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THIS WEEK IN HISTORY – 2002 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
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LIBRARY CORNER June 13 – June 19 The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library has entered Phase 4.5 of our 5-Phase Reopening Plan. Face coverings are requested but no longer required to enter the library. Reservations may be required depending on the time of day and location that you plan to visit. To make a reservation for computer use, please call the Nonfiction Desk at 423-472-2163, ext. 126. For all other reservations, please contact the Administrative Assistant at 423-472-2163, ext. 110.   SUNDAY | June 13   Summer STEAM - THE CHALLENGE - with Mr. Mike more
Guide dog Wiggles sits with handler, Christy O’Dell, outside the YMCA. more
Statehood display more
The first word in the organization’s title gives you an idea of who benefits from the many services it provides: family.The Family Resource Agency provides that second word in its title too — … more
Local 4-Hers were able to enjoy many different activities they would normally participate in during summer camp this past Monday, as the Tri-State Exhibition Center hosted the Traveling Road Show … more
Life Bridges provides services to 175 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but Saturday, it would be difficult to see any of these special individuals having anything other than … more
Lee University International Piano Festival winners announced   Nhi Luong and Hans Chan were named the winners of the 16th Lee University International Piano Festival and Competition, coming in first and second place, respectively. Their prizes were among six monetary awards distributed to Festival winners, concluding the virtual competition held May 27 through 31.  “The standard of the competition was extremely high and the adjudicators had a difficult time selecting the winners at the end,” said Dr. Jonathan Jung, Festival director and music professor at Lee. “We are tremendously grateful to see so many talented young pianists joining the Piano Festival this year and look forward to hosting our future events in person.” Luong was awarded $3,000 for first prize and Chan received $2,000 for second place. Carey Byron and Adrian King tied for third and each received $700. Yian Wang won $400 for fifth place, and sixth prize of $200 went to Angelina Ning. Winners were chosen from a field of 20 young pianists, all of whom participated in the week-long festival. The Festival participants enjoyed performances by world-renowned guest artists Christopher Harding and Thomas Lanners, along with virtual instruction from Lee University School of Music faculty members Jung, ChoEun Lee, and Phillip Thomas. Born and raised in a musical family, Vietnamese pianist Luong started playing piano at the age of 4. In 2017, she won first at the Yong Siew Toh Concerto Competition and performed with the Conservatory Orchestra. She has been the recipient of the Steven Baxter Memorial Scholarship, Lyra Foundation Grant, and the Yong Siew Toh Artistic Development Grant. Chan, from St. Louis, Missouri, is a senior at Eastman School of Music, currently studying with Professor Alan Chow. Chan has won numerous awards and been a scholarship student at festivals such as Pianofest in the Hamptons and PianoSummer at New Paltz. He has also performed as soloist with the Alicante Symphony Orchestra in Perugia, Italy, as well as given solo performances in cities including Gijon (Spain), New York City, Seattle, Rochester, and St. Louis. Byron, 16, began her piano studies at the age of 4. She has won numerous awards including the 2021 YoungArts’ National Arts Competition as a finalist and first prizes at the MostArts Festival Young Pianist Competition, Los Angeles Young Musician International Competition, and Franz Liszt International Competition. She is a Young Scholar of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation and a finalist in From the Top. King is a high school senior from Silverdale, Washington. He has been a prize winner at many international competitions in both piano solo, concerto, and duet categories. He was the winner of the 2019 Seattle International Piano Competition, received first prize at the 2018 Aloha International Piano Competition, and was a National YoungArts winner in 2019, 2020, and 2021. Wang began studying piano performance at the age of 5 and graduated from Sichuan, China. In 2012, she held her first solo recital, which included 12 Chopin Etudes. She has won the bronze prize at the 15th Chopin International Piano Competition in Asia, third prize at the Fifth Kawai Asia Piano Competition, and bronze prize at the Changjiang Piano National Competition. Ning’s past awards include top prizes at the Carmel Klavier International Piano Competition, East Carolina University Young Artists Competition, Dubois Piano Competition, and the Steinway Piano Competition in Miami. In 2019, she was featured on NPR’s From the Top and most recently received first prizes in the Ocala Young Artist Competition and the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Young Artists Competition. For information on the annual Lee University International Piano Festival and Competition, contact Lee’s School of Music at (423) 614-8264 or visit the Piano Festival’s website at https://www.leeupianofestival.com.   more
Girls on the Run of Southeast Tennessee is offering “a one-of-a-kind” opportunity for girls to build self-confidence and learn life skills at Camp GOTR this summer. Designed for girls in third through fifth grades, the camp will be held July 19 through 23, 8 a.m. to noon, at Lee University. more
Hardison presents program on Palatine migration more
THE PRUSSIAN Grenadier Sabre capture by Corporal John Edmunds (1757-1846)during the Battle of Trenton, American Revolutionary War was shown by his descendant Retired Air Force Col. Col Donald Edmunds during the Col. Benjamin Cleveland Chapter, SAR, meeting in May. CHAPTER PRESIDENT Jerry Hjellum presented Compatriot Col. Donald Edmunds with a Certificate of Appreciation for his interesting Revolutionary War-related story. TN STATE SAR President-Elect Fred Underdown and Chapter President Jerry Hjellum presented 2nd Lt. Ella Kidd with a Bronze Good Citizenship Medal and Certificate for her outstanding services to the community as flag sentry. Not shown is AMVETS Post #13 Commander, Daniel Koob, sponsor for 2nd Lt. Kidd. more
LIBRARY CORNER June 6 – June 12 The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library has entered Phase 4.5 of our 5-Phase Reopening Plan. Face coverings are requested but no longer required to enter the library. Reservations may be required depending on the time of day and location 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 contact the Administrative Assistant at 423-472-2163, ext. 110.   SUNDAY | June 6   Summer STEAM - THE CHALLENGE - with Mr. Mike more
On May 28, Robert and Jeanette Cary celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary. A party was held at Morningside of Cleveland, where they reside. more
It is a piece of history that many do not want to remember, but it is a part of history the Cherokee people want their children to know and learn.The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation during … more
Cherokee Hiking Club meeting is Thursday more
While overnight 4-H camps in Tennessee have been canceled this year, it doesn’t mean that there won’t be any fun camps operating during the day.One of the special camps the local Bradley County … more
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