Letters to the Editor
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I think it is important not to lose sight of the significance of what transpired on the TVA generation and transmission system. more
As I type this letter in Cleveland on Dec. 22, the forecast is calling for a low temperature of about 7 degrees F on Friday morning. By the time you see this on Dec. 31, we should be back to much more comfortable temps and a very decent end-of-year weather forecast. Historically, Cleveland has nearly the lowest average annual snowfall of any city in Tennessee: about 1.5 inches. So it is easy to take that for granted. more
Gov. Bill Lee aims to improve Revolutionary War and American history teaching for Tennessee students. I agree.  more
As 2022 rapidly draws to a close and we enter the holiday season, many of us begin to think about gratitude — who and what we are grateful for. more
Earlier this week my friend and I made a visit to check up on a friend in Bradley County that wasn’t answering her phone. When we got there, we saw that there were items on the porch which had been delivered two weeks before. So a call was made to 911 for a wellness check. more
To The Editor: The Moravian Lovefeast is a special worship service held during the season of Advent each year at First Presbyterian Church. Always on the first Sunday evening in December, this … more
To The Editor: As a constitutional conservative, I’ve been labeled as one who clings to their God and guns. Then I was called a Tea Party bagger. Next I’m laughingly mocked as a … more
To The Editor: In 1968, the Vietnam War was raging. The military draft was a means to fill the ranks with needed personnel. Men of my age were being drafted from all walks of life. Consequently … more
To The Editor: For over two years, the Bradley County Commission has been approached with the idea to move communications from the audience from the end of commission meetings to the … more
Dear Editor:In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the king of Corinth. For cheating death twice he was forced to roll a large boulder up a hill only for it to roll down every time it neared the top, … more
Dear Editor:Please view this important video: It is updated and shows mismanagement by the Tennessee … more
Dear Editor: According to the news media, Republicans will be voting with the Democrats because too many Republicans on the Supreme Court had enough influence to repeal Roe v. Wade. Are folks … more
Dear Editor: Bradley County has an irresponsible dog-owner problem — not a dog problem. Dogs, horses, pigs, chickens and other animals, domestic or wild, by nature do not understand property … more
Dear Editor: It has been a little more than a week since my letter, "Broken hearts abound," was published, and I am grateful for the opportunity to share what I have learned. I know I am not alone … more
Dear Editor: Three great messages in the Sept. 1 paper: Wright’s Construction longtime support of ATS The Bridge, Operation Christmas Child and resources for the bullied. But I digress. My … more
Dear Editor: In the Aug. 27 issue, the topmost first story by Anna Shand runs a total of 40 column inches. She quotes three recent Lee grads about how happy they are for President Joe Biden's plan … more
Dear Editor: I’m writing in reference to the Aug. 27 article “Graduates thankful for loan relief” and I’m frustrated with the lack of balance in this story.  Why … more
Dear Editor:My letter today is not unique to the grieving families throughout Cleveland and their relatives living beyond my beloved hometown. I am just a daughter in North Carolina who misses her … more
Dear Editor: As someone who follows local and national news reports, I must tell you I am worried about the recent extreme heat and wildfires raging across the country. I feel for people who lose … more
Dear Editor: I believe columnist Ron Hart poked a little too close to a nerve of folks living in an alternative reality. The hypocrisy of the liberal-left is so consistent: Show compassion for … more
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