I am writing to express my opposition to two current bills that, if passed, could have devastating effects on the health of teens and youth across Tennessee.
If you take a minute to imagine the perfect combination of kindness, work ethic, creativity and ethical small business talent, the picture that comes into focus is Jerry Sear.
There is a saying that goes, "A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle."
I recently read the editorial on the conservative side of the TFP entitled "Mayoral candidates should address gun violence."
Having coordinated one of the original recycling programs in this region, I know that a well-managed drop-off center, with separate bins for each type of recyclable, accomplishes the main goal of recycling, providing end- users with valuable feedstock, i.e., recyclables that can be made into new, marketable products.
It is with great delight that the death of the Tennessee state Hall Income Tax is now official after being on a pseudo-life support system for six years.
At age 22, having failed to register in advance of the 1972 presidential election, I missed my first opportunity to vote.
Tim Kelly as mayor would help us realize our potential as a city and bring us together as one Chattanooga.
With climate change impacts more seriously degrading land and streams, we need to halt actions which provide profits to builders and developers that smack of irresponsibility.
David Cook's recent column on the memorial to Ed Johnson at the Walnut Street Bridge was a poignant reminder that certain places hold memories that make them "hallowed ground."
When I was growing up and working in small, rural villages, guns were a part of everyday life; hunting rifles, mostly.
The Jan. 6 insurrection in our Capitol revealed that the GOP has become a sanctuary for QAnon psychotics, white supremacists, Neo-Nazis, racist and neo-Confederates.
Why do Tennessee legislators want to risk lives?
I about bust a gut laughing at the article "Cautiously Optimistic" by Mary Fortune in the March 10 Business section. So you think that the future is brighter for tourism?
As I wrote this letter on Tuesday, it had been cloudy all day, and the next two days were projected to be worse.
We the people, the only species aware of itself, are still catching our breath after our victory over Trump and his treasonous, seditious supporters.
This week, a Democrat in the White House and Democrats on the Hill rescued our nation. Only Democrats. Not one Republican.
I surely do not understand how the moniker "Scenic City of the South" can even be uttered by my new city of Chattanooga. Natural beauty of the area? Gag me with a spoon.
Hey, Dems! It's another "crisis"! Let's spend another $1.9 trillion we don't have to help all of our voters — including the ones we let in under Biden's immigration rules!
I have read that many Christian voters idolize former President Donald J. Trump.
To quote the maître d' in the extraordinary movie "Ferris Bueller's Day Off":
The Republican Party has swallowed their own poison pill of fear that they've peddled for 45-plus years.
To the 27 senators seeking to ban kneeling at sporting events at UTC: Is it not ironic that you can wrap yourselves in the refuge of patriotism and flag, clutching the statue of Bedford Forrest in your bosom, and scold young athletes and threaten our university chancellors with withholding funds for exercising their First Amendment rights?