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Local News

Tuesday, November 17th

In a release to our station- Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson says expert criminals recently targeted him and his deputies. The sheriff’s personal Facebook page was hacked, and a sheriff’s office credit card was accessed by unauthorized persons, he said Monday in a news release. Watson also said his name and personal information was used in an emergency room in ... Read More »

Wednesday, June 17th

From The Cleveland Daily Banner- State Rep. Kevin Brooks, R-Cleveland representing the 24th Legislative District, presented an overview of the last legislative session at the monthly MainStreet Cleveland luncheon on Monday. But, before presenting the audience with his review of actions in the General Assembly, Brooks gave the floor to his guest, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Chattanooga representing the 3rd ... Read More »

School Closings

Updates for 2/18 Bradley County schools are on regular schedule. Cleveland City schools are on regular schedule. United Community Bank, both Cleveland Offices, will open at 10am. Hamilton County Schools — two hour delay Grundy County Schools — closed Marion County Schools — closed McMinn County Schools — closed Meigs County — closed Polk County Schools — closed Rhea County ... Read More »

Wednesday, December 16th

Channel 3- BRADLEY COUNTY, TN (WRCB) –Heavy fog forced troopers to shut down several miles of I-75 in northern Bradley County for a little under an hour on Tuesday morning. This happened just days after the 25th anniversary of the fog-related crash that killed 12 people in a 99-car pileup back in 1990. Officers with Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that ... Read More »

Monday, November 16th

Channel 3- A McMinn County man was killed Saturday while trying to cut down a tree. McMinn County Sheriff Joe Guy tells Channel 3 the accident happened Saturdayafternoon along Highway 30 West. He says Clifford Drumwright was trying to pull down the tree with a chain attached to a backhoe when it fell. The Cleveland Daily Banner reports- 16 Bradley ... Read More »

Wednesday, September 16th

Chattanooga Unite Schedule 2 p.m. Armed Forces Parade along Broad Street from M.L. King Boulevard to the riverfront at Ross’s Landing 3 p.m. * Memorial Service and Remembrance * National anthem and Pledge of Allegiance * Presentation of military colors * Tributes from community and military leaders * Eternal Father” (Navy and Marine funeral song) * Flags presented to families ... Read More »

Tuesday, June 16th

From The Chattanoogan- The Bradley County Commission on Monday voted 7-6 against a proposed 10-cent property tax increase to fund new construction at Lake Forest Middle School. Several members of the commission articulated their opinions that the proposed tax increase was unnecessary until next year, if necessary even then, and that no real benefits would be seen from that increased ... Read More »

Tuesday, September 15th

The Chattanoogan reports- The executive secretary to Dr. William “Bill” Estes, dean of the Helen DeVos College of Education at Lee University, was one of two people killed in a wreck in the Florida Panhandle on Friday. Karen Brown, 67, was traveling on a vacation trip with friends. The driver of one of the vehicles involved, 49-year-old Sandra Kidd of ... Read More »

Monday, December 14th

The Cleveland Daily Banner- The Massachusetts developer and manufacturer of a special fleece fabric used in popular outdoors and military winter clothing said Friday that it would close its original factory in Lawrence, MA, and move about 200 jobs to Cleveland, TN. Polartec LLC, formerly known as Malden Mills, purchased the Cleveland-based United Knitting L.P. in late September, and said ... Read More »

Monday, September 14th

The Cleveland Daily Banner- Lee University’s fall enrollment was boosted by a “strong upsurge” of incoming freshmen, closing registration last week with an overall enrollment of 5,041 students. Freshman enrollment is up 10 percent over last year, according to Phil Cook, vice president for enrollment. Some 835 full-time freshmen signed up for classes this fall, compared to 756 last year. ... Read More »