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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

Rethink need for new children's hospital and more letters to the editors

Published Jun. 1 2015

Hamilton County is lucky to have Erlanger as its community hospital.

Good Deed: Second-graders donate funds to Humane Society

Published May. 31 2015

Humane Educational Society volunteer Donna Horn, Kathy Mindel and her Border collie, Maggie, recently paid a visit to Angie Hudson's...

U.S. Route 27 is now ideal roadway and more letters to the editors

Published May. 31 2015

Although it's been a long time in coming, I'd like to congratulate TDOT and Wright Brothers for completion of the...

'Uninsured have more worries than new logo' and more Letters to the Editors

Published May. 29 2015

Perhaps state Sen. Bo Watson has gotten more calls from his constituents about the ugly new state logo than he...

'Gardenhire disregards his constituents' and more letters to the editors

Published May. 28 2015

The fact that Todd Gardenhire had his adult son enrolled on his taxpayer-supported health insurance but twice voted against health...

Pay students to leave schools and more letters to the editors

Published May. 26 2015

What helps students? Parents involved. Small class size. Variety, since each student is unique. Flexibility, since family situations change.

Good Deed: Hats off to Citizens Tri-County Bank in Dunlap for donation

Published May. 24 2015

Visitors from all over the world have come to see the Children's Holocaust Memorial (better known as the Paper Clips...

How can wetlands destruction be 'progress'? and other letters to the editors

Published May. 24 2015

Last week, a beautiful wetland in our neighborhood was, by city "code," demolished, leaving frogs hanging from trees to die,...

Marines thanked for stellar service and other letters to the editors

Published May. 23 2015

"Once a Marine, always a Marine": personified my late husband, Bill Carver. His burial with full military honors was a...

Hitler, Clinton: Commonality? and more letters to the editors

Published May. 22 2015

Jesus Christ and Hillary Clinton are on a collision course. Jesus said, " I assure you: Until heaven and earth...

New Ganns school well deserved and other letters to the editors

Published May. 21 2015

I can attest to the need in the community for the new Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School that is now...

Do not overlook Memorial Day meaning and more letters to the editors

Published May. 20 2015

This Monday we will observe Memorial Day. This day is a sacred day to honor and remember the men and...

Bill should stay out of Hillary's way and other letters to the editors

Published May. 18 2015

I have been seeing all of the jokes and letters about Hillary Clinton. Well, I will put in my two...

Good Deed: Chickamauga Chase race director appreciated by all

Published May. 17 2015

The Chickamauga Chase has been held since 1969 in the historic and beautiful military park.

Leaves of three, let it be and other letters to the editors

Published May. 17 2015

It would be helpful this time of year if you had some pictures of poison ivy leaves in your paper...

Exercise courage: Give schools more and other letters to the editors

Published May. 14 2015

I urge County Mayor Jim Coppinger to include increased funding for our public schools in the budget he presents to...

Good Deed: Goodwill benefits from bank employees' generosity

Published May. 10 2015

Throughout the month of March, FirstBank placed Goodwill donation bins in the lobbies of 18 bank branches across Tennessee.

Church supporting summer learning and other letters to the editors

Published May. 10 2015

We at the REACH Summer Learning program would like to publicly thank Trinity Lutheran Church and the Trinity Lutheran Church...

Guns commentary helpful to right, left and other letters to the editors

Published May. 9 2015

Thank you for the commentary "The Scientific Consensus On Guns" on The Chattanooga Times page of Thursday's edition. I hope...

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....