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In news today…

Assistant Principals from Bradley Central and Walker Valley will assume new roles for the 2021-2022 school year. Terry McElhaney, assistant principal of the STEM Academy at Bradley Central High School, has been named BCS Transportation Director. Mr. McElhaney will follow in the footsteps of longtime Bradley County Supervisor Gary Austin. Mr. Austin is retiring after 38 years of service to the school system. 

Mr. Denny Collins, assistant principal of the Freshman Academy at Walker Valley High School, has been named as the new Middle School RTI (Response to Intervention) Coordinator for the District. This new position will address the unique needs of middle school students through academic screening, interventions, and collaborative efforts with administrators, teachers, and instructional coordinators

Also in news today…

The Cleveland City Council met Monday covering several items of business. City Manager Joe Fivas gave a presentation on the city’s budget, stressing that 250,000 trips are taken on Cleveland’s roadways every day, and that traffic congestion is one of the most important problems that needs to be dealt with. No tax increases will be needed, and the Build Our Future initiative will include improving the Paul Huff Parkway corridor. It was also announced that city offices will be closed on Memorial Day, May 31st.

In news today…

The Bradley County Commission met Monday covering several items of business. Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis presented a resolution to bid out the first roof project for the justice center, which will be voted on at the next meeting. The Mayor also reported that Bradley County currently has less than 100 active COVID-19 cases, and approximately 55,000 people have received at least their first vaccine. Also during the meeting. Commissioner Hughes notes that several residents have called recently about landfill issues, which seems to be an increase from recent months.