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Rymer named Soil Conservation District Farmer of the Year
The Bradley County Soil Conservation District held its annual awards banquet recently. The district chose Richard Rymer as the Conservation Farmer of the Year. Rymer runs a poultry farm operation i...
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Christmas by Candlelight planned for Chief Vann House
In 1805, Cherokee Chief James Vann opened his new brick mansion to the Moravian missionaries in order to hold one of the first Christmas celebrations in the Cherokee Nation. To honor this tradition...
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Author Rick Bragg is week’s ‘hot pick’
This week’s “hot pick” is author Rick Bragg, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his book “All Over but the Shoutin’,” along with more than 50 other significant writing awards. True to his Souther...
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Food for United Way partners: Southern Heritage Bank has successful food drive
For the 16th year, Southern Heritage Bank held a successful food drive to help several United Way of Bradley County partners. Once again, thousands of pounds of nonperishable food items were donate...
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Buy a Tree to help benefit PCL Cambodia programs
People for Care and Learning hopes to become a part of local Christmas traditions with its second annual “Buy a Tree. Change a Life” Christmas tree sale, which is set to open Thanksgiving Day. Abby...
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It’s a Special Day For...
Jennifer R. Cathey, who celebrated her birthday Friday.
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Christmas downtown launched on Dec. 5
Holiday events abound in historic downtown Cleveland. The weekend of activities kicks off Friday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m., with Carols in the City and the Community Tree Lighting. Holiday greetings will ...
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Jetport seeks port of entry service
The Cleveland Regional Jetport is pursuing “port of entry” customs designation for international flights. Director of Operations Mark Fidler said the best way for this to happen would be for the Ch...
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Drug sweep nets charges for 2 at BCHS
Four Bradley Central High School students are facing either criminal charges or citations after being caught with drugs during a routine drug search at the school. Lt. Julie Quinn of the Bradley Co...
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History teacher visits historic sites, gathers experience, info for classes
WVHS teacher Christian Mann’s trip funded by Fund for Teachers Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series about how local Fund For Teachers program fellows have been using their experienc...
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Youth Counseling to conduct fundraiser
Cumberland County Playhouse to present ‘A Sanders Family Christmas’ Youth Counseling Service will be holding its first fundraiser and ushering in the Christmas season with “A Sanders Family Christm...
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Around Town
Mark and Brittany Snyder in town to celebrate Friendsgiving ... Devin Walker spending time with a good friend ... Nicki DeLong lending a helping hand ... Elecia Baird pulling off a trick play ... J...
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Lottery Numbers
(AP) — These state lotteries were drawn: Tennessee Friday Cash 3 Evening: 8-1-6, Lucky Sum: 15 Cash 3 Midday: 1-4-4, Lucky Sum: 9 Cash 3 Morning: 8-5-6, Lucky Sum: 19 Cash 4 Evening: 3-8-7-5, Lucky...
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Basket Fund registers about 1,100 for food
Since prior to World War II, the residents of this community have given to a basket fund to feed the needy during the holiday season. This fund has been known as the William Hall Rodgers Christmas ...
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Monday is last day to drop off shoeboxes
Monday is the last day to drop off a filled shoebox at First Baptist Church for Operation Christmas Child. Christy Williams of First Baptist said Friday the site had already collected 6,743 boxes. ...
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