I-75 congestion, crashes have commuters at wits' ends

Ky Dean describes traffic flow on Interstate 75 between Cleveland and Chattanooga as a “free-for-all.”Dean, owner of The Cupcake Club in Cleveland, told the Cleveland Daily Banner during a phone …
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UPDATE: Fleischmann: Dam lock important to Bradley County

While construction of a new lock at Chickmauga Dam is moving forward, U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) said he expects the project will be completed in 2026, one year past its forecasted …

Charleston River Park improvements include picnic tables

The Charleston River Park, which is well used by Hiwassee River boaters and bathers, soon will have new picnic tables to enjoy.The Charleston Recreation Board learned Tuesday three new round picnic …

Entertainment lined up for Cowpea Festival

Headliner Suzy Boggess’ return to the International Cowpea Festival and Cook-off on Sept. 10 has led a musical group to cancel a date in Pigeon Forge so they can open for the award-winning …

Lee University publishes beliefs on human sexuality, outlines disciplinary measures

Lee University has published its “Statement of Beliefs Concerning Human Sexuality and Gender” after receiving public backlash over the written policies and beliefs. The statement originally …

Finance Committee to put Election Commission on notice

The Bradley County Finance Committee will prepare a letter to the Bradley County Election Commission encouraging it to "practice financial management according to their budget."At the Finance …
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Blood Assurance needs platelet donors

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Blood Assurance issued an urgent public plea Monday, Aug. 15, about the need for platelet donations.The nonprofit only had 32 platelet units available this morning and needs 75-100 platelet units on …

Students get backpacks, supplies as school starts

Wednesday, August 10
School begins in Cleveland and Bradley County this week, and many youngsters will be better prepared after three local events provided them with supplies, including backpacks.On Aug. 3, the Peerless …

Author delights in art sessions at museum

Monday, August 8
The Vincent in question at the Museum & Cultural Center at 5ive Points' weekly event "Art With Vincent" is not Van Gogh — though he might help you find your inner-impressionist — but rather …

The Caring Place: new facility, new services

Saturday, August 6
The Caring Place for 20-plus years has served the community and soon will do it with expanded programs at a new location.The new site, which will be called The Caring Place Care Center, will be …
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