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Local News for Wednesday, August 10th

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Topping our news today, from NewsChannel 9…

A Bradley County man is facing charges for threatening a Walmart, firing a gun, and then resisting arrest Tuesday, according to BCSO.

They say deputies responded to the Walmart off of Treasury Drive around 5p.m.

BCSO say caller reported to 911 that the suspect was armed with a gun and making threats of violence toward the store.

Once deputies arrived, BCSO say they found Doyle Herron apparently shooting a gun in the air in front of the store before getting in a car parked inside.

BCSO say Herron still had the firearm in his hand when deputies arrived, but later put it on top of the SUV.

He exited the vehicle, but refused all further commands from officers, according to BCSO.

A physical altercation took place when deputies tried to detain the man. BCSO say a stun gun was deployed, but had little effect on Herron.

BCSO say Herron was taken into custody after more officers arrived to help subdue him.

Herron is charged with reckless endangerment, aggravated assault, resisting arrest and aggravated assault against a first responder.

In news today…

Mainstreet Cleveland has received a Placemakers Grant from Tennessee Economic and Community Development to partner with PROOF Incubator in order to benefit Cleveland Restaurant Entrepreneur Development. The class is designed for restaurants, bars, caterers, food trucks, and more.

Register today for this awesome 2-hour workshop to develop your skills as a food and beverage industry entrepreneur! You’ll be equipped with financial, marketing, management, and business growth tools to help to build a more sustainable and profitable venture. You’ll learn from Proof’s industry experts who have more than 75+ years of combined experience in restaurant operations, catering, and consumer goods products. 

Workshop is Monday, September 12 from 2-4 p.m.

Learn more and register at https://bit.ly/proofwrksp3

In news today…

Courtney Bledsoe Washington, an Englewood native, Central High School of McMinn County graduate, Cleveland resident and Chattanooga hospice executive, has been named administrator of Cleveland’s new Tennessee State Veterans’ Home.

She will direct the hiring and training of employees as well as oversee the activities of the medical, nursing, technical, housekeeping, maintenance, social service, activity and volunteer staff, a press release from the Tennessee State Veterans’ Homes board said early Tuesday, Aug. 9.

Courtney has more than 12 years of experience in senior adult health care and long-term care administration.

Washington began her career in long-term care at Life Care Centers of America in Athens as an admissions and marketing director.

From Local 3 News…

The Chattanooga City Council voted Tuesday to approve the revitalization project of the South Broad District, bringing the possibility of a new Lookouts stadium to reality. 

The renewal effort is anticipated to transform the district into public places and mixed-use development while keeping the Lookouts local.

The master plan will be established over the coming months in order to officially begin the project. 

The new Lookouts stadium is expected to open by 2025.