droves for the 13th Annual Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Celebration at Cleveland State Community College on Saturday.
Cleveland once again earned Tree City USA designation.
Cleveland received a contract from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. The city got a $500,000 grant from TDEC for the Tinsley Park tennis complex. With a $500,000 matching donation from the city, the new complex will be a $1 million endeavor.
Robert Ware and Sam Cheek were two of the inductees April 14 in the Cleveland Parks and Recreational Department's Old Timers Hall of Fame. They joined already announced inductees Mike Smith, special category; Jack Kidwell, coach; James Keith "K.B" Beatty, coach; Mike Maranha, football; and basketball playing sisters Betty Davis Hicks and Melba Davis Schrader.
Bradley County Commissioner Dan Rawls' second attempt to pass a resolution opposing any legislation from the state Legislature that would raise fuel tax rates ended the same way it did the first time. The vote was 9-5 against the resolution, with the same four who voted in Rawls' favor the first time — Rawls, Robert Rominger, Bobby Goins and Jeff Yarber — supporting him again.
Progress is being made on the new academic building being built at Lake Forest Middle School.
The Bradley County Sheriff's has identified the victim in the early morning stabbing alteration at the Ocoee Village Apartment. Andrew Justin Hensley, 33, was found dead at the housing complex. Justin Paul Douglas Mullins, 21, was later arrested in Polk County, and is being charged with first-degree murder in the death
Sen. Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) along with Sen. Mike Bell (R-Riceville) announced their public support for the Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce's workforce development campaign.
Lauren McKinney represented the Rotary Club of Cleveland in the Rotary district speech contest.
Two Bradley Countians were honored by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, for their work in volunteer efforts. The county's youth volunteer honoree was Stephen May.
Carol May Spence, mother of EMA Director Troy Spence, was posthumously honored in the adult volunteer category.
A group called International Friends Network of Cleveland is encouraging locals to play a part in welcoming those who have moved from other countries.
The proprietor of Fort Hill Cemetery was fined $6,000 by the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance.
Denise Rice, a longtime manufacturing veteran who once headed the Cormetech plant in Cleveland and later advanced to a corporate position within the company, was named director of the Tennessee Manufacturers Association.
Bidding began for a new 700-foot runway extension at the Cleveland Regional Jetport, which currently boasts a 5,503-foot runway.
Mayors Tom Rowland of Cleveland and D. Gary Davis of Bradley County are recognized March 17 as Civitan 100th Anniversary Day in the city and county.
Gov. Bill Haslam called his plan to fund the state's highway infrastructure "the most conservative thing you could do," despite having proposed increases on fuel taxes. The governor made the comment as he sat for an interview with the Cleveland Daily Banner in his office at the State Capitol
The Museum Center at Five Points was awarded a grant through the Tennessee State Library and Archives for archive development. The museum's $1,400 archive development grant will be used for environmental monitoring and for shelving.
Mark Grissom, whose irascible humor greeted radio listeners in the morning and whose compassionate soul helped families during their darkest hours of grief, died March 20 of an apparent heart attack. He was 53.
Bradley County residents and visitors were greeted March 21 with pounding hail which wreaked havoc on cars and houses.
Water/Wastewater Manager Craig Mullinax informed the Cleveland Board of Public Utilities recently that the Tennessee Department of Economic and Conservation approved the utility's overflow pump station modifications.
Cleveland State Community College was making big plans for the future as it celebrated its 50th anniversary.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Bradley and Polk Counties added four new advocates to their volunteer team during a swearing in ceremony at the Juvenile Court.
By BRIAN GRAVES
For the second year in a row, the construction of a new academic building at Lake Forest Middle School is part of the Cleveland Daily Banner’s list of Top 10 Newsmakers for the year. In 2016, …
By CHRISTY ARMSTRONG| 12/27/17
Bart Borden, vice president of Cleveland Utilities' Electric Division, provided the utility's board with a report on ongoing projects at December's meeting.The meeting, which doubled as a …
By LARRY C. BOWERS | 12/26/17
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