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North Lee Ruritan Club presents scholarships
The North Lee Ruritan Club recently presented scholarships to three applicants. The presentations were made by North Lee Ruritan member Dan Howell to Elijah West, Erin Clark and Tiffani Moses. From...
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BCHS Class of 1959 Reunion Committee
Members of the BCHS Class of 1959 met recently at the home of Jack and La Verne Easterly to finalize plans for the 55-year reunion and prepare invitations for mailing. From left, front, are Jackie ...
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Bradley County Democratic Women's lunch
​Bradley County Democratic Women's lunch was attended by Carolyn Harris, Pam Edgemon, Gloria Smiddy, Jiggs Mullinax, (standing) Jamie Hargis, Mildred Sparkman, Pat Minor and Angela Minor.
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Graham Hammond urges Congress to fund research for cystic fibrosis
On June 26, Graham Hammond, a junior at Cleveland High, joined 70 teens from across the United States to help raise awareness of cystic fibrosis among officials in Washington, D.C., and to ask for ...
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Heat, humidity impact tomato plant growth
What’s red, round and inspires the most calls to the County Extension office in July? If you guessed Frisbees or kickballs you’d be wrong, but if you guessed tomatoes, then I’d have to shake your h...
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Lottery Numbers
(AP) — These Tennessee and Georgia lotteries were drawn Friday and Saturday: TENNESSEE Friday Cash 3 Evening — 6-9-9, Lucky Sum: 24 Cash 3 Midday — 7-8-2, Lucky Sum: 17 Cash 3 Morning — 6-1-8 Cash ...
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McKenzie Covrig wins ‘Best of Show’ in duck stamp contest
All of the Agape Art Academy students – about 50 per year (not including adults) – participate in The Federal Junior Duck Stamp contest, regardless of their beginner or advanced status. The contest...
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Woodmen of the World present new flags

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Your Best Shot 7-13
Recent photos — within the last year — may be submitted for Your Best Shot by emailing gwen.swiger@cleveland banner.com, mailing good quality photos to Your Best Shot, P.O. Box 3600, Cleveland, TN ...
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Seth Eachus to attend STEM forum
Seth Eachus, an upcoming freshman at Bradley Central High School, received a full scholarship to the National Youth Leadership Forum: Explore STEM July 13 through 18 at Loyola University in Chicago...
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Cowpea Festival photo contest continues for 2014
The date for the third International Cowpea Festival and Cook-off is set for Sept. 13 in Charleston, which means amateur photographers can begin to watch for photo opportunities across the seasons ...
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Rena Mae Kidd celebrates her 100th birthday
Rena Mae Humphrey Kidd, a resident of the Cleveland Towers, recently celebrated her 100th birthday. She was born July 6, 1914, in Maryville and spent her early years in Santa Clara, Calif. Her dad ...
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NCAA gives Lee ‘provisional’ status
The Lee University athletic program has passed another major milestone in the three-year process of gaining full membership into NCAA Division II and the Gulf South Conference. On Friday the NCAA M...
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Inky Johnson to be speaker for UW lunch
Inspirational speaker and former University of Tennessee football player Inky Johnson will be the guest speaker at United Way of Bradley County’s Day of Action luncheon on Friday, Aug. 1. The lunch...
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Keith Mumford takes reins as Sunrise Rotary president
The Bradley Sunrise Rotary Club recently elected a new president for the year. New president Keith Mumford spent the local civic club’s Thursday meeting sharing what its members accomplished over t...
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