To Submit a Rant

• Keep them topical and short (25 words or less).

• Please include your name.

• Send to: Rant, P.O. Box 1447, Chattanooga, TN 37401; fax: 423-668-5058; or e-mail: rant@timesfreepress.com

To Submit a Letters to the Editor

• Keep them topical, short (200 words or less), legible and not more often than one every 30 days. Letters may be edited for clarity and length

• Must be signed with name, address and telephone number.

• Send to: Editorial page editor (either Times or Free Press), P.O. Box 1447, Chattanooga, TN 37401; fax: 423-757-6383; or e-mail: letters@timesfreepress.com

Opinion - Columnists

Richardson: Jemele Hill told the truth, and the proof is in Trump's own words

Published Sep. 20 2017

Jemele Hill, who is one of the hosts for Sports Center on ESPN, has taken several hits from conservative writers...

Greeson: War of the message now benefiting messengers

Published Sep. 19 2017

Did you know this week is U.S. Constitution Week?

Smith: Big data, big dangers

Published Sep. 18 2017

Pre-orders for the 10th anniversary iPhone that uses facial recognition instead of a PIN or passcode are now being accepted....

Brown: Candidates needed for family chief finance officers

Published Sep. 17 2017

In the Smart App spending generation, there are various ways to make a purchase.

Good Deed: Community comes together to help Texas hospital after Hurricane Harvey

Published Sep. 17 2017

Erlanger Health System and its associates, along with assistance from Nolan Elementary School, recently gathered donations to help the needs...

Greeson: A monthly sacrifice for love, asking Bob to run and Saturday stars

Published Sep. 16 2017

OK, this week we went to PetSmart to get some dog food. Our bulldog — Bo Jackson — enjoys Royal...

Smith: School board must act decisively and deliberately

Published Sep. 16 2017

I received a letter Tuesday from UnifiEd with a recommendation about what the Board of Education should do with the...

Hart: Irma's hype was worse than her bite

Published Sep. 15 2017

Full disclosure: My mom is named Irma. I know. Not a storm or a name you'd wish on anyone.

Martin: Medical marijuana committee a helpful development

Published Sep. 15 2017

"The Senate, bless their heart, are [sic] just scared to death."

Kennedy: 62-year-old runner is opening eyes to uterine cancer

Published Sep. 14 2017

Five years ago, Colleen Johnson was 100 pounds overweight and battling endometrial cancer.

Greeson: Latest issue magnifies ESPN's double standard

Published Sep. 14 2017

Jemele Hill co-hosts the 6 p.m. SportsCenter on ESPN with Michael Smith.

Alexander: Health care fix for 2018

Published Sep. 13 2017

Last week, Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee's insurance commissioner, Julie McPeak, came to Washington to testify before the Senate health...

Greeson: A day when real conflicts should be recalled

Published Sep. 12 2017

Monday, around lunchtime, I made a point to click on KZ 106.5 FM.

Smith: Time to eat your own cooking

Published Sep. 11 2017

The public has endured a lot of media coverage and political campaigning that revolves around the Affordable Care Act, aka...

Kennedy: American fathers getting older and older

Published Sep. 10 2017

It appears I was on the cusp of a trend by fathering children in my 40s.

Chattanooga History Column: J.B. Collins — Newsman extraordinaire

Published Sep. 10 2017

As he nears his 100th birthday on Sept. 24, James Bennett Collins, known by all as J.B., can look back...

Bowen: The whole kid

Published Sep. 10 2017

Have you seen the spoof on state mottos that made the rounds a couple of years ago?

Cook: $100 million and 450,000,000 box tops

Published Sep. 10 2017

Last week, Hamilton County commissioners voted 8-1 for a property tax plan that promises $100 million for public school infrastructure.

Greeson: A city for bicycling, texting and donating

Published Sep. 9 2017

Friday was a beautiful day.

Loftin: Should we pity or punch Congress?

Published Sep. 9 2017

It's easy to criticize Congress.

Fries: Christians under assault

Published Sep. 9 2017

Ten years ago as many as 1.4 million Christians lived in Iraq.


Loading...

Martin: On new taxes, questions abound.

Published Sep. 8 2017

It's a good "first step."

Hart: Powerball: The big winner is always the government

Published Sep. 8 2017

The second largest Powerball payout in history, $758 million, was won by a Massachusetts woman. She elected to receive a...