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County Commission committees named
Bradley County Commission Chairman Louie Alford has announced the Commission committees which will serve through August 2015. They are as follows: - Building and Land: Robert Rominger, chair; Mike ...
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Councilmen, judge are given their oaths
Patriotism and local pride were in the air Monday as newly elected Cleveland City Council members took their oaths of office. The ceremony was held at the Museum Center at Five Points. At-Large Cou...
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Around Town
John Fleming and Kevin Moore cleaning up some fenceline ... Andrew Cook wanting a tennis wall at Tinsley Park, “for lonely tennis players” ... Bri Fairbanks saying she feels there needs to be bette...
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A jewel named Ruby
Original Lee faculty member turns 100
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Local company saluting work of first responders
Two local branches of a regional personal finance company are combining efforts to recognize the work of first responders. Cash Express has made it an annual event since Sept. 11, 2001, for its sto...
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County growth comes with cost
Future ‘careful consideration’ urged by Jeff Morelock
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A veteran police reporter retires
All good news stories typically begin with a lead that will be impactful. Many of those stories can also begin with the ending. As I reflect on over a decade of following activities and events in B...
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Utility’s FY ’14 electric sales up
Revenues down in water, sewer
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CPR survivor reunites with caregivers
Beth Freeman has a second chance at life after surviving cardiac arrest in May. She was reunited recently with responders and hospital staff at SkyRidge Medical Center in Cleveland. Representatives...
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Local restaurants to support Lady Flames’ Kickin’ It for Kids With Cancer
Several local restaurants will be “Kickin’ It” the week of Sept. 8-13 to benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer. Since 2010, Lee University’s Lady Flames have used early-season ...
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Forest Service plans prescribed burns
BENTON — U.S. Forest Service officials at the Cherokee National Forest announced plans to conduct prescribed (control) burns on approximately 1,000 acres in the Ocoee-Hiwassee Ranger District durin...
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International Cowpea Festival and Cook-off: Chandler’s chef to give dish Puerto Rican flair
Richmond Flowers feels he will be a winner at the third annual Cowpea Festival to be held in Charleston Sept. 13. Flowers is the Culinary Arts instructor at Bradley Central High School and has laun...
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$100,000 is available for septic system repairs
Money for septic system repairs is available to residents in certain areas of Bradley County through a grant held by the Southeast Tennessee Resource Conservation and Development Council. “It’s rea...
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2014 Bed Race Festival planned for Sept. 20
Participants of the 2014 Bed Race Festival have two weeks to finish the transformation of their sensible mattresses and frames into fast, lightweight racing rides. “This year’s Bed Race will not ev...
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SAR to honor Meigs two Revolutionary War soldiers in ceremonies Sept. 13
The Col. Benjamin Cleveland Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will honor a Meigs County Revolutionary soldiers in a ceremony on Sept. 13. Descendants and the Concord Baptist Church ext...
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