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Opinion - Columnists

Greeson: United folks wouldn't come after occupant of seat 6A

Published Apr. 15 2017

We all are aware of the doctor who got bloodied when he would not leave the United Airlines flight earlier...

Martin: American Dream redefined

Published Apr. 14 2017

What is your definition of the American Dream?

Hart: Democrats have mastered the great conflation

Published Apr. 14 2017

We all kept looking for the evidence that, as the Democrats and their media kept saying, Donald Trump was in...

Greeson: Area students making history by competing in history

Published Apr. 13 2017

McCallie's six place- winners were the most of any high school in the competition and the most for McCallie in...

Kennedy: Pain meds do good, too

Published Apr. 13 2017

Editor's note: The source for this column asked that her real name not be used to protect her medical privacy.

Greeson: A weekend marred by far-from-friendly skies

Published Apr. 11 2017

How was your weekend?

Hill: We are Indivisible Tennessee

Published Apr. 11 2017

Indivisible Tennessee is a loose network of engaged citizens — one of many such groups that have emerged since November...

Cook: The gifts keep coming at Howard

Published Apr. 9 2017

For too long, the Howard School's football field has been nearly unplayable.

Kennedy's Family Life: Learner's permit opens new chapter

Published Apr. 9 2017

One day last week, our 15-year-old son climbed into the family's Toyota Venza. He quickly positioned his hands at 9...

Chattanooga History Column: Eli Lilly and the Ditch of Death

Published Apr. 9 2017

The Battle of Chickamauga, one of the most important of the American Civil War, was fought on Sept. 18, 19...

EPB honors winners of 2017 Black history Month Poetry Contest

Published Apr. 9 2017

EPB honored eight Hamilton County students, who celebrated the achievements of African-Americans in the company's 13th annual Black History Month...

Greeson: Saying farewell to a police chief who made a difference

Published Apr. 8 2017

Normally, in this space on Saturdays, I try to amuse.


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Martin: Opioid epidemic gets personal

Published Apr. 7 2017

It's an epidemic. There is no better name for the opioid crisis wreaking havoc on communities across America.

Hart: Trump's golf course diplomacy

Published Apr. 7 2017

On Sunday, Donald J. Trump used golf to woo a member of the more conservative Freedom Caucus into seeing things...

Greeson: No green jacket required for this local 12-year-old hero

Published Apr. 6 2017

I love this week and this event. In fact, this may be my single favorite sporting event of the entire...

Kennedy: End of an era in St. Elmo

Published Apr. 6 2017

For the first time in 78 years, there is no pharmacist named McDonough counting pills in St. Elmo.

Greeson: Hope springs eternal as opening day of Major League Baseball begins

Published Apr. 4 2017

There are few days as filled with hope as Monday.

Smith: Distracted driving is part of distracted living

Published Apr. 3 2017

Distracted driving is an obvious and dangerous public health threat. We've all been behind drivers with their phone positioned atop...

Cook: Loving God with work gloves on

Published Apr. 2 2017

Usually, I'm asking the questions, but here, 60-year-old Mendonsa turns the tables. Our interview lasts over an hour, and Mendonsa,...

Local History Column: One hundred years ago, Chattanooga goes to war

Published Apr. 2 2017

One hundred years ago this week, the United States declared war on Germany and entered World War I on the...

Family Life: Sunday night brings a mess of stress

Published Apr. 2 2017

You know that "60 Minutes" stopwatch that punctuates the Sunday night news magazine?


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Good Deed: Morning Pointe donates handcrafted gifts to Partnership for Families

Published Apr. 2 2017

Residents at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford brought cheer to local women and children one bead and stitch at...

Greeson: Atlanta failures, Chipper's claims and a yellow move by Crayola

Published Apr. 1 2017

The images from Atlanta, where an overpass bridge on Interstate 85 was engulfed in smoke before succumbing to fire Thursday,...