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Opinion - Columnists

Greeson: Your thanks and mine, especially today

Published Nov. 23 2017

Happy Thanksgiving.

Kennedy: Ancestry test sparks a mystery

Published Nov. 23 2017

For 55 years, Mary Carpenter thought she was an only child.

Greeson: Before we give thanks, let's find joy in hope

Published Nov. 21 2017

We all are going to be Thankful on Thursday. And that's great.

Smith: Facts, fiction and failure

Published Nov. 20 2017

This mess just to Tennessee's southern border in the Alabama special election between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones...

Smith: Americans love a winner

Published Nov. 19 2017

Gen. George Patton was unsurpassed in delivering motivating speeches to his troops.

Newsome: Be bold in confronting sexual harassment

Published Nov. 19 2017

At a restaurant in Charlottesville, Va., I accidentally bumped into a man and said "Excuse me."

Fisher: Would your school board vote on a capital plan without notifying the public?

Published Nov. 19 2017

If there's one type of governing body that generates the most open meetings questions to my help line, it's school...

Gaston: Return Jonathan Meigs, Indian Agent

Published Nov. 19 2017

Among Revolutionary War heroes buried in Tennessee, Return Jonathan Meigs stands out for the many ways he served his country.

Kennedy: Seven traits to teach your children

Published Nov. 19 2017

Our 11-year-old son said one of his assignments in fifth grade last week was to write down three traits about...

Cook: The most important place in Hamilton County

Published Nov. 19 2017

Three questions.

McNutt: Culture may change; 'thanks' still in style

Published Nov. 19 2017

We no longer gather around Grandma's table and hold hands for the blessing.

Good Deed: Hamilton Place Rotary Club packs up snack sacks

Published Nov. 19 2017

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place has ongoing community projects, and the most recent service project fell on Halloween...

Greeson: Some school matters that matter and thankful for critiques

Published Nov. 18 2017

Well, how was your week?

Loftin: When will governing begin with this administration?

Published Nov. 18 2017

Following the end of World War II, Republican and Democratic parties embraced two key principles.

Hart: Going boldly where no man has gone

Published Nov. 17 2017

One in three folks over 50 who need a colonoscopy fail to have one. That's nuts. It's easier than it's...

Greeson: As we crave transparency, we should celebrate capital gains

Published Nov. 16 2017

The headline was clear: "The Hamilton County Commission votes unanimously to accept the school board's facilities plan."

Greeson: From Kaepernick to halftime shows, not all freedoms created equal

Published Nov. 14 2017

Colin Kaepernick was named GQ magazine's "Citizen of the Year" for his social statements.

Smith: 'Brilliance without conscience'

Published Nov. 14 2017

In the fall of 1976, part of my duties as a senior cadet at the Air Force Academy included evaluating...

Smith: Let's roll; let's go

Published Nov. 13 2017

Two horrific acts of evil, one recent and one 16 years ago, produced a staggering loss of innocent life —...

Kennedy: Don't take those fancy kitchens for 'granite'

Published Nov. 12 2017

For some reason, HGTV has become a generational flashpoint.

Cook: Everybody has a heart - the wisdom of Will Hunt

Published Nov. 12 2017

One year ago this week, Will Hunt's heart gave out.

Moore: Did you know about St. Elmo's other two cemeteries?

Published Nov. 12 2017

Most area residents are familiar with Forest Hills Cemetery in St. Elmo. Few know about the other two cemeteries in...

Gossett: We're lucky to have a quality newspaper

Published Nov. 12 2017

When we return after time away from Chattanooga, we realize there are many facets of the community that we have...