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Local News for Friday, February 5th

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In new today…

On Thursday, Cleveland City Schools accepted a donation of 5,000 disposable face masks from Wacker Tennessee. Lisa Mantooth, Communications and Executive Coordinator at Wacker Chemie and Dewayne May, Fire Captain at Wacker Chemie presented the masks to Dr. Russell Dyer, Director of Schools, and Laura Hudson, Coordinator of School Health. WACKER is a technological leader in the chemical industry and manufactures products for all key global industries. This donation will help students and staff continue to be safe in school buildings. Laura Hudson, Coordinator of School Health, said, “We appreciate WACKER’s donation to Cleveland City Schools and for supporting our efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses within our schools. Wacker is a valued partner with our school system.”

Also in news today…

Deputies with the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office recovered approximately 2,000 grams of suspected methamphetamines during a traffic stop on Lead Mine Valley Road in Cleveland.

At approximately 1:00 p.m. on February 3, a deputy on patrol in the area received reports of a vehicle that had been seen crossing the center lane multiple times. Deputy made contact with the reported driver and conducted a traffic stop, which led to a consented vehicle search. Multiple brick-like substances were located during the search, later identified as suspected methamphetamines totaling in approximately 2,000 grams.

Anita Campbell of Ringgold, Ga has been arrested on one count of Possession of Meth for Resale. Campbell is currently in custody at the Bradley County Jail.

From the Chattanoogan…

Governor Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Sese Industrial Services, U.S. Corp. officials announced Thursday that the Axle Manufacturing company will locate new operations in Tennessee, investing $42 million and creating 240 jobs. 

Sese Industrial Services will build a new 300,000-square-foot Axle Assembly plant at 6153 Hickory Valley Road in Chattanooga. Products manufactured at the facility include Axle Components for the Volkswagen electric vehicle line. 

In news today…

Director of Cleveland City Schools, Dr. Russell Dyer, is proud to announce Cleveland High School has received two new TN Pathway Certifications in the Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs of study. The certification sets clear expectations for alignment, advisement, and partnerships that define strong education-to-career pathways. 

Cleveland High Schools Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair, and the Emergency Services programs of study were notified January 29th as being recipients of the certifications. In 2019, Cleveland High School received three TN Pathway Certifications in Robotics, Diagnostic Medicine, and Medical Therapeutics. CHS now has a total of five TN Pathways Certifications for students.