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Teen reported missing
Special to the Banner Polk County officials are investigating a report from the family of a missing teenager, Chelsea Myers, 17, was reported missing last week, and has not yet been located. The sh...
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Teacher evaluation proposals reviewed
Local education officials recently shared their perspectives on proposals announced by Gov. Bill Haslam on how public school students are evaluated and how much their test scores could factor into ...
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Gas prices fall below $2; may drop lower
The big question in Cleveland and Bradley County this week is “How far will it go?” It wasn’t about the holiday excitement or the shopping frenzy or the coming New Year. It was the fact that regula...
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Howell: Haslam is preparing plan to raise state’s gas tax
Gov. Bill Haslam has communicated to state legislators to prepare for a proposal raising the state’s gas tax during the new legislative session beginning next month. The item was revealed by state ...
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More than 1,000 food boxes are given out
The William Hall Rodgers Basket Fund total stands at $21,134 after contributions of $1,125 were donated this week. The goal for the fund is $28,000. Just over 1,000 boxes of food staples were given...
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Around Town
Daphne Johnson about to get her photo in the paper ... Tony Khan getting run over with customers ... Bob Braun not getting any takers for his musical Volunteer hat ... Lucy and Annie Oakley trying ...
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Letters to Santa
Youngsters (12 and under) will be able to share their holiday wish list by writing a letter to Santa, in care of the Cleveland Daily Banner. Letters will retain the writer’s spelling and grammar. D...
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Howell, TDOT praised for start of Lauderdale Highway project
Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson has expressed excitement about progress being made on Lauderdale Highway in northern Bradley County. The area near Exit 33 and the intersection at Walker Valley R...
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Hunt gives year-ending update on progress made at the library
Cleveland-Bradley County Library Director Andy Hunt served as program director Thursday for the Kiwanis Club luncheon at the Mountainview Inn ... and selected himself as the guest speaker. It was t...
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Lottery Numbers
(AP) — These lotteries were drawn Thursday: Tennessee Cash 3 Evening: 5-5-8, Lucky Sum: 18 Cash 3 Midday: 5-8-8, Lucky Sum: 21 Cash 3 Morning: 8-3-7 Cash 4 Evening: 5-2-3-7, Lucky Sum: 17 Cash 4 Mi...
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UT students eye Inman safety work
Improvements to pedestrian and bicyclist safety on Inman Street was the focus of recent presentations by University of Tennessee senior design project students to Cleveland leaders. The presentatio...
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Around Town
Trish Price seeing “Scrooge, the Musical” at Cumberland County Playhouse, and having a great time with friends from Roane County ... MacKenzie Gonzalez excited over starting cheerleading for Mayfie...
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It’s a Special Day For...
Brandon Barefield, Caleb N. Taylor and Terry Torbett, who are celebrating birthdays today ... Lloyd Beasley, who is celebrating his 71st birthday today ... Alexander Silvers, who is celebrating his...
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Volunteer urges new recruits in WHR fund: John Moses big believer
Nearly 1,100 families will collect boxes of food Saturday they may not ordinarily have thanks to the efforts of donors and volunteers with the William Hall Rodgers Christmas Basket Fund. John Moses...
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Christmas at Fort Hill: Venture Crew youth place 200 crosses, wreaths for veterans
Braving the cold temperatures Wednesday afternoon, the Venture Crew youth, sponsored by Daniel Koob’s AmVets Post 13, honored the veterans laid to rest at Fort Hill Cemetery by placing crosses and ...
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