This Week At Cleveland City Schools

Monday, December 19, 2016
Cleveland High School Leadership IV students will present their final projects to the Board of Education on Monday, 11:30 am. For more information contact Andrea Byerly, 423-472-9571,
George R. Stuart Elementary Christmas Concert will be Monday in the Stuart auditorium. The K, 2nd, and 4th grade performances will begin at 6:00 pm. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade performances will begin at 7:15 pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase between performances; proceeds will help fund the musical this year.
For more information contact Richelle Shelton, 423-476-8246, 
Cleveland High School Fine Arts Christmas Festival will be Monday, 7:00 pm in the Raider Dining Hall. Artwork from our CHS Art Department will be on display and some will be available for purchase.  All three choirs will perform with special guest appearances from the CHS Dance Team and the SPED department. Cost is $5 plus a canned food item. For more information contact Shirley Pace, 
Cleveland Middle School hosts SheCares on Tuesday, 7:00 am. Students are encouraged to bring their mom or the special lady that fills her shoes to school for a light breakfast and guided bonding time together. For more information contact Leneda Laing, 423-479-9641, 
E.L. Ross Elementary Show Choir Caroling Trip will be Tuesday. The choir will perform holiday favorites at Chili's, United Community Bank, WTNB TV, and Bradley Healthcare. For more information contact Lisa Earby, 423-479-7274,

Perriello To Teach Masterclass At Lee

Lee University School of Music will welcome Allen Perriello to campus on Monday at 3 p.m. for a masterclass in the Curtsinger Music Building Choral Rehearsal Room.   Mr. Perriello is in his first season as head of music at Minnesota Opera and director of the Young Artists Program at The Glimmerglass Festival. He has served as the head of music and director of the Marion ... (click for more)

Chattanooga State To Host Open House For Prospective Students

Chattanooga State Community College will host its semi-annual Open House on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. beginning at the Amphitheater on the main campus, 4501 Amnicola Hwy. "This event caters to students of all ages. With a wide array of high school programs designed to offer students an accelerated career path; one-to two-year technical and career programs that will ... (click for more)

North Carolina Corporation Resubmits Rezoning Request For 38,000-Square-Foot Grocery Store On Signal

Undeterred by the standing-room-only crowds who turned out last year to oppose its proposal to build a 38,000-square-foot supermarket directly across Taft Highway from Signal’s longtime hometown grocery, a North Carolina-based corporation has resubmitted its rezoning request.   This time around, however, the Keith Corp. (TKC) isn’t asking that the entire 8.25 ... (click for more)

Driver Crashes Into Forgotten Child Fund Building

T he Forgotten Child Fund building on East Main Street suffered an estimated $70,000 when a car crashed into it early Sunday morning. The driver in the wreck was arrested. Officials of the fund had to shut off electricity and water to the building. The fund provides presents to needy children at Christmas. (click for more)

Remember The Full Story Of Toys-R-Us

It is always disappointing when any business is forced to close because of competition. Big box stores do this to smaller retailers every day. And while Toys-R-Us seemed to be an unstoppable force, they have finally succumbed to online ordering and simplicity.  But if you think about it, when Toys-R-Us came into existence, imagine the number of “mom ‘n pop” toy stores that ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Very Stupid Letter

Not a one of you has ever heard of a lady named Megan Jones Bell.   But, because our state legislature is determined to allow California’s unique brand of crazies to pull Tennessee down to its loathsome level, our state lawmakers probably never will. Megan is a paragon in the field of mental health strategy – i.e., ‘What's the smartest thing for state government to do right ... (click for more)