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23 min ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

Move Over' or lights out

Backed by the teeth of expanded state legislation, Cleveland Utilities is joining the growing fleet of electric co-ops and public utilities across Tennessee that are working to protect their workers by urging motorists to abide by the new guidelines of the so-called "Move Over" law. Tennessee Code Annotated 55-8-132, which originally required drivers in Tennessee to change lanes upon approaching police, emergency or highway maintenance vehicles that are stationary and displaying proper signals or flashing lights, now applies as well to utility services.

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Related Topix: Bill Haslam, US Governors, Cleveland, TN

4 hrs ago | Cleveland Daily Banner

Amy Reedy opens new chapter

Amy Reedy lost her seat as 10th District Criminal Court Judge In August, but she said that's not going to keep her out of the courtroom, a scene she's been part of for nearly two decades. Reedy has family roots in legal practice, her father being the late Ralph Armstrong, a popular Cleveland attorney and businessman.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, University of Tennessee, US Governors, Phil Bredesen

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

A new direction

Last week we looked at the new spirit for the BCSO. This was important because it is necessary in order for us to successfully lead the office in a new direction.

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Cleveland Daily Banner

Two fallen firefighters to be honored

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." - John 15:13 Al McCollum was 27 years old when on Sept.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Five Points, TN

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Harry S. Truman club of Bradley County donates $1,000 to The Caring Place

THE HARRY S. TRUMAN club of Bradley County donated $1,000 to The Caring Place to support its "Sac Pac" Program and to honor Charles S. Mayfield Jr., a Bradley County native and graduate of Harvard Law School. Mayfield was an agent in the FBI before returning to Cleveland where he engaged in the practice of law.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN

Cleveland Daily Banner

Larry Kelley pleads case in parole hearing

Larry T. Kelley, a convicted murderer, began his parole process Thursday. In a "four-vote case," seven parole board members will hear testimony and review case files to determine if Kelley is to remain incarcerated or to be set free - only four like votes are needed for a decision.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Cleveland Jetport launches its first international flight

Cleveland and the world just got a lot closer. In a moment of historic significance for the Bradley County area, a Falcon 900B jet taxied down the runway of the Cleveland Jetport at 11 p.m. Thursday, on a direct route to Dublin, Ireland.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Ireland,

Cleveland Daily Banner

Schematic designs started for vets

Schematic designs have begun on the Cleveland/Bradley County State Veterans Home. The Southeast Tennessee Veterans Home Council received updates on the progress of the project during a meeting Thursday.

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Chattanoogan.com

Bradley County EMS Visits Blythe Bower Elementary School For Star Spangled Banner Tribute

Nicky Norwood and Stan Clark with Bradley County EMS visit with Mrs. Hanah Burger's Kindergarten class at Blythe Bower Elementary School in Cleveland to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Lee University

Chattanoogan.com

Cleveland Resident William Lamb Running To Raise $52,000 For Charity

He plans to do that by running in the 26.2 mile Marine Corps marathon in Washington DC on By running in the marathon and obtaining sponsors, Lamb hopes to raise $52,000-$2,000 a mile-for mission-oriented organizations Serving Paraguay, the Dyar Family Missions in Honduras and Cleveland's own Leonard Center Food Bank.

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Related Topix: Lee University, Life, Charity , Charitable Organizations, Cleveland, TN

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Nick Lillios Elected As Chairman Of Bradley County Board Of Education

During a Bradley County Board of Education meeting, Nick Lillios was elected as the new chairman and Charlie Rose was elected vice chairman for the upcoming year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Lamar Alexander, John Thune, Ooltewah, TN

Chattanoogan.com

OCTAE Acting Assistant Secretary Visits Chattanooga State

Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Jim Catanzaro - President, Chattanooga State; Rebecca Balch - Department Head of Engineering Systems Technology and Director of the Wacker Institute; Dr. George Smith - Chief of Staff, Office of Vocational and Adult Education, United States Department of Education; Dr. Johan Uvin - Acting Assistant Secretary, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, University of Tennessee, Cleveland, TN

Chattanoogan.com

UTC Announces Cleveland Partnership

The city of Cleveland was chosen earlier this year as the first partner city for UT's service learning program, the Smart Communities Initiative.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Lee University, Charleston, TN, University of Tennessee

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Amazon hosts Charleston first-graders in - Books from Birth' anniversary tour

A group of Charleston Elementary first-graders got the experience of a lifetime as they were VIPs at the Amazon Distribution Center in Charleston for a very special event. The yellow school buses that brought the students to the center was followed by a big blue bus that is currently touring the state to celebrate the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation's 10th anniversary.

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Related Topix: Charleston, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Marcus Daniel Jones Arrested For Cleveland Burglaries

The value of the clubs, since recovered by officers, was listed at $3000. In another burglary case, Jones was charged with the theft of a chainsaw, weed eater and cordless drill at another residence nearby, on Whisperwood Trail.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Property concerns aired by Caywood

Bradley County Commissioner Terry Caywood expressed his concerns about enforcing environmental codes in the county during Monday's Commission work session. The commissioner praised the county's environmental officer, Tim Mason, for "hitting the ground running," but expressed frustration there are not enough teeth in the county's regulations to allow adequate enforcement.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, TN

Cleveland Daily Banner

Education officials set to visit WVHS Wednesday

Officials from the U.S. Department of Education are planning to visit a Bradley County high school Wednesday. Walker Valley High School will play host to two national officials as part of the U.S. Department of Education's "Partners in Progress"a Sback-to-school bus tour, which has officials visiting schools to discuss partnerships in career and technical education.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

2 Michigan Men Arrested In Bradley County On Drug Charges

Dillion was also charged with following too Close. On Monday morning, Bradley County officers stopped a white Lincoln after observing it following an SUV too closely traveling south on I-75.

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Related Topix: Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Bradley County Giving Prisoners More Access To Chaplains In Jails

New Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson told the Bradley County Commission he was working to give prisoners more access to ministers by extending hours of operation.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Hamilton County, TN, Chattanooga, TN

Chattanoogan.com

Dan Howell Sworn In As New District 22 State Representative

1, filling the remainder of Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson's term. Mr. Howell won the Republican primary on , and I am honored the Commission has seen fit to place their confidence in me to take office early in order to assure a smooth transition.

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Related Topix: Nashville, TN, Chattanooga, TN

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