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Here is your Cleveland, Tenn. | Bradley County, Tenn. news on mymix1041.com, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland: From NewsChannel 9… A man has been ch

Here is your Cleveland, Tenn. | Bradley County, Tenn. news on mymix1041.com, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland:

From NewsChannel 9…

A man has been charged and a death investigation is underway after investigators say a body was found in a Meigs County home.

Sheriff Jackie Melton tells us the body was discovered Tuesday at a home on Fowler Lane.

He says they went to the home for a welfare check when the body was found in a bedroom.

Joseph Bishop has been charged with failure to report the discovery of a dead body.

The identity of the person has not yet been released, and the circumstances of the incident are under active investigation.

Sheriff Melton says they will have more information when a lab report is finished.

In news today…

Cleveland City Schools continues to monitor active case counts and other data points in our community. In consultation with the health department and a downward trend of local cases, the district will continue to be in the Yellow Phase the week of February 1st-5th. All students will be in a traditional, in-person school setting everyday. Cleveland City Schools will continue to be in the yellow phase while the COVID-19 task force meets bi-weekly to monitor the situation.  Moving forward daily communication of COVID-19 positive cases per school will not be sent out at this time, but CCS will provide notifications to all individuals involved in contact tracing. You may still find your school active case count weekly, as well as the Districts case count, at clv.city/casecount. If you have any questions, please contact cvquestions@clevelandschools.org or contact your local school.

Also in news today…

Following a close analysis of the COVID-19 status in the Bradley County area, Sheriff Lawson and the Bradley County Jail’s administration have concluded to re-open the visitation lobby gradually and re-introduce necessary precautions to ensure the health of the public, jail staff and inmates. This gradual re-opening will begin on Monday, February 1.

The following guidelines will go into effect on February 1:

  • Visitations will be staggered, utilizing every other terminal to ensure social distancing.
  • Terminals will be disinfected following each visit.
  • There will be a 30-minute pause between terminal usage, beginning at the conclusion of the preceding visit.
  • All visits must be scheduled in advance at www.securustech.net, by using the SecurusTech app or by using the on-site kiosk
  • Scheduled visits will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be available each following hour on the hour until 12:00 p.m.

As stated before, at-home visitations are accessible through video visitation platform, Securus Technologies. For more information, please visit the Visitation Services page on www.bradleysheriff.com.