Samples Act back on General Assembly's agenda

Although the effort to pass the James "Dustin" Samples Act foundered during the Tennessee General Assembly's 2022 legislative session, the drive to pass the PTSD bill is back on the legislature's …
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'P-I-O-N-E-E-R-E-D' is winning word at CMS spelling bee

Cleveland Middle School hosted its annual spelling bee on Tuesday, Jan. 31.Samuel Cash won first place when he correctly spelled "pioneered.""It's an exciting time to showcase our students' talents …

Today in History 2-4-23

Today is Saturday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2023. There are 330 days left in the year.

UPDATE: Celebration of Cowan's life to be held Sunday

A memorial gathering to celebrate the life of Cleveland restaurateur Kay Jenkins Cowan will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5, at Jenkins’ Restaurant & Deli in Cleveland.Cowan, 76, …

Election commissioner reflects on civic duty

With the November general election in the rearview mirror, Bradley County Election Commissioner Kezmond Pugh has had time to reflect on getting through his first election cycle.In an interview with …

Restaurant Inspections 2-4-23

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Lee University 'phreshmen' find novel phages

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In the fall of 2022, a team of Lee University freshmen began an exciting new research experience discovering and characterizing novel bacteriophages (viruses that infect bacteria). The students’ …

Hints from Heloise: Humidifier helps with dry skin

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Dear Heloise: Regarding Courtney W.'s question about alleviating dry winter skin, I would like to recommend using a humidifier. I've used one for years due to dry skin, and it helps not only my skin, but also my dry hair and sinuses. They're readily available, as is the distilled water used in them. I even have a small portable one for travel! — Cindy C., Redlands, California

Dear Annie: My daughter's defiance devastates me

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Dear Annie: My daughter, "Melanie," now 34, dated a boy when she was 15. It only lasted a few months. Melanie and I had a great relationship before they started dating. The boy's mother has kept her relationship with Melanie to this day. She always loved Melanie and constantly made remarks that her son was an idiot for ending the relationship. She'd say things like how she wanted a daughter just like mine.

Library Corner 02-04-23

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