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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Take climate change seriously or else and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 8 2016

We just experienced the hottest summer on record and a monthslong drought that has wells, lakes and creeks drying up....

Founding Fathers got concept right and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 7 2016

Interesting perspective presented in 'Urban voters overpowered at the polls' piece.

Signal schools' exit challenged as harmful and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 6 2016

Why a town councilman took it upon himself to call various county representatives to warn that Signal Mountain was interested...


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Gatlinburg fires can't erase memories and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 5 2016

My heart aches when I see or read of the fire damage in and around Gatlinburg. My close ties to...

Prayers sent from across the country and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 4 2016

I hope this note will reach Chattanooga Times Free Press readers.

Parents could ride kids' buses and more letters to the editors

Published Dec. 2 2016

I am horrified six children were killed going home from school. Yes, we can blame the driver, company, etc. But...

Losing Democrats angriest since 1863 and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 30 2016

The last time the Democrats were this angry was in 1863.

Goodwill Industries thankful for community support and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 27 2016

Goodwill helped 6,000 people free of charge in 23 counties with services ranging from vocational training and job placement for...

Good Deed: Sonic Automotive sponsors new Children's Hospital at Erlanger license plate

Published Nov. 27 2016

At a time when a lot of corporations are inundated with requests from nonprofit organizations, the Erlanger Foundation would like...

Mars? We don't take care of ourselves and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 26 2016

Some genius proposes that we must occupy Mars; this after sending a few small machines there and producing a science-fiction...

It's possible to agree to disagree politely and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 24 2016

Knowing both men personally as I do, in my capacity as a farmer and businessman in Franklin County for 46...

Homeowner thanks fire department and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 23 2016

I am writing to show my appreciation to the volunteer Grundy County Fire Department for saving my home and property.

Climate change is top national issue and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 20 2016

Blowback from the election continues in the same divisive vein as the heated rhetoric before Nov. 8. A call for...

Election produced leader we deserve and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 18 2016

This election has exposed who the citizens of the United States really are. We have the president we deserve.

Trump urged to stop bashing Hispanics and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 16 2016

Mr. President-elect Trump: Stop the Mexican bashing! Mexicans aren't the problem.

Protesters' fears have basis in fact and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 15 2016

In response to a recent letter asking for healing, the writer implies the losing side should just accept the Republican...

No good way to grieve for USA and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 14 2016

Last week after working 14 hours as an election worker, I returned home to learn that a long-time friend had...

Firefighters' efforts given high marks and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 12 2016

I want to thank the volunteer firemen and forestry workers for all of the hard work they have done fighting...

Doctors should back Erlanger innovations and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 9 2016

Last week's front-page story, "Game of Hearts" by reporter Steve Johnson, provided insightful information.

Here's what's on readers minds as Election Day is underway

Published Nov. 8 2016

When Ronald Reagan was running for president, the 'Carter Gang' tried to paint him as a 'know nothing actor.'

Hillary to blame for all her troubles and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 7 2016

Hillary Clinton should remember that none of this email scandal would have occurred if she had not installed an unsecured...


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Shekari will represent 3rd District best and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 7 2016

The recent Free Press endorsement of Chuck Fleischmann, while lukewarm, was undeserved. The case was made that for six years...

94-year-old voter finds 'nice people' while voting and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 6 2016

I had a certain feeling of pride toward this lovely city I call home while reading the article, "Tennessee Aquarium...