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Legislature completes its work with focus on education, meth
Last week, state legislators wrapped up the second half of the 108th General Assembly, focusing efforts on passing commonsense legislative initiatives to aid both immediate and long-term economic d...
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This Week in History 4-20
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...
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A League of Her Own: Landlords, give responsible pet owners a break
While my presence has only been acknowledged, journalistically speaking, in Cleveland for a little over a year, I have lived in the city for almost six years. Sure, I’m not a “Clevegas” lifer, but ...
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'Strong Thoughts: School pick-up line tests reporter’s patience
Patience may be an important virtue, but I am not the most patient person in the world — or even in my hometown. One day last week, my patience was tested at an elementary school. I ended up being ...
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Mother Interrupted: Mom gets frantic over an Easter egg hunt
Normally, I like to think I’m pretty organized. I know where everything in the house is whether it belongs to me or not, which is a good thing when my husband can’t find his favorite T-shirt (it’s ...
Apr 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tastebuds light up at Downtown Dine Around
A delicious adventure is coming to our historic downtown Cleveland on Thursday, May 1. And it’s just one of many in a series of events being staged downtown through MainStreet and various other org...
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Graves' Yard: In life, laughter is truly the best medicine
I was an editorial writer for a newspaper in Kentucky a few years ago and it was one of the hardest jobs I’ve ever done. Sometimes, there just isn’t anything to opine about or the subjects at hand ...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our County: Easter brings with it a true season of renewal
What do you think of at this time of year? I know that some of you have probably been waiting until later today to file you taxes. Some may have been looking at their yard, lawn or maybe even their...
Apr 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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A question of ‘Who cares what others think?’
If you have ever heard someone say, "I could not care less about what he or she thinks about me,” this person was not telling the truth, according to a recent university study. Over the course of a...
Apr 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Singing a song as a melody through life
“Sing, sing a song … don’t worry if it’s not good enough for anyone else to hear, just sing, sing a song.” — The Carpenters From, “Sing” ——— Singing has always been a part of my life. I remember ca...
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A tribute to Bob and Susan Card
Gracious donation gives Greenway a pavilion
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Having a good name
“Associate with the noblest people you can find; read the best books; live with the mighty. But learn to be happy alone. Rely upon your own energies, and so not wait for, or depend on other people....
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Run Now Relay participants remind us of volunteer spirit
In 1836, Davy Crockett and 65 other Tennessee men signed “an oath as volunteers” to defend and support their brothers and sisters in Texas at the Alamo. They traveled nearly a thousand miles to ext...
Apr 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cleveland ‘Spirit’ running its way to Boston
It has been hard to escape the publicity of the group of two dozen runners who are ready to run from Cleveland to Boston. The Run Now Relay launches Saturday morning in front of the Bradley County ...
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Why exactly would somebody run to Boston?
Somebody recently asked me, “Are you really running a relay race from here in Cleveland, Tennessee, all the way to Boston?” “Yes!” I said with an excited energy of anticipation in my voice. “Over t...
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