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Special Days 12-24
Rhonda Logsdon, Chris Beavers, John Tyler Jr. and Susan Ledford, who are celebrating birthdays today ... Alvin and Ruth Bankston, who are celebrating 45th anniversary today. ... Gregory Cook, who w...
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The Cherokee Hiking Club
The Cherokee Hiking Club held its annual Christmas dinner/party at the Mountain View restaurant on Dec. 13. Jennifer Schroll installed the newly elected officers with the theme involving paper link...
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Sheriff’s Office has evening of laughs, recognition
The life of a law enforcement officer is constantly full of risk and sacrifice. So the deputies and staff of the Bradley County Sheriff’s office can be excused if they took one night and had some f...
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Lee’s international students celebrate Christmas
As part of an annual tradition, the Lee University Financial Aid Office hosted “Christmas Around the World” on Monday, Dec. 15. The party, hosted specifically for international students, or any oth...
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Posing with Santa: Straight from an editor’s desk
OK, folks. I get it. I get it. Call off the reindeer! No more writing personal columns about first-time photographs with Santa Claus — almost six decades after my birth — without publishing the pic...
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Saying goodbye to holiday Scrooge: Newspaper reporter learns the love of Christmas
I’m not someone you’d describe as “festive,” by any stretch of the imagination. The holidays, as I view them all indiscriminately, are just another square on my desk calendar — a time to be worked,...
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Merry Christmas to our hometown!
In just a few hours, joyful Cleveland and Bradley County families will gather around twinkling Christmas trees to share their love with warm hugs and brightly wrapped packages. Our families at the ...
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Writing a church Christmas event with no carols?
Can you imagine going to your church’s Christmas program and hearing not one note of Christmas music? There would be no “Joy to the World,” “Away in a Manger,” or “It Came Upon A Midnight Clear.” C...
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A Christmas miracle: Bobby Shankle owes his life to some angels in uniforms
Every Christmas is a special one for Bobby Shankle. By all accounts, he should not even be alive. But, it was because of angels wearing the uniform of the Bradley County Fire-Rescue he is able to e...
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Police: Missouri officer kills man who pulled gun
BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis police officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him at a gas station, police said. Scuffles broke out early Wednesday between police officers and...
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WVHS band brings Christmas cheer to busy floor at Amazon
If there is one place in Bradley County guaranteed to be busy during the Christmas season, it is the Amazon fulfillment center in Charleston. Workers at the center recently got a visit from their n...
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SPCA keeping capacity goals at its shelter
The SPCA animal adoption center is maintaining its capacity goals and board members are crediting the staff and the public for helping to keep that goal. Kristen Harvey, interim director of operati...
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SAR recognizes local businessman Allan Jones for flag display at HC
One of Cleveland businessman Allan Jones’ first actions after acquiring Hardwick Clothes earlier this year was to unveil a new logo for the company that prominently represented “Old Glory.” Since t...
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Jones says TVA lawsuit is retaliatory
“I am not going to back down.” That is Cleveland businessman Allan Jones’ response to a lawsuit filed against him and his business entities by the Tennessee Valley Authority. The agency filed suit ...
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‘What about one more?’
One local business has made decorating for Christmas an annual tradition that has provided both paying customers and window shoppers alike with an extra dose of holiday cheer. Like many businesses,...
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