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Tuesday, February 9th


Press Release – Detectives with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office have charged Ashley Ray Carlton, Jr., 25, with burglaries of five vehicles, all from the neighborhood where he lives, on Old Chattanooga Pike. The owners of those vehicles filed reports last week stating losses consisting primarily of a GPS, phone chargers, wallets, credit cards and guns -occurred sometime during Thursday ... Read More »

Closings & Delays


Mix 104.1 EPB Severe Weather Alert Let us keep you up to date with all of the latest delays and closings:  Bradley and Cleveland Schools on 2 hour delay tomorrow – 2/10 Polk County Schools cancelled tomorrow – 2/10 Read More »

Friday, February 5th


Channel 3- UPDATE: The Cleveland City School Board will meet today at noon, in a called meeting at their Board room. The agenda is described only as “Director of Schools.” Sources say Board members are likely to discuss the possible suspension, resignation, or termination of Dr. Martin Ringstaff, who has led Cleveland schools since 2011. Ringstaff is reportedly out of ... Read More »

Thursday, February 4th


Press Release- Cleveland Board of Education chairman Dawn Robinson has scheduled a special called session of the governing body Friday at noon at the Administrative Offices on Mouse Creek Road. The session is open to the public and the lone item of business listed on the agenda is the director of schools, Dr. Martin Ringstaff. Announcement of the session was ... Read More »

Wednesday, February 3rd


Press Release- TEAMWORK RESULTS IN ANOTHER ARREST AFTER BURGLARY Bradley County Sheriff’s Office charged Joshua Brent Bowman on Monday during the early stages of investigating a residential burglary in Wilson Heights Subdivision. Sheriff Eric Watson attributes the arrest of the suspect to a proactive response by patrol deputies with assistance from criminal investigations division investigators and the valuable assistance of ... Read More »

Tuesday, February 2nd

Gov. Bill Haslam announces a healthier communities initiative at the state Capitol in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. The governor told reporters afterward that he is urging fellow Republicans in the Legislature not to let the upcoming convention of the National Rifle Association in Nashville influence their consideration of a slew of bills seeking to loosen state gun laws. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)

Press release- Cleveland City Schools Director Dr. Martin Ringstaff is dealing with a Twitter controversy that has ranged from identity theft to apparent allegations involving his personal life. Monday night, statement was released: In response to earlier allegations today, Dr. Martin Ringstaff, released the following statement: “I admit to having made previous mistakes in my personal life. My wife, Heather, ... Read More »

Monday, February 1st


The Cleveland Daily Banner- State Reps. Kevin Brooks and Dan Howell say a “major announcement” will be made Wednesday concerning legislation that would remove the barriers from a public utility offering broadband to a neighboring utility’s area. The pair say there will be a press conference in Nashville to relay the information to the public. “I think it’s going to ... Read More »

Valentine’s Day Giveaway


Register to win: Dinner for 2 at the Bald Headed Bistro for Saturday, Feb. 13th A dozen Chocolate covered Strawberries from The Town House Bake Shop A gorgeous White Gold Journey Necklace with precious Pink Topaz Stones courtesy of BW James Jewelers A Gift Basket and Pedicure from Debutante Salon and Day Spa Loading… Read More »

Friday, January 29th


Unemployment Rates are in for December Jobless rates for our area in December Tennessee ‘ Bradley County, 4.9 percent, down 0.1 percent ‘ McMinn County, 6.1 percent, down 0.2 percent ‘ Polk County, 6.8 percent, up 0.4 percent ‘ Meigs County, 7.3 percent, unchanged ‘ Rhea County, 7.8 percent, up 0.5 percent ‘ Hamilton County, 5.1 percent, unchanged Tennessee 5.5 ... Read More »