Opinion

Sound Off: Was hospital move the right one?

Do you agree or disagree with Scott County Commission's refusal to remove a two-year clause regarding the local hospital from its asset purchase agreement...

McElroy: Public notices on gov't websites won't cut it

By Jack McElroy In recent years, the General Assembly has considered amending the way public notices are handled in Tennessee. This is understandable. The communications...

Garrett: In mud puddle is sign of spring

I had to look close to be sure I was seeing what I thought I was seeing. Clinging to a tree root in a mud...

Sound Off: America's gun policy

In the wake of mass school shootings — including the massacre in Newtown, Conn., last month, what should America's response to gun laws be?...

Oden: Buster & Suzie made a good team

If a dog bites, it’s a “bad” dog, right? But, is a dog automatically bad because of its breed? Is it the deed or...

Garrett: Armed or unarmed, murderers will be murderers

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., last week unveiled a summary of the legislation she says she will introduce to Congress this month aimed at...

Oden: Putting old Sling Blade to rest for the final time

Terminal condition is how to best describe the status of the old acquaintance of mine who lingered through the fall months before succumbing to...

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Services being planned for wife of TBI director emeritus Arzo Carson

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