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Local News

Friday, June 12th

The Times Free Press Reports- Cleveland City Manager Janice Casteel upheld the demotion and reassignments of Officer Jeff Griggs and Lt. Steve Tyson on Thursday, but she cited different policies than those under which they were originally disciplined.  Griggs and Tyson appealed in a May 21 hearing. Casteel’s response came Thursday in the form of separate, seven-page letters. The letters ... Read More »

Thursday, November 12th

The Chattanoogan reports- Lake Forest Middle School is in the process of presenting plans to rebuild the main part of their school in the near future, and it is running over budget. This process has been in the works for a while, but now it is a priority, Bradley County School Board members indicated at a work session on Tuesday. ... Read More »

Wednesday, November 11

Channel 3 reports- Volkswagen of America has halted production of diesel-powered 2016 Passat midsize sedans at its plant in Chattanooga, according to a report in the industry publication Automotive News. “As we are in the middle of the ramp up of the production volume, it is no problem to adjust the mix to accommodate this change,” Scott Wilson, VW’s spokesman ... Read More »

Thursday, June 11th

From The Times Free Press- The owner of a pit bull that bit a 73-year-old woman several times Wednesday morning has been charged with a felony for letting the animal roam, Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson said. Patty Debusk was walking on Maryland Circle near Dockery Lane when the female pit bull attacked and bit her in multiple places, a ... Read More »

Thursday, December 10th

The Cleveland Daily Banner- The Tennessee State Comptroller’s office has released the audit for Bradley County for the fiscal year ending June 30. The report, released Wednesday morning, shows six “findings,” or issues identified during the audit. Findings include criteria or basis for determining that a problem does exist, a condition or situation that was observed, the effect or impact of ... Read More »

Wednesday, June 10th

From News Channel 3- HAMILTON COUNTY, TN (WRCB) – Tennessee Highway Patrol and Chattanooga Police worked an accident on Interstate 75 southbound at mile marker 14. Dispatch says a construction worker was hit.  The condition of the victim is unknown at this time. The call came in to dispatch around 11:30 Tuesdaynight.  The Interstate was  shutdown so emergency workers could ... Read More »

Tuesday, November 10th

The Times Free Press- CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council does not have a united vision concerning what changes, if any, ought to be considered concerning the city’s 22-year-old charter. On Monday, Councilman Bill Estes called for his peers to ensure that the revived panel has clear directions regarding its assignment, citing a lack of clarity voiced by a ... Read More »

Wednesday, December 9th

Channel 3- There is new information surrounding a double homicide in Cleveland. Police found the suspect, a former Cleveland firefighter, more than 100 miles away in middle Tennessee. He was charged him with two counts of first degree murder. Ross Anderson is accused of killing 30-year-old Rachael Johnson and her five-year-old son. Investigators say both victims were shot. It happened ... Read More »

Monday, November 9th

Times Free Press- CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council is expected to continue today its comprehensive review and revision of the city’s personnel policies. The council’s agenda includes consideration of a technology policy by Councilman Richard Banks and a proposal to decide whether to have a process for employees to appeal disciplinary actions. “With these updated policies, we want ... Read More »

Wednesday, September 9th

The Chattanoogan- The Bradley County Commission, after an impassioned plea by Commissioner Dan Rawls, voted 14-0 on Tuesday night to ask Gov. Bill Haslam and the Tennessee General Assembly to defund Planned Parenthood. The commission also voted down a move by Commissioner Thomas Crye to ask the General Assembly to put the Insure Tennessee program into place. He said some ... Read More »