Friday , 21 October 2016


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Thursday, October 20th


As we come off a night of the final Presidential debate here local- A record 2406 Bradley county voters voted Wednesday on the 1st day of early voting. The early voting is for the November presidential and congressional races. Early voting continues at Bradley Square Mall, the Bradley county election commission, and by Food City on Mccgrady Dr off Apd-40. ... Read More »

Monday, October 18th


The Chattanoogan- Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis said the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) has agreed to fully staff the septic permit office and to transfer out of the county a manager who brought a flurry of complaints. County Mayor Davis said he met personally with the TDEC commissioner on the issue that has long been a ... Read More »

Monday, October 17th


Times Free Press- State fire officials and the TBI are working with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office ar investigation of a Saturday night house fire in Cleveland in which a body was found. Authorities found the body of a woman in a home in the 3300 block of Bates Pike where the fire occurred, a TBI spokesperson confirmedSunday afternoon. The ... Read More »

Friday, October 14th


NEWS 10/14/16 A fire destroys a home in Bradley County- Bradley County Fire Chief Shawn Fairbanks tells us it happened around 11:30 Thursday night on Dry Valley Road. He tells us the two people were inside, but they were able to make it out of the house. It was reported it took crews about an hour to extinguish the fire. ... Read More »

Thursday, October 13th


The Cleveland Daily Banner- Stephen Crass, longtime editor and publisher of the Cleveland Daily Banner, has announced his retirement, which is set for January 2017. He made the announcement Wednesday during a meeting of the newspaper staff. Crass has served as publisher of the Banner since April 2000. His newspaper career spans 40 years at seven different newspapers in Tennessee, ... Read More »

Tuesday, October 11th

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Channel 3- The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation confirmed that missing 4-year-old Rebecca Lewis has been found safe in Memphis. According to the Memphis Police Department, an employee at Baptist Memorial Hospital contacted police after recognizing the child and the man who allegedly abducted her from the Amber Alert. When police arrived, they found the suspect and Rebecca in the garage ... Read More »

Monday, October 10th

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)

Times Free Press- Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam’s call Sunday for Donald Trump to drop out of the presidential race was met by a resounding silence from most other prominent state Republicans. Haslam has never endorsed Trump, and after the firestorm sparked by a 2005 videotape of Trump talking crudely about women, Haslam called on him to “step aside and let ... Read More »

Friday, October 7th


The Cleveland Daily Banner- The Knoxville Court of Appeals has granted a request for the Tennessee Municipal League Risk Management Pool Inc. to file a brief in the case between Bradley County Schools and the city of Cleveland regarding the distribution of the local portion of liquor-by-the-drink taxes. The court also approved its request to appear in court regarding the ... Read More »

Thursday, October 6th


More Information on the Athens Shooting at Thomas and Betts- Search warrants for the Athens gunman’s car and house show he intended to shoot a third person. A preliminary investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation indicates that Ricky Swafford, a long-time employee of Thomas and Betts, became upset during a meeting with his two supervisors. Swafford, 45, abruptly left ... Read More »

Wednesday, October 5th


The Chattanoogan- The truck driver who caused a wreck on I-75 at the Ooltewah exit killing six people was traveling at a speed of up to 82 miles per hour and was on meth, investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday. The board conducted an extensive hearing on the June 25, 2015, accident that involved nine vehicles. Investigators ... Read More »