Tuesday , 16 October 2018

Local News

Wednesday, November 2nd

The Cleveland Daily Banner- A separate fire from the one near Chilhowee Mountain in Polk County now threatens more Cherokee National Forest land. A fire in the Wolf Creek area of the CNF was first detected on Saturday, and it has reportedly burned over 100 acres of property. Wolf Creek is located off McFarland Road approximately two miles northwest of ... Read More »

Tuesday, November 1st

Local News – A 45-year-old Cleveland man was shot to death inside his home today in what police are calling a domestic incident. Police believe Miranda Cheatham killed her husband, James Cheatham, during a domestic dispute around 6:17 a.m. today. She has not been arrested or charged. West said police are still determining what led to the shooting and whether ... Read More »

Monday, June 13th

State News- Tennessee government leaders have spoken out on Sunday morning’s shooting at an Orlando, FL, mass shooting at a night club. Sen. Bob Corker, R-TN, said via a Twitter post he was “Saddened by the tragedy that occurred overnight in Orlando. Praying for the victims, their families, and our dedicated first responders.” Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-TN, said his “heart ... Read More »

Thursday, December 21st

Chattanooga (WRCB) Three juveniles who are facing aggravated rape and aggravated assault charges will not be returning to Ooltewah High School…that is according to Hamilton County Superintendent Rick Smith. The juveniles were members of the Ooltewah High School basketball team. Police say the victim is a freshman player. The incident reportedly happened during the Smoky Mountain Classic Basketball Tournament. The three are being held ... Read More »

Monday, June 29th

From The Banner- The longtime local businessman and government leader was remembered Saturday during a memorial service filled with music, laughs and tears. Ledford’s most notable legacy is serving the people of Bradley County’s Fifth District as their representative to both the County Court and County Commission for 42 years. His passing last Monday kept family, friends and former colleagues ... Read More »

Tuesday, September 29th

The Times Free Press Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam urged Volkswagen to quickly address consumers’ worries about the company’s vehicle emissions-testing scandal because of the potential impact on sales and jobs at VW’s Chattanooga plant. “My primary concern is getting Volkswagen back to where they’re in a mode to sell cars,” Haslam told reporters in Nashville on Monday. Haslam’s concerns come ... Read More »

Monday, December 28th

The Cleveland Daily Banner- Some roads were closed for a short amount of time, a rock slide occurred on a heavily traveled highway, and river levels rose dramatically. But, all in all, the local area survived the rains over the Christmas holiday rather well. Emergency Management Agency directors Troy Spence and Steve Lofty said it could have been much worse. ... Read More »

Friday, June 26th

NEWS 6/26/15 Top Story WRCB REPORTS- A multi-vehicle crash Thursday evening has left six people dead. Chattanooga police say a total of 9 vehicles and more than 15 people were involved in the wreck on Interstate 75 near Ooltewah. The exact number of people involved is still being determined because victims were taken to different hospitals.  The accident happened after ... Read More »

Thursday, June 25th

NEWS 6/25/15 In a press release- The Cleveland Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying two males wanted in connection with a stolen debit card.  The duo used the card that was taken from a recent car burglary early Tuesday morning at the south Cleveland Walmart. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Matt Jenkins at 423-303-3134. ... Read More »

Wednesday, June 24th

NEWS 6/24/15 Times Free Press- CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Sheriff’s Office will present plans today for providing animal control services to county residents living outside of Cleveland. Residents have not had animal control services since March 2014, but they do have animal sheltering services through the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County. The ... Read More »