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Stories of a world gone mad: An apology to Thanksgiving from those who miss it
Dear Thanksgiving, Things have been tough for you lately, and I for one am sorry. Just a few years ago, you had it made. You were the most festive American holiday. Sure, Independence Day has its c...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘The City With Spirit’ moves ahead, in all directions!
Another construction project has been added to the excitement already taking place on APD 40. Our thanks to the Tennessee Department of Transportation for placing a high priority on a new interchan...
Nov 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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A worthy honor for one of Bradley County’s best
“Action is greater than writing. A good man is a nobler object of contemplation than a great author. There are but two things worth living for: to do what is worthy of being written, and to write w...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two groups that nurture our SE Tennessee region
After serving as Bradley County’s mayor for several years, some may think there has to be a point in time when you have determined that you “have seen it all” or “have heard it all.” Happily, this ...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Internet: It’s a powerful device, but be careful
A cluttered mind or a cluttered office can drag you down, and that's why I've decided to use today's column to do a little mental house cleaning. I don't know about you, but I function best when th...
Nov 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joy Writing: Keep stress in check this holiday season
The busiest shopping season of the year is about to descend upon us. The latest toys, the best sales and the quickest recipes — all-promising to make this the “best holiday season ever.” Shopping c...
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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InkSpots: A tragic story of pigskin and pigtails, 46 years later
“Everything had to be perfect. It was just a series of events that fit together. The game ran late, there was a lot of scoring; there were some injuries that stopped play. And if the Jets had won, ...
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Week in History 11-16
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...
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stories of a world gone mad: Of course you’re not sleepy, you’re on Candid Camera
A couple of days ago, a friend of mine told me about a sleep study he recently underwent. As he told the story, I was fascinated — not so much by the science involved, but by his fortitude. In case...
Nov 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Our County: A salute to our veterans who have earned this day
Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday observed on Nov. 11. It coincides with...
Nov 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘A Soldier Died Today’
A poet who understands the price of freedom
Nov 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pictures of life and love: Each is an escape from the daily drudge
My desk remained bare for the first two years of my employment at the Cleveland Daily Banner. Actually, the word “bare” is a bit misleading. More often than not, there are heaps of newspapers, pamp...
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reflections on an old soldier, and a good man
“The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst.” — Harry Emerson Fosdick American Pastor (1878-1969) ——— Funny thing about Dad, I loved the man dearly and deep inside I probably a...
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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The 11th Hour
Tuesday is Nov. 11 and anyone who has been in the military knows that is Veterans Day, a day set aside to thank U.S. veterans for their service to our country. It also commemorates the end of World...
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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A Doughboy’s Story: World War I soldier writes home
(Editor’s Note: Titled “A Doughboy’s Story,” the following submission to the Cleveland Daily Banner is written by Dr. Jim Burns, a professor emeritus at the University of Florida who is a periodic ...
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