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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Programs helped build middle class and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 10 2015

With deep and worsening financial inequity in our nation, I often reflect on my own life.

Wallace nonverbal but still was gifted and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 7 2015

Timothy Wallace's coronation came too soon in his short life of nine years. It was a joy to watch his...

Middle East policy needs some clarity and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 6 2015

Never before have I seen so much chaos and instability affecting the entire Middle East.

Good deed: Note thanking veteran for service makes his day

Published Apr. 5 2015

My parents were shopping in Chickamauga when a lady approached their vehicle with a note. When she saw my mother...

Put Surratt, Parks, Liuzzo on currency and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 5 2015

If we do replace Andrew Jackson on our $20 bills with a woman, why not replace Ulysses Grant while we're...

Tort limit strike one-man mistake and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 4 2015

I was very disheartened when you reported that the $750,000 tort limit law of Tennessee was struck down by a...

Foolish lawmakers jeopardizing health and other letters to the editors

Published Apr. 3 2015

April Fool's Day has come and gone.

TVA fee hikes would harm rafting industry and more letters to the editors

Published Apr. 1 2015

TVA fee hikes would harm rafting industry

Gun fanaticism presents risks to all and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 31 2015

A gun fanatic recently wrote about statistics, claiming that "only slightly more than one" child a day was killed with...

Atheists have an oath problem and other letters to the editors

Published Mar. 30 2015

Behold, the great discovery that the state Constitution forbids atheists to hold office.

Good Deed: Brainerd High thanked for honoring Betty Lumpkin

Published Mar. 29 2015

Thank you, Brainerd High School, for dedicating the school's library in honor of Betty Lumpkin.

Donor finds purpose, friendship, community at Blood Assurance and other letters to the editor

Published Mar. 29 2015

I recently donated a single unit of platelets and a single unit of plasma at Blood Assurance. I saw many...

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...

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...

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...

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...