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Opinion - Columnists

Greeson: Road rage is too often all the rage

Published Jun. 19 2018

Arguably the biggest name in talk radio in our town was involved in a road-rage incident over the weekend.

Smith: Reciprocity in trade makes sense

Published Jun. 18 2018

Just before the first meeting of a sitting U.S. president with a North Korean head of state, President Trump was...

Cook: Croaking it up on Father's Day

Published Jun. 17 2018

Five times a day, my cellphone tells me something I'd rather it didn't.


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Daniels: Tennesseans struggle to get and stay healthy

Published Jun. 17 2018

Despite having some of the best health care companies in world, the people who live and work in Tennessee are...

Gaston: Chickamaugas finally bury hatchet in Tennessee Valley

Published Jun. 17 2018

When their British allies pulled out, the Chickamauga Indians allied themselves with the Spanish in Florida.

Local organization makes donation to support Wreaths Across America

Published Jun. 17 2018

During a recent meeting of the Tennessee Valley Veterans Benefit, Jim Bob Nation and Frank Fejeran presented Major Marty Nix...

Levine: Moving on from just one woman

Published Jun. 16 2018

There's a spotlight today on the women attempting to transform longtime invisibility into success, money and power.

Greeson: Make sure every day is well-spent

Published Jun. 16 2018

Sunday is Father's Day.

Greeson: Think for yourself on this side of the looking glass

Published Jun. 14 2018

Maybe it's because my generation was raised with an actor in the White House.

Kennedy: Vine Street property transformed into Jewish spiritual center

Published Jun. 14 2018

At the corner of Vine Street and Central Avenue sits a splendid 104-year-old house — a mansion, really — with...

Gerber: Times Free Press honors 2018 valedictorians from Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia

Published Jun. 10 2018

For more than two decades, Chattanooga's newspapers have recognized area valedictorians.

Cook: Many bridges in this town need lighting

Published Jun. 10 2018

Not long after the news broke that City Hall hoped to spend $4 million — roughly half from taxpayers, half...

Gaston: Chickamaugas in Chattanooga

Published Jun. 10 2018

Chattanooga could just as well have been named "Chickamauga" for all the ways the name appears locally. The Chickamauga Military...

It's the deaths - not how they died and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 10 2018

Wherein lies the tragedy in death? Is it that a life is taken too soon; or is the greater tragedy...

Good Deed: Letter carriers support the Stamp Out Hunger food drive

Published Jun. 10 2018

Our final numbers from Stamp Out Hunger are in, and because of the generous donations from the public, we finished...

Greeson: Thank you, Miss Arlene, Trump being Trump

Published Jun. 9 2018

Gang, Arlene Hughes has left the building.

Hart: Trump sought for tearing tags off pillows

Published Jun. 8 2018

The pernicious Trump "collusion" probe is a stupid waste of money and an unnecessary national embarrassment that will backfire on...

Kennedy: Summer is a great time for parents to hit reset with their teenagers

Published Jun. 7 2018

OK, parents. It's time for some straight talk.

Greeson: Sharing D-Day memories from those connected to D-Day

Published Jun. 7 2018

During the announcements at Wednesday's Hamilton County Commission meeting, Dr. Warren Mackey expressed his appreciation for all those who were...

Greeson: Celebrating the day that everyone should celebrate

Published Jun. 5 2018

If it had not been for a few storms, today should have been in the conversation to be a national...

Smith: Standards? Not really

Published Jun. 4 2018

Roseanne Barr, the comedian whose show was canceled by ABC last week, made unacceptable, crude and indefensible statements about Valerie...

Cook: 'The Book of Mormon' and the most Bible-minded city

Published Jun. 3 2018

Single performance tickets go on sale soon for this season's Broadway at the Tivoli program, which includes eight performances of...

Robbins: The history of the Riverbend festival

Published Jun. 3 2018

The roots of the Riverbend Festival go back more than a century.