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Letters
  • Viewpoint: Dispatchers should not lose wages, benefits In regard to the plan to combine the city and county dispatch centers to one unit: Since this has come up it has pointed out a shameful tragedy of a group of employees in a life-saving unit of government. The city's emergency dispatch operators haven't had a pay raise in about 10 years.

    July 16, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Law trumps compassion on immigration problem As I was watching a debate on the immigration problem, the "build a fence" participant appeared to lose considerable moral ground when his liberal counterpart said, "There is a high moral ground … I would like to have an open border situation. It would be good for this country …. " She summarized by saying we ought to be a "compassionate nation."

    July 15, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Goodstock crowd continues to be considerate On July 5th Good’s Candy Shop held its sixth annual Goodstock. This event features live music, food and a car show. This year was a record turnout with 120 cars on display and over 1,200 people visiting.

    July 14, 2014

  • Letter: Dickmanns set a good example for city What a beautifully warm day and what a great day for the city of Anderson on July 3. The Anderson Town Center Park was renamed the Dickmann Town Center Park by Mayor Kevin Smith during a ceremony that was attended by an enthusiastic crowd.

    July 12, 2014

  • Letter: First Amendment protects newspapers The newspapers for hundreds of years was our source of news, and I believe recognized information is the currency of a democracy and Americans' freedom depends on a free press providing factual nonbiased reporting.

    July 12, 2014

  • Viewpoint: Damming river will affect entire state One proponent of the White River reservoir construction says that if you are opposed to damming the White river then you are one of the few and are loud and irresponsible. His support of the reservoir offers no facts or referenced success stories, only rosy predictions of what he wants you to believe that it could be.

    July 11, 2014

  • Letter: Nearly 4,700 kids will benefit from Golf Classic We would like to thank all those who supported the St. John's Children's Clinic Golf Classic. That includes the players, sponsors, celebrities, volunteers, donors, hospital staff, Anderson Country Club, and all those who enjoyed the benefit party.

    July 9, 2014

  • Letter: Hawk declares US has 'duty' to help Ukraine I read a recent column by Republican hawk Victor Ashe, former U.S. ambassador to Poland and former mayor of Knoxville, when he declared that "America's duty is to provide real help to embattled Ukraine."

    July 9, 2014

  • Letter: One cooperates if there's nothing to hide A House chairman probing the IRS scandal recently stated that President Obama has reneged on a promise to have his aides cooperate with the investigation, forcing the Ways and Means Committee to conduct a search for emails and documents needed to get to the truth.

    July 9, 2014

  • Letter: Saturday mail still essential In early June, House leadership (Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R) announced a proposal to use the elimination of Saturday mail delivery as a "pay-for" for the Highway Trust Fund, a multi-billion dollar fund.

    July 6, 2014

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