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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Disability benefits are hard to get and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 24 2014

Once again, we have a very wealthy congressman and well-paid bureaucrats in Washington labeling Social Security disability recipients as lazy...

Good Deed: Rush-hour drivers give trucker a hand

Published Nov. 23 2014

During afternoon rush hour a few weeks ago, my wife and I were heading north on Norcross Road toward Highway...

Salaries, bonuses in the news reveal misplaced priorities and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 23 2014

Getting ready for work, I heard about a baseball player who signed a 13-year contract for over $300 million -...

Pay TVA CEO in pennies and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 22 2014

According to the TVA board, its CEO received compensation of only $113,461 per week in fiscal 2013. Of course, for...

Jenkins, Loftis due their day In court and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 21 2014

I have a few comments about the Nov. 12 article "Suspects in Death Get Bond Lowered." The defendants mentioned were...

Name-calling is not best argument and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 20 2014

I read with interest a couple of your recent editorials concerning the case of King v. Burwell, which is now...

Judging by few not so effective - and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 19 2014

We are advised to not judge all Muslims by a few, but we are encouraged to judge all gun owners...

Uber a super service for city - and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 18 2014

Having been a faithful user of the Uber car service for a couple of years now, I can tell you...

Fowler, not lawsuit, prone to hysteria and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 17 2014

According to the article by Andy Sher in the Times Free Press Nov. 11 edition, Amendment 1 advocate David Fowler...

Good deed: Caring boys surprise ill neighbor by raking leaves

Published Nov. 16 2014

On a recent Saturday visit to my elderly, sick mother, Maxine Baker, I was pleasantly surprised to see two boys...

Web appeal for birth control raises awareness and othyer letters to the editors

Published Nov. 16 2014

In Kevin Hardy's Oct. 7 article, Lauren Kramer took to the web to find someone who would help her pay...

Media coverage of protest off target and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 13 2014

I am sickened by how the Chattanooga media treated young people trying to exercise their First Amendment rights on the...

Ebola teacher fear unfounded and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 13 2014

Regarding the article "Ebola fear: Teacher told to stay away from school after trip to Africa": While it is easy...

Jail time too good for church vandal - and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 11 2014

For the crime of practically destroying Valley Memorial Baptist Church and causing so much pain to the congregation, Garrett Michael...

Dayton coal makes for dirty circle and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 10 2014

I enjoyed Ben Benton's fine Oct. 23 report on coal mining approved on Dayton Mountain and the follow-up left page...

Good deed: Hiker enjoys generosity of walking stick carver

Published Nov. 9 2014

Recently, on the Signal Mountain Cumberland Trail, I enjoyed God's wonderful gift of great weather, almost-perfect temperatures and the company...

As a community, let's give nonviolent dissenters respect, consideration and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 9 2014

I wasn't there, and I didn't see it, but talk about it was all over town. On Oct. 22, four...

Election won't ease middle class woes and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 8 2014

Well, voting is now over. No more watching commercials of politicians promising the world and not doing anything. The rich...

Recruit smaller airlines to town and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 7 2014

Re "Airport to talk to United on nonstops" (Oct. 21): Please stop trying to lure the likes of American, Delta...

Catholic giving for more than cathedral - and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 5 2014

In the article about the new cathedral being planned for Knoxville, you implied all Catholics are well off. You're wrong.

Morris Hill drivers asked to slow down - and more letters to the editors

Published Nov. 4 2014

To those of you using Shallowford Road and Morris Hill Road as a shortcut to East Brainerd Road, you have...

Don't be deceived by Amendment 1 foes and other letters to the editors

Published Nov. 3 2014

I see religious right leaders in the media frequently opining about the moral decay in America. What does it say...

Good deed: WWII vehicles get TLC from generous volunteer

Published Nov. 2 2014

The 6th Cavalry Museum, like all nonprofits, has many unique volunteer opportunities. One of our most pressing needs is the...