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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Check statistics before gun rants and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 27 2015

A recent anti-gun letter writer is just another hysterical, hyperbolic, anti-gun agitator who does not care whether her "statistics" come...

More than good steward needed and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 26 2015

State Sen. Todd Gardenhire appears to be short on critical thinking when it comes to Christian values.

Tell whole story on Michael Brown and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 25 2015

I have always loved the editorial page and have written many letters, but I was rather offended when I read...

Mackey, Beck allow the rich to get richer and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 24 2015

Many days before the vote to give a huge tax break to the developer of the Choo Choo, I spoke...

Good Deed: Holiday EPB worker restored family's 'Wonderful Life'

Published Mar. 22 2015

Picture this: It's Christmas Eve, we're going to our parents' for the annual viewing of "It's A Wonderful Life" (and...

Crossing Georgia Avenue can be a risky walk for pedestrians and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 22 2015

I am concerned about the safety of people who have to cross Georgia Avenue at the crosswalk from Oak Street...

State Constitution needs cleaning up and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 21 2015

For citizens who believe the words in the Constitution are important and sacred, I would suggest we clean up parts...

TVA should fund energy upgrades and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 20 2015

TVA should fund energy upgrades

Brave vets need a military Joshua and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 19 2015

Let us take the time to dwell on how our active military and veterans are being treated and what sacrifices...

Stop tax breaks for the powerful, elite and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 17 2015

Every politician promises "I'll be different," yet many are soon corrupted by the powerful and influential. They soon forget "We...

Don't return coal permitting to state and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 16 2015

A bill in the Tennessee legislature that proposes to return the coal mining permit program to the state government is...

Police chief thanked for taking request to heart and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 15 2015

I am an elderly African- American lady whose husband is in a nursing home.

Good Deed: Thanks to stranger for lending a helping hand

Published Mar. 15 2015

I'm 91 and recently took a fall in the parking lot of the Salvation Army Family Store. I challenged myself...

Cook's elephantine comments off base and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 14 2015

David Cook's recent column on the decision by Feld Entertainment to phase out elephants from Ringling Bros. and Barnum &...

Catanzaro leadership will be hard to replace and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 13 2015

Catanzaro leadership will be hard to replace

Net neutrality: Hoodwinked again and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 11 2015

In a recent letter to the editor, I found it humorous that the writer used the words "distorted logic" to...

Finally embracing Democrats' La-La Land and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 10 2015

After spending decades of devotion to advancing in the business environment, culminating with 20-plus years of running my own company...

Life begins at quickening and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 9 2015

A recent letter in the paper headlined "When life begins is main question" is right on point.

Good Deed: Thanks to five strangers, woman with flat is helped

Published Mar. 8 2015

I was driving on Mountain Creek Road when I struck something in the road and blew out a tire.

Remember Luther with acts of kindness and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 7 2015

On Oct. 20, 2014, we lost Luther Masingill at the age of 92.

Follow the logic on amnesty vote and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 6 2015

The president has stated more than a dozen times he cannot impose amnesty for undocumented aliens in the United States...

Boost tax base with new grocery and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 4 2015

It's just a grocery store, not a super big box.

FCC wants to keep the Internet open and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 2 2015

Robin Smith's commentary, "Net Neutrality -- Try Obamanet," uses distorted logic to associate net neutrality with Obamacare, socialism, government monitoring...