Church history shines through restored ‘broken glass’ windows

Bits of glass, each with their own unique qualities, come together to form a greater whole. Portraying events and themes from scripture, the windows of a church can also be a reflection of the body …
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College Hill alums gather for luncheon

College Hill School alumni gathered for a luncheon at College Hill Recreation Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, the site where the school operated from 1883 until 1966 when the segregation era …

Commission to vote Monday on PILOT for SK Food Group

Meeting at 7 p.m. at the county courthouse commission room, the Bradley County Commission will help to seal the deal for SK Food Group, Inc. coming to Cleveland.County Mayor D. Gary Davis presented …

Retired teachers group donates to Isaiah 117 House

Recently, Cleveland/Bradley County Retired Teachers Association met for their bi-monthly meeting at the Elks Club.

This Week in History 2-4-23

COLDEST IN 47 YEARS, SAY OLD TIMERS: The mercury plummeted to anywhere from 20 to 2 degrees below zero here today, depending on the location and accuracy in thermometers, but undoubtedly 16 to 12 below readings were accurate in view of the fact that so many residents report these sub-zero recordings. Tennessee Nursery company’s thermometers, government tested, recorded a low of 14 below at 6 a.m. They stood 10 below at 8 a.m. and 4 below at 9 a.m. Charleston reported a low of 13 and from Dry Valley G.L. Ledford reported 20 degrees. U.S. River Gauger Tom Bates in Charleston said that ice floes are floating down the Hiwassee, but that due to the rise and fall of the river by Parksville dam flow, there is no chance for the river to freeze.

CSCC and TWU to offer seamless transfer for law enforcement students

Cleveland State Community College and Tennessee Wesleyan University announced they will allow a smooth transition for criminal justice or law enforcement students graduating from the community …
Latest Sports
    • 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 …

    • Lee tracksters set 4 school records

      BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Lee University track had a very productive weekend with nine Top 10 finishes at the Camel City Invitational Friday and …

    • 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 …

    • Flame netters win again

      The Lee University men’s tennis team improved its record to 2-0 with a 7-0 defeat of Milligan University Saturday afternoon at the DeVos …

    • Lee lacrosse takes opener

      GREENEVILLE — Megan Trout scored six goals and Brittney White added four to back a solid defensive effort as the Lee University women's …

    • Cleveland doubles up at State Duals

      FRANKLIN — Cleveland High’s wrestling team is used to making new marks in the TSSAA record book, but Saturday’s accomplishment at the 2023 …

    • Raiders sweep past Herds

      Despite trailing in first half of their games, both Cleveland squads used big second halves to handle rival Walker Valley, Friday in Raider …

    • Bradley, Tribe split key district twinbill

      Bradley Central traveled to the McMinn County ‘Reservation’ on Friday for the second District 5-4A doubleheader of the season with their …

    • 'Murph' shares sage advice

      “If you want to be a success, help someone succeed.”That was one of several pieces of sage advice former Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy …

    • Four locals sign collegiate gridiron offers

      A trio of local football standouts inked National Letters of Intent on National Signing Day Wednesday, while another was scheduled to so on …


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Lee University 'phreshmen' find novel phages

3 days ago
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

3 days ago
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

3 days ago
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

3 days ago
For more information on the library, its resources and events, visit, search Cleveland Bradley County Public Library on social media or call 423-472-2163.
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