Friday, March 27th


The Unemployment Rates report for February, 2015 Bradley County 5.9 % down 0.7% Polk County 7.8% down 0.7% McMinn County 7.2% down 0.9% Meigs County 8.7% down 0.9% Rhea County 8.0% down 0.8% Hamilton County 5.9% down 0.7% State of Tennessee 6.6% down 0.1% United States 5.5% down 0.2% From The Cleveland Daily Banner- The success of Habitat for Humanity ... Read More »

Thursday, March 26th


A report from The Cleveland Banner- After last week’s heavy agenda, the Bradley County Commission had an easier go of it Monday night as there was very little work involved for a work session. The main item from the Commission dais was one that could make getting those hot dogs and sodas at county ballparks a little easier. Commissioner Milan ... Read More »

Wednesday, March 25th


From The Cleveland Daily Banner- The board of directors of Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland Inc., has flatly refused to explain why the organization’s top two administrators have suddenly submitted their resignations.Executive Director Matthew Carlson has verbally agreed to resign, according to the board’s executive committee, although no formal submission has been filed. Operations Director J. Michael Watkins resigned on ... Read More »

Tuesday, March 24th


From The Times Free Press- A company that five Lee University students launched to help impoverished people earn a living in South Asia has won a regional faith-based business competition for startups. Remedy Flies also took home $20,000 Saturday night and has a shot at winning $50,000 next month at Elevate’s national final competition in California. The startup, which will ... Read More »

Monday, March 23rd

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A Bradley County fugitive has been arrested and now faces more charges in a neighboring county. Meigs County deputies arrested fugitive David Paul Kadlec, 46 Saturday afternoon after being spotted by a landowner near a trailer park on Peakland Road near Oak Grove Road.Kadlec was chased down by a resident who caught him in the an attempted burglary. The resident ... Read More »

Friday, March 20th


Good Morning it’s Friday March 20th Spring begins today at 6:45pm A report from The Cleveland Banner- Rick Smith, Bradley County Schools’ business office manager, has announced he will be retiring in April. He made the announcement to school system staff earlier this week. Smith said his last day in the office will be April 2, with him using up ... Read More »

Wednesday, March 18th


From The Cleveland Daily Banner a update on a story we brought you yesterday – The County Commission on Monday  unanimously authorized County Mayor D. Gary Davis to begin negotiations and execute an agreement for architectural services on the proposed workhouse at the Bradley County Justice Center. The facility is planned to house 128 inmates and include office space for ... Read More »

Monday, March 16


Bradley County Commission Chairman Louie Alford calls Monday “one of the most important voting sessions in my memory.” It is Monday at noon the Commission will make decisions on four major items that could have decades-long ramifications on the county.(1) Commissioners will decide on who will fill the 6th District vacancy on the Bradley County Board of Education. The vacancy ... Read More »

Friday, March 13th


The ‘Labor Force Estimates’ report for January, 2015 Bradley County 6.6%     up 1% Hamilton County 6.6%    up 0.9% McMinn County 8.0%    up 1.0% Megis County 9.6%    up 1.2% Polk County 8.6%    up 1.2% Rhea County 8.9%    up 1.0% Sequatchie County 8.0%     up 1.2% State of Tennesee 6.7%    up 0.1% Paul Leach of The Times Free Press reports- CLEVELAND, ... Read More »

Thursday, March 12th


In breaking news Mix 1041 has learned Cleveland police officer Jeff Griggs who was charged in McMinn County with domestic violence has had his charges in McMinn County dismissed due to no substantial basis by Judge Richardson. To back tract a little Jeff Griggs, a forensic technician in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Cleveland Police Department, was arrested on ... Read More »