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Tuesday, December 8th

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In news today…

At approximately 6:40PM Sunday, Bradley County 911 received a call reporting a stroke. When units arrived to treat the victim for a stroke, everyone in the home was complaining of headache, sickness, and lightheadedness. Bradley County firefighters determined a vehicle parked in the garage had been left running since 2PM that day. The carbon monoxide levels in the home were 1,360 parts per million – normal alarm levels for carbon monoxide is 30 parts per million. A total of 13 patients, including three EMS personnel, were treated for carbon monoxide sickness. Two patients were flown by air medical, all others were transported to local hospitals by Bradley County EMS.

Also in news today…

The Cleveland City Board of Education met Monday covering several items of businesses. Director of Schools Dr. Russell Dyer approved Christmas bonuses of $100 after taxes which will be paid out via a separate check on December 18th. Kim Bradford was named the new assistant principal of Cleveland Middle School. Also, the calendar for the 2021-2022 school year was drafted, with Draft B being passed.

In news today…

The Bradley County Commission met Monday covering several items of business, including that roofing work on three of the county fire stations has been completed and paid for from the lawsuit. Bradley County Mayor D. Gary Davis also noted that SETHRA is cutting back on transit in Bradley County for a limited time due to COVID-19. A resolution was passed authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds of Bradley county in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15,950,000, in one or more series; makes provisions for the issuance, sale, and payment of said bonds.  Bonds will go on sale on the 9th.  Money will largely to be used to pay the remaining $10 million dollars the commission has committed to the county schools to help with the PIE Center Project.

In news today…

Deputies Courtney Burger, Mitchell Roe and Aubrey Rominger of the Bradley County Sheriff’s Office have each received promotions and are in the process of transferring to a new division, respectively.

Deputy Courtney Burger has been employed at the BCSO for four years. A majority of her experience has been on the road as a patrol deputy, with recent experience serving as the school resource officer at Michigan Avenue Elementary School. Deputy Burger has been promoted to the rank of detective and will begin working in the Criminal Investigations Division effective December 21 after finishing off her last academic semester as an SRO.

Deputy Mitchell Roe has also been promoted to the rank of detective, having been with the BCSO for almost 19 years. He began his career as a correction officer, earning the rank of sergeant. In addition to his experience in corrections, Roe has also served Bradley County as a patrol deputy, sergeant of the Fugitive Extradition Unit and most recently, the sergeant of the School Resource Officer Unit. Detective Roe has already begun his transition period to the Criminal Investigations Division, effective November 24.

Deputy Aubrey Rominger has been employed at the BCSO for 13 years. Throughout her career, she has served Bradley County as a patrol deputy, an SRO at Michigan Avenue Elementary School, as well as a member of Honor Guard and the Negotiations Team. Deputy Rominger has been promoted to the rank of sergeant over the School Resource Officer Unit and will begin working in her new leadership role effective January 6.

Also in news today…

Life Care Center of Cleveland reports the latest details from their facility regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, there are 71 resident cases: 67 active resident cases in the facility, 2 residents have passed away and 2 have recovered 45 associate cases: 32 active cases and 13 recoveries. Life Care is heartbroken by the loss of members of their resident family, and mourns with the loved ones and extends their sympathies to the family members of those residents.

And finally…

Cleveland City Schools will operate on an At-Home learning schedule the week of December 14-18, 2020. This decision was made by their COVID-19 Task Force based on a number of factors. Meals will be delivered to bus stop locations on Monday and Wednesday. Buses will leave on their regular routes to deliver meals around 10:00 am on both days. You may also pick meals up at Blythe-Bower, Candy’s Creek Cherokee, Cleveland High, Mayfield or Yates those days between 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. The bus stop and school pick up will include meals for multiple days. Please watch your emails and social media for additional details later this week regarding this service. As a reminder, any child between the ages of 0-18 is eligible for no cost breakfast and lunch.