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CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County Schools is moving forward with legal measures to secure a disputed $720,000 in previously distributed liquor tax revenues that it says Cleveland owes the county school system.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Duke needed a visit from a Bradley County deputy like he needed a hole in the head.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County Schools is moving forward with legal measures to secure a disputed $720,000 in previously distributed liquor tax revenues that it says is owed the county school system by Cleveland.

KIMBALL, Tenn. -- A decadelong dream reached a major milestone Thursday when city leaders officially opened Kimball Park's Chester Blevins Sports Complex.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Members of the Bradley County Board of Education want to consider starting a major "program of savings" of at least $2 million a year to fund the estimated $14 million renovation of Lake Forest Middle School.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland Animal Shelter's board is recommending changes in an effort to improve accountability with rescue groups that work with the shelter.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Schools system has been awarded a $4.5 million federal grant to coordinate education and work and career opportunities.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Capt. W.G. Campbell, a 22-year veteran of the Bradley County Sheriff's Office, has been appointed its interim deputy chief.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — More than 200 cyclists pedaled from Bradley Central High School to scenic country roads as part of Habitat for Humanity of Cleveland's fifth annual Bike to Build on Saturday morning.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Three out of seven of the Bradley County Commission's two-seat district races will be settled in the Republican primary.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library is getting a major technology upgrade intended to improve service levels to patrons and increase inventory accuracy.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County has a new director for its Johnson Boulevard animal shelter.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The purchase of some Volunteer Energy Cooperative property may be part of a solution to relieve Hopewell Elementary traffic, which heavily congests Freewill and Georgetown roads in the mornings and afternoons.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland Utilities has proposed to implement an electric billing rate adjustment of 0.37 percent to correct a “disconnect” between wholesale and retail power rates.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Jack Cooper, the animal shelter director for the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County, resigned on Saturday, six days after the facility opened its doors.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Recent changes to traffic signal programming on the 25th Street corridor of state Highway 60 are expected to generate at least $1 million in savings in time, fuel and emissions annually, a recent traffic study shows.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland Bradley County Public Library soon will consider bids for updating its collection management system with radio frequency identification technology to improve service, circulation speed and inventory accuracy.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland Planning Commission has recommended creating a special “Inman Street East Zoning District” as a way to encourage redevelopment of the city’s historic eastern gateway.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Commission has agreed to pay $120,000 in previously distributed liquor tax revenues to the Bradley County and Cleveland school systems.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Two dozen volunteers were on hand over the weekend to help paint, clean and spruce up refurbished judicial facilities that now serve as the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County’s animal shelter.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Board of Education has authorized its legal counsel to take action over more than $720,000 in previously distributed liquor tax revenues that the body says Cleveland owes the county school system.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Chief Deputy Wayne Bird of the Bradley County Sheriff's Office "has been stricken suddenly with a critical illness" and will immediately take leave of his position, Sheriff Jim Ruth announced Friday.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Republican candidates in the race for Bradley County sheriff, current Sheriff Jim Ruth and state Rep. Eric Watson, traded blows on experience, character and integrity in a Thursday debate hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Current Sheriff Jim Ruth and state Rep. Eric Watson, Republican candidates in the race for Bradley County sheriff, traded verbal blows today on experience, character and integrity at a noontime debate hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Cleveland.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. -- State archivists on Wednesday digitally recorded the "hidden history" of Civil War documents, photographs and artifacts locals brought to the Museum Center at Five Points here.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council narrowly agreed Monday to commit up to $12 million of the city's $12.3 million reserve to construction of a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — State archivists will be on hand this week at the Museum Center at Five Points to digitally record Civil War memorabilia presented by local residents.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — People of all ages filled the Cleveland Regional Jetport lobby on Saturday to see Wilbur Mason, a member of the famous all-black 1940s Tuskegee Airmen group.

CHARLESTON, Tenn. — An audience of 50 historical preservationists and local residents met with federal park officials Friday to determine the best alternatives for interpreting "the Fort Cass experience."

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Two dozen Bradley County residents and local officials asked questions and aired their concerns about the proposed expansion of Georgetown Road with the Highway 60 Corridor Management Committee on Wednesday.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Dixie Day Spay, which has admitted to placing nearly two dozen Cleveland Animal Shelter dogs in a "house of horrors" shelter in Morristown, Tenn., that was raided recently, alleges most of the blame falls on city government.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Southern author River Jordan's message at The Caring Place's annual fundraising banquet was clear: The people who seek assistance from the ecumenical Christian nonprofit are not strangers. They have faces, names and stories.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council wants a few more weeks before devising a comprehensive funding strategy to pay for a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Renewal efforts are underway in the eastern Inman Street area, including the replacement of Mosby Park’s 40-year-old pool and possible zoning changes intended to promote development.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A member of the famous Tuskegee Airmen, a World War II black fighter group, will speak at Youth Aviation Day on March 8 at the Cleveland Regional Jetport.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Republican primary is filled with candidates seeking Bradley County Commission seats, especially in the five districts that have incumbents who are not seeking re-election this year. Four Democrats are also seeking seats on the County Commission.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — A recent raid on a cramped "house of horrors" animal shelter near Morristown, Tenn., saved some dogs that earlier were removed from the Cleveland Animal Shelter by a local rescue group.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Commission wants Common Core standards out of the classroom.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland Public Works officials want to begin a drainage project, intended to relieve flooding problems in the city’s historic district, in early March.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland City Schools has presented the City Council with a couple of design options for a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council wants more time before discussing further the Bradley County Schools’ pursuit of $720,000 in disputed liquor tax revenues with the city.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Bradley County Board of Education’s executive committee and attorney James Logan will meet with the Cleveland City Council on Monday about the school system’s pursuit of $720,000 in disputed liquor tax revenues.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Radio might be the route for improving circulation processes at the Cleveland-Bradley County Public Library, officials said.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Signature HealthCARE's 100-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in Cleveland has been recognized as a five-star facility by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency responsible for oversight of nursing home quality.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The city school board will present design alternatives to the Cleveland City Council on Monday for a new gymnasium at Cleveland High School.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland Utilities is ready to move forward with a 16-month plan to significantly reduce storm water inflow into the southern and western portions of the city's sewer network.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis has announced that he will seek re-election.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals of Bradley County has launched a membership campaign to support the animal shelter operations it will assume on behalf of the county this spring.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Cleveland leaders and city schools officials expect to discuss funding strategies for building a new elementary school and a new gymnasium for Cleveland High School in February.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — The Cleveland City Council would like to discuss the Bradley County School Board’s request for $720,000 in previously collected liquor tax revenues if the county school system will provide good reasons.

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