Soggy Black Friday dampens shopper turnout

Cleveland shoppers were tightfisted with their money on Black Friday, as inflation  threatens to chip away at holiday spending budgets.The day after Thanksgiving, long considered the biggest …
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Former Cleveland resident, daughter perish in crash

A former Cleveland resident and his daughter were killed in a head-on crash near Canton, Ga., Thanksgiving morning, according to the Cherokee County, Ga., Sheriff’s Department.Chris Mynes, 52, and …

Ad hoc committee to plunge into septic tank grant queries

While the Bradley County Commission voted to cancel its Nov. 28 meeting, the Septic System Cost Sharing ad hoc committee will meet for the first time at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28.Commission Chairman …

Jail Dockets 11-26-22

The following information was gathered solely from the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office. This list includes individuals who are, or have been, incarcerated in the Justice Center, and can include arrests made by the BCSO, the Cleveland Police Department, the Charleston Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Drug Task Force and other local law enforcement agencies.

'Mary Poppins' auditions Nov. 29 and Dec. 6

Bang-A-Rang Productions will present “Mary Poppins” in March, and is now looking for players for the show, especially for children to be a part of the fun production.Based on the movie which …

Bottoms up: booze fees filling city coffers

Since 2020, Cleveland package stores have generated nearly $1.3 million in revenue for the city of Cleveland, indicating booze sales are pouring money into city coffers.According to Shawn McKay, city …
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      With the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association bi-annual realignment completed last week, the local football coaches were busy last …

    • Runnin' Raiders take 2 in Orlando

      ORLANDO – Cleveland's unbeaten Runnin' Raiders swept a pair of games in the Sunshine State over the weekend at the tournament schedule …

    • Bearettes notch 2 more wins

      The Bradley Central Bearettes kept their season unscathed as they picked up a pair of victories as hosts of the Erie Insurance Thanksgiving …

    • Lee's Hampton named GSC POW

      BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After helping the Lee University women's basketball team to two wins on the road to start Gulf South Conference play, …

    • UT defending self to NCAA

      Tennessee is defending itself against the NCAA's Level I charge of failing to monitor the football program, saying former coach Jeremy Pruitt …

    • Scoreboard 11-25

      Friday, Nov. 25BASKETBALLCleveland State (M) at Wallace State (Ala.), TBAErie Insurance GirlsThanksgiving Classicat Jim Smiddy ArenaHamilton …


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Library Corner 11-26-22

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Setting boundaries for the sake of family

Yesterday at 10:25 AM
Dear Annie: My mom's husband molested my sister more than 25 years ago. I was a teenager at the time, and because I lived with my dad, I didn't know all that went on. I do know that the case went to court, thanks to my dad, who always stuck out his neck for us. (I'm glad I wasn't living with my mom, because who knows what would have happened to me; my dad has since died.)

Making pillowcases for a dog bed

Yesterday at 9:25 AM
Dear Heloise: After adopting my rescue dog last year, I noticed when buying her cushioned beds, the washing instructions said to throw the whole bed into the washing machine!

Operation Christmas Child collects nearly 30,000 boxes locally

Yesterday at 5:20 AM
Children all around the world will have a happier Christmas as they receive shoeboxes filled with gifts from all across the country through Operation Christmas Child, with nearly 30,000 of them …
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