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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Survivors show way of forgiveness and more letters to the editors

Published Jul. 7 2015

The slain worshipers in Charleston, S.C., have now been laid to rest. They left behind a beautiful legacy demonstrated by...

Alinsky-ites have little new to offer and other letters to the editors

Published Jul. 6 2015

Mark Twain said, "It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than open it and remove all doubt."

Good Deed: Young man who helped woman cross in traffic appreciated

Published Jul. 5 2015

I thought I was just slowing down because I'm getting older. Then I was unable to get across Brainerd Road...

Reject the hate not the symbols and other letters to the editors

Published Jul. 5 2015

I am saddened by the senseless act of violence at the hands of a misguided man that left so many...

Magna Carta column misses the point and other letters to the editors

Published Jul. 3 2015

Your June 20 Life section column, "Why Christians should celebrate the Magna Carta," presents a complete misunderstanding of the 13th-century...

What's next after the Confederate flag? and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 30 2015

I am saddened by our actions at times in our great United States of America.

Are hearing loss lawsuits next? and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 29 2015

Readers of the TFP and other media have recently been inundated with ads for hearing aids.

Good Deed: Auditorium staff thanked for the return of lost wedding ring

Published Jun. 28 2015

Thank you for the opportunity to publicly thank Beverly Casey of the Memorial Auditorium administrative office and her associate Marcus...

Be kind and return walking canes and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 28 2015

Please, when you find a walking cane in a shopping cart at the grocery or department store, please turn it...

Commission action mirrors Plunkitt and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 26 2015

The County Commission's vote to override County Mayor Jim Coppinger's veto of the fiscal 2016 budget was a foregone conclusion....

Church shooting evokes memories, prayers and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 24 2015

Church shooting evokes memories, prayers

More handicap space needed at library and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 22 2015

The downtown library needs more handicap parking. There are only two spaces on 10th Street.

Sharp right on with tax break challenges and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 21 2015

Tax breaks should not be given without significant public benefit. They should not be indiscriminately passed out to the well-heeled...

Good Deed: City of Lakesite holds first annual fishing rodeo

Published Jun. 21 2015

The city of Lakesite held its first Fishing Rodeo at Little Chickey Pond at Hans Bingham Park.

Erlanger staff, training praised and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 17 2015

Please know I have no political or personal agenda in this tribute to Erlanger hospital.

Wrongly imprisoned need liberty, justice and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 15 2015

All too frequently in the past several years, there have been reports of wrongly convicted persons, who have existed under...

Good Deed: BASF Company good neighbor to the students at Chattanooga State Community College

Published Jun. 14 2015

The sign for the BASF company on Amnicola Highway says, "We create chemistry."

Privacy question is out of whack and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 14 2015

Let me get this straight.

HES a valuable community resource and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 10 2015

Since 1910, the Humane Educational Society has served our area. Despite the deplorable conditions of the facility and shoestring budget,...

Good Deed: Volunteer, service dog bring cheer to area nursing homes

Published Jun. 7 2015

Jill Burnett's visits to area nursing homes bring cheer and comfort to our Alzheimer's patients.

Suicides require better understanding and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 7 2015

When a life is lost suddenly to suicide, it is normal for family and friends to want to know the...

Humane Educational Society grateful for budget support and other letters to the editors

Published Jun. 5 2015

On behalf of the staff and board of directors of the Humane Educational Society, we are writing to express our...

Suicide not only answer for bullied and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 3 2015

If your classmates bully you, do not try suicide. If you kill yourself, it will hurt your family deeply.