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I just saw the craziest thing.I’m out of town. And a couple of properties away from me, two men and a woman had been working at a house for an hour or so. I haven’t been actively watching them, … more
September is National Preparedness Month, and your BBB is sharing resources to help you ensure you’re prepared should natural disasters hit our area. An excellent resource for disaster … more
To The Editor:   I was saddened to see Mr. Herman’s letter to you in Friday’s paper.  As I expressed to Mr. Herman a couple of weeks ago when he visited me at my office, I … more
QR codes — those square boxes that can be scanned by your phone camera and will take you to an associated website — are gaining more and more popularity, especially as companies strive to give a … more
Dear Editor:   Recently, Bloomberg, The Hill and NBC reported that the Senate Finance Committee is considering a price on carbon beginning at $15 per ton and slowly increasing each year … more
At this time of year we are in the process of welcoming cooler weather and the many festivals that are part of our community. This is also a great time to remember that to have a harvest, one must … more
On Saturday, our great nation and the world honored the nearly 3,000 lives lost when terrorists flew hijacked passenger jets into both World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, while a third … more
The dogs are missing me. My husband, Peter, predicted this after we moved. “All the dogs will miss you!” he said. “They are going to be looking for the Treat Lady. Don’t you think … more
To The Editor:Thank you for many years of faithfully reporting facts forthrightly. In that same spirit, I want to set forth facts that relate to a loan made by TitleMax to a young friend of mine.At … more
  As another hot, muggy Southeast Tennessee summer draws to its merciful close, I was reminded two weekends ago why the middle months remain a solid No. 5 on my list of four favorite … more
To The Editor:"To Tell The Truth" was the title of a game show that many of us watched on TV for years. The program had three contestants, two of whom were imposters, and at the end of the show the … more
In a time of normalcy — something of which we’ve fallen short for the past 18 months — the sight of orange barrels lining the shoulders of a local road would bring a level of dread to … more
In less than 24 hours, we will have reached the 20th anniversary of what most consider — and rightfully so — the most horrific tragedy on American soil in the storied history of this proud … more
Estimating distances can be tricky.If you asked 20 people how far it is to that tree in the distance, you would probably get 20 different answers.I don’t know how accurate I would be, but I do know … more
To The Editor:My wife and I were looking forward to going to the International Cowpea Festival. We had attended it several times in the past and had always enjoyed it.However, after reading that the … more
To The Editor:As B. McReynolds and D. Thomforde weave tales of wizards, healers and trading golden tickets for a utopian atmosphere, I think it might benefit us all to be reminded of two fables far … more
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