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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Separate education plan and a way to pay for it and more letters to the editors

Published May. 6 2015

Your Sunday Life story, "Coaching Parents," elegantly sidesteps the root issue and overlooks the 500-pound gorilla in the room.

Baltimore mom did the right thing and more letters to the editors

Published May. 5 2015

If one can reach Toya Graham, the lady who whipped her boy and brought him home from a life of...

Death tax is an 'immoral' double tax and other letters to the editors

Published May. 4 2015

It's reported that the House of Representatives has voted to repeal the estate tax, or death tax, as it is...

Good Deed: Kudos to UTK architecture student helping others by design

Published May. 3 2015

Signal Mountain native Matthew Barnett was recently honored as a Torchbearer -- the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, highest student honor....

Police care -- for birds and us, too and other letters to the editors

Published May. 3 2015

Those of us in the public eye are used to opinions about how we do our job.

Whites, blacks must solve the problem and other letters to the editors

Published May. 2 2015

The protests in Baltimore have brought the racial divide in America back into the spotlight. But unlike the protests in...

Dad pleads for motorists to heed safety rules and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 28 2015

I am tired of political correctness.

Good Deed: HCEMS paramedic reads to Snowhill Elementary students

Published Apr. 26 2015

Hamilton County EMS Lt. Billy Burnette recently participated in the Dr. Seuss' Read Across America celebration at Snow Hill Elementary...

Conversation requires not just putting forth your ideas, but listening as well; and other letter to the editors

Published Apr. 26 2015

Conversation is defined as a verbal exchange of ideas, opinions or facts between individuals.

Poverty study will offer worthwhile insights and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 24 2015

I am writing in response to the April 18 story about poverty.

Sexton focused on wrong things and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 22 2015

Sexton focused on wrong things

Stabbing crime could have been prevented and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 21 2015

What is a life worth? About $46,000 apparently, according to a local judge.

Taxes not willed; they are forced and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 20 2015

The recent letter from Wilbourne Markham, for once, actually said why he is a Democrat instead of the usual "hate...

Good Deed: Lost driver wants to thank her Angel of Mercy

Published Apr. 19 2015

While my smartphone GPS kept repeating "you have reached your destination," I knew I was hopelessly lost near Cleveland. I...

Commuter laments loss of trees on East Brainerd Road and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 19 2015

My inner "tree hugger" is screaming in terror.

NRA editorial misleading on firing pins and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 18 2015

A recent New York Times editorial was another example of a liberal news organization trying to bend the facts to...

No more taxes; this cow's dry and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 17 2015

I agree with Hamilton County Commissioner Joe Graham. The schools should be pulling from their fund balance.

Time to embrace all the new media and letters to the editors

Published Apr. 16 2015

Traditional media formats such as cable TV, satellite TV, CDs and DVDs are inferior to their new-age equivalents.

Keep minds open, then cast votes and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 15 2015

The last letter I wrote was in response to a letter writer who stated our government was tyrannical.

Support law to protest Ocoee water releases and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 14 2015

I first thought Jay Greeson's recent defense of the whining corporate leviathan, TVA, was a parody.

Bible for Dummies best pick for state and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 13 2015

As an Episcopal priest, I am concerned about the proposal in the General Assembly to make the Bible the state...

Good Deed: Bi-Lo supports literacy with book donations

Published Apr. 12 2015

After purchasing several elementary-level books from area Bi-Lo stores, I noticed they were closing out their book displays.

Jogger misses park wildlife, other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 12 2015

I love Enterprise South. I jog there four days a week. I used to see deer and turkeys a time...