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Local News for Tuesday, May 17th

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In news today…

The Bradley County Commission met on Monday covering several items of business. During the meeting, nominations were made to fill the vacant 4th and 5th District positions. Josh Taylor was nominated to fill the remainder of the term for the 4th District, and Rachel Goins was nominated to fill the remainder of the 5th District term. More discussion took place on the application for a possible $7.5 million dollars from TDEC for work on water, sewer, and stormwater projects.

Also in news today…

George R. Stuart Elementary School has been named a Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase School for 2021-2022. George R. Stuart Elementary School is the first Cleveland City Schools’ elementary school to earn this distinction. Both Cleveland High School and Cleveland Middle School received this honor last week.

Capturing Kids’ Hearts, a Flippen Group program, focuses on building a positive culture by connecting with students. Capturing Kids’ Hearts works to equip teachers, coaches, administrators, and district leaders to implement transformational processes focused on cultivating relational capacity, improving school culture, strengthening trust between teachers and students, building self-managing classrooms, creating accountability, improving academic performance and fostering trauma-informed care.

The Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase Schools Award recognizes outstanding school administrators, teaching staff, and faculty for producing exemplary outcomes with Capturing Kids’ Hearts processes. These schools have measurable outcomes in key performance criteria such as increases in attendance, climate/culture, and academic performance.

In news today…

On May 15th at approximately 10:29 pm, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to an Old Parksville Road address after receiving a report of a shooting. The 911 caller, Britany M. Taylor, 46, informed dispatch her husband had been shot during a disagreement between the two of them. 

Deputies arrived on the scene with EMS personnel for any needed medical treatment. The male victim, Mike Brian Taylor, 49, was determined to be deceased in the residence as the result of a gunshot. Mrs. Taylor was detained and transported to the Judicial Complex for an interview with investigators. 

After a search warrant was procured for the Old Parksville Road residence, detectives processed the scene of the incident for several hours. At the conclusion of the investigation and after consulting with the 10th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Mrs. Taylor was placed into custody. Britany M. Taylor, was charged with Second Degree Murder in connection with the shooting death of her husband, Mike Brian Taylor. She was booked at the Bradley County Jail this morning. 

This continues to be an ongoing investigation and no other details are available to be released at this time.