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A view of Bradley County from the outside
We often hear the term “Southern Hospitality,” and some may even think this is just a description of a time that has passed us by and should be thought of as a distant memory. But recently, our com...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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GUEST Columnist: A valuable lesson my father taught me
Someone once said that a "father" is "... a man who can't get on the phone, into the bathroom or out of the house.” My father was a veteran of World War I and he passed away back in 1977. While he ...
Aug 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Keeping it Green: Growing number of activities define Greenway’s purpose
One of the things that has developed out of the presence of the Cleveland/Bradley County Greenway in our community has been the sheer explosion of events that have taken place over the years, and c...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Inkspots: Like a song, ‘Where have all the Alberts gone?’
“I'm very proud of my gold pocket watch. My grandfather, on his deathbed, sold me this watch.” — Woody Allen American Actor & Director (b. Dec. 1, 1935) ——— What are the odds? Beloved Alberts are f...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History 8-24
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 Journa...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joy Writing: Learning leadership styles through the futuristic mindset of ‘Star Trek’
I’ve always been intrigued by “Star Trek.” When I watched the original television show’s episodes and the later movies with my dad, he explained the history of just how ahead of its time the show w...
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Delving into Civil War history in Cleveland
The 150th anniversary of a Confederate railroad raid on Cleveland was observed Sunday by a crowd that filled the old Cleveland depot. Bryan Reed, president of the Bradley County Historical and Gene...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taking the time needed to listen and care
Time, sweet time! Have you noticed that with ALL of the time-saving products, appliances, communication devices and modern conveniences of life each of us has, we need even more time. I know and un...
Aug 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teachers who set goals are student models
Several years ago I had the joy of meeting and getting to know a wonderful young lady here in our community who has now gone on to bigger and better things. Her name is Rita Thomas and at the time ...
Aug 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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My confidence grows on the dance floor
I’ve never felt comfortable on the dance floor in spite of a love for dancing. It tends to both frustrate and induce paralytic panic. My ears work fine and quickly note the rhythm of a song. Howeve...
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reminders of some life-changing experiences
“What Rosalynn and I have seen time and again is that when people become homeowners, their dignity and self-respect increase dramatically. Because they’ve worked so hard themselves to complete the ...
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reviving our city’s birthplace, Taylor’s Spring
The city of Cleveland has a proud history. Much of it comes alive with just a short trip around our historic downtown district and surrounding neighborhoods. The list of buildings and streets on th...
Aug 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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