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Firefighters seeking public support for PTSD bill

Earlier this week, the Cleveland Fire Department invited local residents to stop by fire station No. 1 to sign a flag, which will be presented to Nashville lawmakers to urge them to pass the James …
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Time to grow up!

If you are a seeker or a new believer, then today’s verses contain a message that you should lay on the shelf of remembrance. It’s probably not for you today but it will be for you in the near future, so just hang onto it and don’t forget it.

City schools one step closer to moving to Raider Drive

Cleveland City Schools' central offices will soon have a new home.On Monday, Feb. 6, CCS' Board of Education agreed to purchase the 48,000-square-foot former First Tennessee Bank building from …

Mardi Gras at the Museum is Feb. 21

The Museum & Cultural Center at 5ive Points will host Mardi Gras festivities Tuesday, Feb. 21, starting at 6:30 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an evening of music and dancing to the …

Lee University to host Honor Choir showcase

More than 270 high school students, representing 19 schools, will visit Lee University’s campus Friday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 11, to participate in the annual Honor Choir. The event will …

Jacobs is speaker at Polk ChamberMania '23

Make plans now and join the Polk County Chamber of Commerce for  ChamberMania '23 — its annual banquet. The event is slated for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Ocoee Crest (1020 Thomas Road …
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    • Tribe takes district title in split with Raiders

      ATHENS — The game that was expected to be a blowout went down to the wire, while the expected tooth-and-toenail bloody fight for the District …

    • Lee's Trout named GSC POW

      BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After leading the Lee University women's lacrosse team to a win last Saturday afternoon, Megan Trout has been named the …

    • Mustangs rally past Bears in OT

      The final Bradley County doubleheader of the regular season ended with a split decision Tuesday night, as the Bearettes dominated in the opener …

    • Scoreboard 2-8

      Wednesday, Feb. 8BASEBALLCleveland State at Calhoun (Ga.) CC, 2 LMU at Lee (DH), 3SOFTBALLLMU at Lee (DH), 2Thursday, Feb. …

    • Scoreboard 2-7

      Tuesday, Feb. 7BASKETBALLWalker Valley at Bradley Central, 6 (JV, 3:30)Cleveland at McMinn County, 6 (JV, 3:30)Polk County at Tellico Plains, 6 …

    • North Lee claims county hoop title

      THE LADY RAMS of North Lee won the first-third grade Bradley County Elementary School league and tournament championships this past season. …

    • SB Lady Cougars split openers

      Cleveland State travelled to Cartersville, Georgia, on Sunday putting up 13 hits in each games, but split a season-opening doubleheader with …

    • Hoop Cougars split with Pioneers

      Cleveland State split a home TCCAA twinbill Saturday against Volunteer State, in the L. Quentin Lane Gymnasium.The Lady Cougars launched back …

    • Scoreboard 2-6

      Tuesday, Feb. 7BASKETBALLWalker Valley at Bradley Central, 6 (JV, 3:30)Cleveland at McMinn County, 6 (JV, 3:30)Polk County at Tellico Plains, 6 …

    • Diamond Flames drop 2-of-3 in opening action

      Visiting Hillsdale College posted two runs in the top of the ninth inning and then turned back a rally by the Lee University baseball team in …

    • Lee hoopsters sweep AUM

      MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Lee University basketball squads claimed a pair of key Gulf South Conference victories at Auburn Montgomery Saturday …

    • Diamond Cougars split opening DH

      Cleveland State baseball squad split its season-opening doubleheader home opener Saturday against Gordon State (Ala.) College.The Cougars took …

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Dear Annie: From a painful childhood to a dream come true

Yesterday at 10:05 AM
Dear Annie: I lived a parallel childhood with the pain of an extremely abusive mother and a father who buried his head in the sand. I did confront him years ago about why he didn't protect me, and he was thoughtful and then emotional when he replied, "I guess she treated me that way, too, and I was afraid of centering her attention back on me. I never thought about how hard that must've been for you."

Hints from Heloise: Attach shopping list to grocery cart

Yesterday at 10:05 AM
Dear Heloise: I keep an index card taped on a door near the kitchen, so as I become aware of needed groceries and other items, I jot them down. I usually forget them if I don't do this. Then, when I go to the grocery with my index card, it is easy to attach it to the grocery cart right above the top storage section to scratch off items easily as I grab them!

Third time is the charm for Goldie Whaley

Yesterday at 9:00 AM
“I can’t do this; it’s not for me.” These were the words that Goldie Whaley uttered to herself not once but twice while attempting college. Whaley graduated from Cleveland High School in 2011 and enrolled at Cleveland State that fall. After a hard class, she was discouraged and dropped out. In 2016, she decided to try it again, but dropped out again. Now, Whaley will graduate from Cleveland State with a degree in medical assisting this May.

Making moves: Winners named at the Bradley County Chess Championship

Yesterday at 8:05 AM
The 25th annual Bradley County Chess Championship was held Jan. 28 at Cleveland Middle School.
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