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COVID-19 ACTIVE CASES STILL DROPPING; DOWN TO 881

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Bradley County fell by another 107 individuals over the weekend — as compared to Friday's report — continuing an easing of the latest surge that began its …
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Jack Clark to be inducted into SGMA Hall of Fame

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Jack Clark was always “fascinated by piano.” At the age of 5, his mother began his piano training. Now at age 87, Clark is being honored for his expertise with induction into the Southern Gospel Music Association’s Hall of Fame on Tuesday in Pigeon Forge. Clark is one of four gospel artists being added in the SGMA’s class of 2021. Also, being honored are Karen Peck Gooch, Marlin Taylor and Aaron Wilburn.

Aldersgate Garden Club learns about ‘Nicodemus flower’

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Aldersgate Garden Club learns about ‘Nicodemus flower’ The Aldersgate Garden Club held its monthly meeting in August via Zoom at Noon. Cynthia Humes, president, called the meeting to order. Charlotte Scott gave the devotion “Wisely Weeding” from Psalm 139:1-6, 23-24, followed by prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. The minutes were approved as submitted by Secretary Jackie Westfield. The Financial Report was approved as emailed with discussed changes by treasurer Lelia Johnson. Nine members were in attendance with Edwina Robinson serving as hostess. Robinson presented a program on the Nicodemus Flower. She opened with referring to the flower as being called the Evening Primrose or the Night Rose. It is a fascinating and interesting flower. She has found herself comparing the flower with the biblical name Nicodemus in the Book of John 3:1-10. These scriptures talk about the ruler of the Pharisees who came to Jesus by night with a question of growth. The flower only opens up at night and closes at sunrise. The color is a bright yellow representing hope and happiness. When Nicodemus asked Jesus the question, how can you be born again? Jesus answered him, unless one is born again from water and spirit, he cannot be in God’s Heaven. This plant takes water, soil and the hand of God to grow; born from a seed, a bulb, or a small plant. This flower is a native plant and is an Annual. It gets new leaves in late spring from the seeds that have fallen on the ground and grows to a tall 4 to 5 feet stem. The leaves are 4 to 8 inches long and the flower grows alternate of each other, 2 inches wide with 4 peddles overlapping each other.

9-26 Library Corner

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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.   MONDAY | September 27   Monday Wiggles

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Dear Annie: This is in response to "Let the Truth Out." I was the woman on the hurt partner end of an affair, and I disagree with your advice not to tell the wife about her husband's cheating. The …

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