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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Cagle obviously is not for Georgia and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 20 2018

I would like to understand why Georgia Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle would want to penalize Delta for a tax...

Local GOP: Stop shooting your own and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 19 2018

Since 1982, I have worked in campaigns and seen the good, the bad and the ugly. But I have never...

Moving his local TV news preference and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 18 2018

The local newscasts of Channel 9 and Channel 61 recently have lost all credibility with me.

Boyd will serve all District 8 citizens and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 17 2018

While often criticized when doing the right thing, Tim Boyd works hard for the people of District 8 and all...

Think before speaking, writing and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 16 2018

I start, as always, with reading David Cook's column (Sunday, page A2) first then on to the rest of the...

Nation depending on our sound votes and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 15 2018

An April 3 letter, "America hurtling down an irreversible path," was 100 percent correct.

Time has come to legalize marijuana and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 14 2018

Legalized recreational marijuana: The U.S. is missing out on a huge economic opportunity by forcing its citizens to come by...

Reader rediscovers love of Sunday TFP and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 13 2018

I've almost fallen in love with the Sunday Times Free Press again (I have to say "almost" because of the...

Kyle Hedrick most qualified as judge and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 12 2018

Please join me in voting to keep Judge Kyle Hedrick in Division 4 of the Circuit Court of Hamilton County....

Young activists deserve support, not ridicule and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 10 2018

Where, oh where, are the adults?

GOP needs course in 'Trump-jectivity' and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 9 2018

I am a Southern gun owner but not a right-wing Republican or NRA member.

Protect the lives of all children and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 8 2018

How many potholes did you hit on your way to work? I personally hit at least 10 unavoidable potholes on...


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High-five to UTC teacher prep plan and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 7 2018

I was elated to read about the year-long teacher residency offered at UTC.

Death penalty end helps with racism and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 7 2018

By ending the death penalty, we can precipitate our nation's healing around racism.

K9 dogs in schools is a good alternative and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 3 2018

I liked a letter writer's recent suggestion about placing K9 dogs in schools. That certainly makes more sense than arming...

Blame many factors in school shootings and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 2 2018

I attended school in the 1950s. Schools weren't locked, no metal detectors, no security cameras or police officers patrolling the...

School, student problems bigger than teachers, tests and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 1 2018

Here in Hamilton County, we have kids who have been traumatized by drive-by shootings, who have family members who have...

Good Deed: The house that nine churches built

Published Apr. 1 2018

Over the past 16 weeks, more than 130 volunteers representing nine local churches have worked together to build Chattanooga's first...

Hedrick is the right pick for circuit judge and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 30 2018

The citizens of Hamilton County are fortunate to have a person of such outstanding character in Judge Kyle Hedrick serving...

Time to drop the idea of arming teachers and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 28 2018

Another day, another school shooting. And after so many years and so many deaths, some think they have come up...

TVA must do more with clean energy and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 26 2018

It was great to read in this paper recently that the Tennessee Valley Authority, which just a decade ago burned...

Maintain beauty of Lake Chickamauga and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 25 2018

Most people in Chattanooga are unaware that they are sitting on a gold mine: Chickamauga Lake. This is one of...

Smoke and be happy; make marijuana legal and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 24 2018

Maybe marijuana isn't so bad after all. People in every state smoke it every day, whether for recreational or medicinal...